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Miggy playing through jammed right pinky

Miggy playing through jammed right pinky

DETROIT -- There was a very good reason Miguel Cabrera was shaking his hand at times during his at-bats Thursday evening. His right pinky, which he jammed on a ground ball earlier in the week, was bothering him in the cold weather.

Still, Cabrera doesn't expect it to be a major issue moving forward. He has played through it so far and fared fine.

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As impressive as Cabrera's hitting has been this season, his durability deserves some credit, especially at third base.

Jason Beck is a reporter for MLB.com. Read Beck's Blog and follow him on Twitter @beckjason. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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