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• Third baseman Miguel Cabrera was not in the Tigers' lineup for the third straight game after leaving Monday night's game with an aggravated left hip flexor. He's considered day to day, but the Tigers have been mum on when he might return to the lineup.

• Leyland said reports of Omar Infante's (sprained left ankle) first rehab game with Class A West Michigan on Wednesday night were good, and they expect him to play second base on Thursday night for the Whitecaps. Reliever Darin Downs (left shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis) will also make his first rehab appearance on Thursday.

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• Third baseman Miguel Cabrera was not in the Tigers' lineup for the third straight game after leaving Monday night's game with an aggravated left hip flexor. He's considered day to day, but the Tigers have been mum on when he might return to the lineup.

• Leyland said reports of Omar Infante's (sprained left ankle) first rehab game with Class A West Michigan on Wednesday night were good, and they expect him to play second base on Thursday night for the Whitecaps. Reliever Darin Downs (left shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis) will also make his first rehab appearance on Thursday.

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Leyland said Infante will meet the Tigers in Detroit on Friday. If everything checks out, he could be activated. If not, he could play an additional rehab game with Triple-A Toledo.

• Leyland said he saw footage of Braves pitcher Tim Hudson's injury Wednesday night against the Mets, when Hudson collided with New York's Eric Young Jr. while covering first base and broke his right ankle.

"It's sad, sickening, gives you a bad feeling," Leyland said. "Terrible feeling. What a shame. It's amazing how fragile it is, because that's something you work on on the first day of Spring Training. It's like taking a drink of water. He just got in the middle of the bag and the timing was exactly wrong, instead of right, I should say. The guy just happened to be there at the exact time. It was a sad thing."

Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak.

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