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Melky Cabrera
Birthdate: 8/11/1984 (32 y, 7 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: B/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/200     Position: OF
Contract: $42M / 3 Years (2015 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Cabrera started in left field Saturday and went 0-for-3 against the Indians. He's hitting just .220 (11-for-50) with a .544 OPS this spring. (3/25/2017)
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Profile: The introductory sentence of Melky's caption last year: "Melky Cabrera has been one of the most inconsistent players over the last six seasons." So, of course, it would be an aberration if the Melk Man's introduction this year was anything other than this: "Melky Cabrera has actually been a beacon of consistency." Hear me out. Leche didn't establish himself as a high-contact, high-average hitter until his breakout 2011 campaign. Since then, he has hit 15 percent better than the league, and that includes two unfortunate seasons - one injury-shortened, another BABIP-dampened. Maybe I'm putting lipstick on a pig, especially in light of his PED-tainted past, but Cabrera is one of the game's best contact hitters who sprays the ball and uses his wheels to his advantage. He hangs his hat on exceptional batting averages, and his contact skills suggest it's not a category of his that'll deteriorate in earnest anytime soon. The modest power always came secondary, but even that has pretty consistently hovered around the 15-homer mark. The speed is no longer — alas, he's not a five-category threat anymore — but 15 home runs and a .290 batting average with solid run and RBI counts get the job done. He's a top-50 outfielder with few surprises. That's not such a bad thing. (Alex Chamberlain)

The Quick Opinion: Melky's excellent contact skills make him a low-risk, albeit low-upside, outfield option. 15 home runs and a .290 batting average have become the norm and are a reasonable expectation for 2017.

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DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Total- - -- - -- - -- - -621171353168173626.9 %10.8 %.157.316.301.351.458.354127
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-09-05TOR@BOS2LF21000100050.0 %0.0 %.0001.0001.0001.0001.000.790431
2014-08-07TORBAL2DH1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.722384
2014-08-10TORDET2LF103000010050.0 %0.0 %.000.600.600.800.600.593293
2014-08-06TORBAL2LF53100200020.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.8001.000.751404
2014-07-24TORBOS2LF53300120020.0 %0.0 %.750.750.750.8001.500.907513
2014-05-26TORTBR2LF53100130020.0 %0.0 %.333.7501.000.8001.333.751404
2014-05-20TOR@BOS2LF5420132000.0 %0.0 %1.000.750.800.8001.8001.118660
2014-04-18TOR@CLE1LF5400010000.0 %0.0 %.000.800.800.800.800.713377
2014-07-19TORTEX3LF4310010000.0 %0.0 %.250.750.750.7501.000.766415
2014-06-18TOR@NYY2LF42100100025.0 %0.0 %.333.667.667.7501.000.716379
2014-05-16TOR@TEX2LF41100020050.0 %0.0 %.500.500.500.7501.000.665344
2014-05-09TORLAA2LF42000101025.0 %0.0 %.000.667.667.750.667.618311
2014-06-20TOR@CIN2LF62100210033.3 %0.0 %.250.500.500.667.750.592293
2014-08-05TORBAL2LF52000000020.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.494225
2014-07-30TOR@BOS2LF52000200020.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.600.500.494225
2014-07-28TOR@BOS2LF52002350020.0 %0.0 %1.500.000.500.6002.000.992572
2014-07-22TORBOS2LF5310012000.0 %20.0 %.200.750.600.600.800.613308
2014-07-20TORTEX3LF5300123000.0 %0.0 %.600.500.600.6001.200.784427
2014-07-11TOR@TBR3LF52000010120.0 %40.0 %.0001.000.500.600.500.494225
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-07-09TOR@LAA3LF51000200040.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.600.333.454197
2014-07-02TORMIL2RF-LF52100100020.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.600.750.544259
2014-06-26TORCHW2LF51000210040.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.600.333.454197
2014-06-04TOR@DET2LF5310132000.0 %0.0 %.800.500.600.6001.400.862481
2014-05-22TOR@BOS2LF51001210040.0 %0.0 %1.000.000.333.6001.333.703370
2014-05-04TOR@PIT2LF5300112000.0 %0.0 %.600.500.600.6001.200.784427
2014-04-23TORBAL2LF5310010000.0 %20.0 %.200.750.600.600.800.613308
2014-04-20TOR@CLE2LF52000101020.0 %20.0 %.000.667.500.600.500.494225
2014-08-23TORTBR2LF4210001000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.544259
2014-08-17TOR@CHW2LF5200000000.0 %20.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.446191
2014-08-12TOR@SEA2LF4210011000.0 %0.0 %.250.500.500.500.750.544259
2014-08-09TORDET2LF4210001000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.544259
2014-08-01TOR@HOU2LF41000100025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395156
2014-07-13TOR@TBR2LF41000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.395156
2014-07-07TOR@LAA3LF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446191
2014-07-05TOR@OAK2LF4200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446191
2014-06-25TORNYY2LF4200002000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446191
2014-06-22TOR@CIN2LF4200010000.0 %50.0 %.0001.000.500.500.500.446191
2014-06-19TOR@NYY2LF4200112000.0 %0.0 %.750.333.500.5001.250.757408
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-06-12TOR@BAL2LF41000010025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395156
2014-06-07TORSTL2LF4210000000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.544259
2014-05-29TORKCR2LF4200010000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446191
2014-05-24TOROAK2LF4200002000.0 %0.0 %.000.500.500.500.500.446191
2014-05-12TORLAA2LF41000100025.0 %25.0 %.000.500.333.500.333.395156
2014-05-05TOR@PHI2LF4200010000.0 %25.0 %.000.667.500.500.500.446191
2014-04-27TORBOS2LF4210011000.0 %25.0 %.250.667.500.500.750.544259
2014-04-24TORBAL2LF41000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.500.333.395156
2014-04-05TORNYY1LF4200111000.0 %0.0 %.750.333.500.5001.250.757408
2014-08-20TOR@MIL2LF5210021100.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.435183
2014-08-16TOR@CHW2LF5210012000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.435183
2014-07-27TOR@NYY2RF-LF5210000000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.435183
2014-07-26TOR@NYY2RF51100210020.0 %20.0 %.250.333.250.400.500.394155
2014-06-27TORCHW2LF5210000000.0 %0.0 %.200.400.400.400.600.435183
2014-06-23TORNYY2LF5210021000.0 %20.0 %.200.500.400.400.600.435183
2014-06-11TORMIN2LF51000100020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316100
