Health update on Miguel Cabrera:
Miguel Cabrera cleared for running progression and limited baseball activity, Dave Dombrowski announces. Basically hitting and throwing.
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) February 18, 2015
Cue that weirdo on Twitter who thinks we hate Cabrera for the suggestion that anything he does is “limited.”
Cabrera, of course, is rehabbing from surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot. With him being cleared, at least on a limited basis, the Tigers’ optimistic assessment of his time table — that he will be ready for Opening Day or soon thereafter — is still theoretically in play.
UPDATE: The Tigers are saying as much:
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) February 18, 2015