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Miguel Cabrera has chronic knee issue, is likely to DH full-time

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Posted at 1:22 PM, Jun 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 13:22:28-04

Miguel Cabrera's knee has been bothering him for five years.

And the pain isn't going to subside.

The Tigers say Cabrera has "chronic knee changes," and will be considered day-to-day.

Tigers trainer Doug Teter told reporters the knee issue is a result of a long career. Cabrera is expected to be the Tigers designated hitter going forward.

He is returning to the team's lineup on Tuesday.