The Detroit Tigers placed slugger Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday.
Cabrera exited Friday's game, a 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins, with a right groin sprain.
Prior to the decision, manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera was undergoing an MRI.
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Cabrera has had groin problems before, though not recently. He underwent core muscle surgery after the 2013 season to repair what was essentially a groin tear that he played through for most of the stretch run that year.
Cabrera went 3-for-3 before leaving the loss to the Twins. He is hitting .268 with three home runs and 9 RBI.