Miguel Cabrera still out, Max Scherzer near pitching milestone

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Miguel Cabrera will once again sit out Saturday as the Detroit Tigers host the Chicago White Sox. Cabrera has not played since Tuesday, dealing with an aggravated left abdominal strain.

On Friday, Cabrera was initally in the Tigers' lineup, but was scratched late by Jim Leyland.

In Cabrera's absence, Jose Iglesias will get his second consecutive start at third base.

Jhonny Peralta is also in the lineup at shortstop as he continues to await his fate in Major League Baseball's Biogenesis investigation.

Max Scherzer will be Detroit's starting pitcher. Scherzer, who is going for his 16th win of the season, also sits just seven strikeouts away from 1,000 career strikeouts.

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