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Cabrera exits early with tight hip flexor

Cabrera exits with tight hip flexor

MINNEAPOLIS -- Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera was pulled from Monday's contest against Minnesota following the second inning.

Cabrera left the game with a tight left hip flexor and is day-to-day.

In the bottom of the second, Cabrera dropped a throw from third baseman Carlos Guillen following a Brendan Harris grounder.

In the top of the third, outfielder Clete Thomas pinch-hit for Cabrera.

Thomas remained in the game in left field while Marcus Thames was moved to first base.

Thor Nystrom is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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