2014-05-31TORKCR2LF5100011000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.323105
2014-05-08TORPHI2LF5210002000.0 %20.0 %.200.500.400.400.600.435183
2014-05-06TOR@PHI2LF51000100120.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-04-29TOR@KCR2LF5211012000.0 %20.0 %.600.500.400.4001.000.583287
2014-04-19TOR@CLE2LF5211010000.0 %40.0 %.600.667.400.4001.000.583287
2014-04-17TOR@MIN1LF51000100020.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.400.250.316100
2014-04-15TOR@MIN1LF51000000020.0 %20.0 %.000.333.250.400.250.316100
2014-04-10TORHOU1LF5220000000.0 %0.0 %.400.400.400.400.800.513238
2014-04-09TORHOU1LF5200010100.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.357129
2014-04-02TOR@TBR1LF5200000000.0 %0.0 %.000.400.400.400.400.357129
2014-04-01TOR@TBR1LF5200010000.0 %0.0 %.000.400.400.400.400.357129
2014-08-26TORBOS2LF6200011000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.29787
2014-04-30TOR@KCR2LF3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.333.000.24148
2014-04-13TOR@BAL1LF6210020000.0 %33.3 %.167.500.333.333.500.362133
2014-04-12TOR@BAL1LF6210000100.0 %16.7 %.167.400.333.333.500.362133
2014-08-31TORNYY2LF4100111000.0 %0.0 %.750.000.250.2501.000.534252
2014-08-30TORNYY3LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-08-25TORBOS2LF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-08-02TOR@HOU2LF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-31TOR@HOU2LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-25TOR@NYY3LF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-23TORBOS2LF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1720
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-07-18TORTEX2LF4100000100.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-08TOR@LAA3LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-06TOR@OAK3LF4100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-07-03TOR@OAK2RF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1720
2014-07-01TORMIL2LF4101011000.0 %0.0 %.500.250.250.250.750.409165
2014-06-21TOR@CIN2LF4110000000.0 %0.0 %.250.250.250.250.500.321104
2014-06-17TOR@NYY2LF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-06-13TOR@BAL2LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-06-10TORMIN2LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-06-09TORMIN2LF4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-06-08TORSTL2LF40000000025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1720
2014-06-01TORKCR2LF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-05-25TOROAK2LF40000000025.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1720
2014-05-18TOR@TEX2LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-05-14TORCLE2LF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-05-13TORCLE2LF40000110025.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.250.000.1720
2014-05-11TORLAA2LF4100010000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-05-10TORLAA2LF4100010000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-04-25TORBOS2LF4100000000.0 %50.0 %.000.500.250.250.250.22335
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-04-11TOR@BAL1LF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-04-08TORHOU1LF4100112000.0 %0.0 %.750.000.250.2501.000.534252
2014-04-04TORNYY1LF4100111000.0 %25.0 %.750.000.250.2501.000.534252
2014-04-03TOR@TBR1LF4100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.22335
2014-03-31TOR@TBR2LF4100000000.0 %25.0 %.000.333.250.250.250.22335
2014-09-02TOR@TBR2LF5110000000.0 %60.0 %.200.500.200.200.400.25759
2014-08-15TOR@CHW2LF5100112000.0 %0.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.427178
2014-08-08TORDET2LF5100001000.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.1784
2014-07-29TOR@BOS2LF5100001000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1784
2014-07-04TOR@OAK2LF5100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1784
2014-06-06TORSTL2LF5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1784
2014-06-05TOR@DET2LF5100111000.0 %0.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.427178
2014-05-27TORTBR2LF5100011000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1784
2014-05-21TOR@BOS2LF5100000000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1784
2014-05-03TOR@PIT2LF50000010020.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.200.000.138-24
2014-05-02TOR@PIT2LF5100000000.0 %0.0 %.000.200.200.200.200.1784
2014-04-26TORBOS2LF5100010000.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1784
2014-04-22TORBAL2LF5100123000.0 %20.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.427178
2014-04-06TORNYY1CF5100111000.0 %40.0 %.600.000.200.200.800.427178
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-09-04TOR@TBR2LF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-09-03TOR@TBR2LF5000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-29TORNYY2LF5000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-27TORBOS2LF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-24TORTBR2LF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-22TORTBR2LF3000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-19TOR@MIL2LF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-13TOR@SEA2LF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-11TOR@SEA2DH4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-08-03TOR@HOU2LF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-21TORBOS3LF2000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-07-12TOR@TBR2LF5000000000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-29TORCHW9PH-LF1000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-28TORCHW2LF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-24TORNYY2LF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-15TOR@BAL2LF5000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-14TOR@BAL2LF5000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-06-03TOR@DET2LF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-30TORKCR2LF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
DateTeamOppBOPosPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
2014-05-28TORTBR2LF4000000000.0 %25.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-23TOROAK2LF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-17TOR@TEX2DH5000001000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-15TORCLE2LF5000000000.0 %20.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-05-07TORPHI2LF4000010000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100
2014-04-17TOR@MIN1LF4000000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100