Royals OF Cabrera leaves game with ankle injury
Royals outfielder Melky Cabrera has left Saturday night’s game
against the Detroit Tigers with a sore left ankle.
Cabrera made a long run from center field to chase down a
flyball to the warning track hit by Austin Jackson in the fourth
inning. Right fielder Jeff Francoeur made the catch just before the
Cabrera played out the rest of the half inning before being
removed for pinch hitter Mitch Maier in the bottom half of the
fourth. Maier remained in the game to play center field.
The injury is to the same ankle Cabrera hurt earlier this week
on a pickoff play at first base. The Royals said he’s day to