Miguel Cabrera Leaves Detroit Tigers Game With Injury

Update (9:57): Cabrera left the game with a sore left hip flexor muscle. He will be reevaluated Tuesday and is considered day-to-day.

, the ’ defending AL MVP, left Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox with an apparent injury.

Cabrera went second to third on a bases loaded ground ball up the middle by Victor Martinez to give the Tigers a 3-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning. Upon touching the plate Cabrera headed straight for the dugout and appeared to speak with Tigers trainer Kevin Rand. He stayed in the game and came out to play third in the bottom of the inning.

Adam Dunn came up to the plate to lead off the bottom and shot a ball down the left field line. Cabrera barely made a move to his right, coming up lame and allowing the White Sox to reach base for the first time in the game. Miggy immediately left the game and there is no update on his condition.

Cabrera was bothered by back and left-hip injuries prior to the All-Star Break, but did play for the American League in the game.

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