• Full name Daniel Reed Cabrera
  • Born 09/05/1998 in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Profile Ht.: 5'11" / Wt.: 200 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Louisiana State
  • Drafted in the CB-B round (62nd overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2020 (signed for $1,210,000).
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    Scouts have been infatuated with Cabrera’s swing since his days as a prep player. Out of Parkview Baptist High in Baton Rouge, evaluators admired his standout barrel control and a bat path that stayed in the zone for a long time. Known for his all-fields line drives in high school, Cabrera has started to tap into more of his raw power over three years at Louisiana State, highlighted by a 12-homer campaign in 2019. There aren’t many moving parts in Cabrera’s swing. It’s simple and easy and, like his prep days, he’s still capable of hitting the ball to all fields, which has helped him stay consistent. While his raw power is more above-average than plus, and mostly to the pull side, he’s the sort of hitter scouts believe will tap into everything he has during games. His power numbers were more suppressed last summer in the wood-bat Cape Cod League, so how his power transfers to a wood bat in pro ball is worth considering. Including 16 games in a shortened 2020 season, Cabrera is a .300/.382/.520 hitter in his LSU career. He has a corner-outfield profile and will likely be no more than average defensively there, and probably fits best in left field. Because of that, there’s more pressure on his bat, but he’s one of the college hitters who scouts generally feel comfortable with moving forward. He could sneak into the back of the first round or go off the board at some point in the second.

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Career Transactions

  • OF Daniel Cabrera assigned to Detroit Tigers.
  • OF Daniel Cabrera assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
  • Erie SeaWolves activated OF Daniel Cabrera.
  • OF Daniel Cabrera assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
  • OF Daniel Cabrera assigned to Lakeland Flying Tigers from Erie SeaWolves.
  • Erie SeaWolves transferred OF Daniel Cabrera to the Development List.
  • OF Daniel Cabrera roster status changed by Detroit Tigers.
  • OF Daniel Cabrera assigned to Detroit Tigers.

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