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September 26, 2020 12:28 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Takes seat for Game 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera isn't starting Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Mets.

Cabrera's playing time has been limited recently as he's now started just one of the last four games. Brock Holt will shift to first base for the matinee with Josh Harrison taking over as the third baseman.

September 25, 2020 02:36 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Sitting again Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera is not in the lineup Friday against the Mets.

Cabrera is on the bench for the second straight contest after the Nationals were eliminated from playoff contention Wednesday. Brock Holt shifts to first base while Josh Harrison starts at the hot corner Friday.

September 24, 2020 02:12 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Heads to bench Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera is not in Thursday's lineup against the Mets.

After getting officially eliminated from playoff contention Wednesday, several of Washington's veterans are getting Thursday off. Jake Noll will start at first base and bat sixth.

September 21, 2020 11:52 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Reaches base three times
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 2-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a walk Monday against the Phillies.

Cabrera stayed hot at the dish Monday night, plating a run in the first inning on a single to center. He's now hit safely in eight of his last 10 contests, racking up three homers and eight RBI over that stretch.

September 20, 2020 10:08 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Drives in four in Game 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, four RBI and two runs scored in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Marlins.

Cabrera paced the team with seven total bases in the 15-0 rout. He also had a double in the matinee, so he was 4-for-8 in total Sunday and raised his season SLG by more than 30 points. The 34-year-old is playing close to every day between first base and DH while batting mostly third or fourth in the order.

September 14, 2020 11:08 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Swats sixth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.

The homer was his sixth of the season, but his first since Aug. 17. Cabrera has cooled down significantly has a strong start, slashing .194/.274/.292 over his last 20 games.

September 8, 2020 03:16 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Back in lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera (back) returns to the lineup Tuesday against the Rays, batting sixth and playing first base.

Cabrera sat out Monday's game with a sore back but is ready to go just one day later. The veteran has failed to impress at the plate this season, hitting just .223/.293/.396.

September 7, 2020 04:12 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Dealing with back stiffness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera isn't in Monday's lineup against the Rays due to back stiffness, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

Cabrera could be available off the bench if needed, but manager Dave Martinez will give him a day off due to his back issue. The 34-year-old had been a staple in the lineup recently while hitting .223 with five home runs and 20 RBI this season.

August 27, 2020 10:04 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Good to go
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera (foot) is starting at third base and hitting third Wednesday against the Phillies.

Cabrera is dealing with some soreness stemming from fouling a ball off his foot a couple of days ago, but it's apparently mild enough to play through. The veteran infielder is slashing .288/.368/.515 with four home runs and 11 RBI through 18 games this month, and with the slumping Carter Kieboom sent to the Nats' alternate training site, Cabrera should be the everyday starter at the hot corner.

August 26, 2020 02:32 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Questionable with sore foot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera fouled a ball off his foot a couple days ago and is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Phillies, Mark Zuckerman of reports.

He went 2-for-4 in Tuesday's game, so perhaps it's something that he thought he could play through but he is now experiencing enough pain to potentially sit out Wednesday. The Nationals' lineup should be posted early in the afternoon to clarify his status.

August 23, 2020 10:40 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Not starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera is out of the lineup Sunday against the Marlins.

Cabrera started the past 14 games and had a .888 OPS with four homers during that stretch, so he'll receive a well-earned day off. Carter Kieboom receives the start at the hot corner Sunday for the Nationals.

August 18, 2020 08:52 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Rips fifth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a walk and a solo home run in Monday's 7-6 loss to Atlanta.

Getting the start at DH and hitting cleanup, Cabrera drilled his fifth homer of the year down the left-field line off southpaw Grant Dayton in the fifth inning. It was his first long ball hitting right-handed, as most of the switch hitter's damage has come from the left side of the plate, but that's been more than enough as Cabrera is slashing .271/.342/.586 with 15 RBI in 19 games.

August 15, 2020 06:48 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Slugs fourth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 1-for-3 with a walk, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in Friday's 15-3 rout of the Orioles.

The veteran infielder launched a solo shot in the seventh inning, his fourth homer of the year. With Starlin Castro (wrist) now on the shelf, Cabrera could see time at the keystone, but he was already seeing everyday duty between third base and first base thanks to his .276/.338/.603 slash line with 13 RBI in 16 games.

August 11, 2020 11:04 AM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Massive power display Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 4-for-4 with a walk, two doubles, two home runs, three runs scored and five RBI in Monday's 16-4 rout of the Mets.

Both long balls came off southpaws -- Steven Matz in the second inning and Chasen Shreve in the seventh. Cabrera has picked up right where he left off after being acquired by the Nats at the end of 2019, hitting .357 (15-for-42) through 12 games with three homers and 11 RBI.

August 7, 2020 02:08 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Day off Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera is out of the lineup Friday against the Orioles.

Cabrera was in the lineup the past two games and went 3-for-7 with a double and a run scored, but he'll take a seat Friday. Carter Kieboom will start at the hot corner for the Nationals.

July 29, 2020 11:28 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Drives in three
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera went 1-for-5 with a triple and three RBI on Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Cabrera was held hitless through nine innings, but delivered the game-sealing hit for the Nationals in the 10th frame. He came up to bat with the bases loaded and two outs, and came through with a clutch triple to stretch team's lead to 4-0. Cabrera has collected five hits in 23 plate appearances this season.

July 26, 2020 12:00 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Three hits against Yanks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera got the start at third base Saturday and went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two runs scored and two RBI in a win over the Yankees.

The 34-year-old took Ben Heller deep in the seventh inning for his first homer of 2020. Carter Kieboom is limited to DH duties at the moment due to a slight groin issue, opening up the hot corner for Cabrera. He'll have some intriguing short-term value in shallower fantasy leagues and daily formats after posting a .969 OPS in 38 games for the Nats last season.

March 23, 2020 01:16 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Could open season at hot corner
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera remained in the mix for the starting third base spot when spring training was suspended.

The veteran infielder was seen as the insurance policy at the hot corner in case top prospect Carter Kieboom needed more development time in the minors, but that appeared to be the case when MLB went on hiatus, as Kieboom was struggling both at the plate -- hitting .233 with nine strikeouts in 30 at-bats -- and with his defense after moving over from shortstop. Cabrera wasn't doing any better offensively in camp, going 3-for-22 (.136) without an extra-base hit, but his 13-season track record in the majors and .969 OPS in 38 games for the Nats at the end of last season carry a lot more weight.

January 4, 2020 12:56 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Returning to Nationals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Nationals on Saturday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

Cabrera played in 93 games with the Rangers last season before being released in August. The 34-year-old turned things around with Washington over the final weeks of the season, hitting .323/.404/.565 with six home runs and 40 RBI over 38 games. While Cabrera was effective with the Nationals last year, he'll likely battle for playing time at second base with Starlin Castro in 2020, but he could see increased action at third base following Anthony Rendon's departure if top prospect Carter Kieboom isn't ready to handle a starting role in the majors.

October 12, 2019 01:20 PM
Nationals' Asdrubal Cabrera: Remains sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cabrera is not in the lineup for Game 2 of the NLCS against the Cardinals on Saturday.

Cabrera will sit for the second straight game after going 1-for-9 in the NLDS. Howie Kendrick is starting at second base, with Ryan Zimmerman at first.

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