Andrew Romine

Miguel Cabrera exits Friday’s game with a calf injury

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Update (10:33 PM EST): Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is “not optimistic” that Cabrera will be able to avoid a stint on the disabled list, per MLive.com’s James Schmehl.

Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera left Friday night’s game against the Blue Jays with a strained left calf, Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star reports. Cabrera is scheduled to undergo an MRI.

Cabrera was 2-for-2 with an RBI in the game before Andrew Romine replaced him on the bases following his single to lead off the fourth inning. The 2012 and ’13 American League MVP is batting .350/.456/.578 with 15 home runs and 54 RBI on the year.