Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez making their Grapefruit League debuts on Sunday

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From Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press comes word that Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez are finally set to make their Grapefruit League debuts in Sunday afternoon’s split-squad slate.

Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Tigers’ home game against the Nationals and Martinez will DH on the road against the Braves. They’re both expected to get around three at-bats.

Cabrera has been brought along slowly this spring following offseason surgery on his right foot and ankle. He registered three singles and a walk in five plate appearances Saturday in a minor league game.

Martinez homered in that same minor league game, though it was his only hit in six trips to the plate. He underwent surgery in early February after tearing his left meniscus in an offseason workout.

The two sluggers can now be penciled into Detroit’s Opening Day lineup.

Trea Turner undergoes surgery on right index finger

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Nationals shortstop Trea Turner underwent surgery on his right index finger, MLB.com’s Manny Randhawa reports. Turner suffered a non-displaced fracture when he was hit by a pitch attempting to bunt in early April.

Turner missed six weeks of action and played through the injury for the remainder of the season. He was quite successful, batting .298/.353/.497 with 19 home runs, 57 RBI, 96 runs scored, and 35 stolen bases across 569 plate appearances. Turner’s performance, especially late in the regular season, helped the Nationals claim the first NL Wild Card. They, of course, would go on to win the World Series.

Turner, who is expected to be healed up by the start of spring training, will be entering his second of four years of arbitration eligibility. He will likely get a sizable raise on his $3.725 million 2019 salary.