Tigers’ Cabrera to go on paternity leave list

Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera will go on the

paternity leave list and miss Thursday’s game against Tampa


Tigers manager Jim Leyland said before Wednesday night’s game

with the Rays that Cabrera’s wife would have labor induced.

Cabrera is expected to rejoin the team Friday night for the

opener of a three-game series at Minnesota.

Detroit will add a player for Thursday’s game to replace Cabrera

on the roster.