Has a daughter, Nashly.
Went 4-3 with 1 save, a 4.50 ERA (24 ER in 48.0 IP) and 67 strikeouts in 41 appearances (1 start) with Double-A Birmingham (White Sox)... Averaged 12.6 strikeouts per 9.0 innings…recorded multiple strikeouts in 23 of his 41 outings... Made 24 appearances with Licey in the Dominican Winter League, going 1-1 with a 1.99 ERA (5 ER in 22.2 IP) and a 0.93 WHIP…12 of his fi nal 13 outings were scoreless (0.73 ERA; 1 ER in 12.1 IP).
Began the season on the major league disabled list before spending the remainder of the season in the minor leagues with Double-A Mississippi and Triple-A Gwinnett…Went 3-2 with a 6.20 ERA (31 ER/45.0 IP) in 41 combined games out of the bullpen…Walked 46 while striking out 39...Placed on the 10-day disabled list on 3/30 with a right elbow strain and after making a rehabilitation assignment to Single-A Florida and Triple-A Gwinnett, was optioned to the G-Braves the day he was activated, 5/7...Optioned to the M-Braves on 8/2, where he finished the season…Issued at least one walk in 12 of his 14 games with Mississippi.
Split the season between Atlanta and Double-A Mississippi, making his major league debut on 6/27 with a scoreless inning of relief vs. CLE...Started the year with the M-Braves before the Braves recalled him on 6/27…Remained with the Braves for the remainder of the season, fi nishing with six saves and fi ve wins to become the eighth Braves rookie in Atlanta franchise history to have at least fi ve wins and fi ve saves in a season…Mike Stanton did it last in 1991, winning fi ve times and saving seven games... His six saves were fourth most among MLB rookies…From the date of his debut (6/27) through the end of the season, his 41 games pitched tied for the most appearances by a rookie pitcher in the majors…Among all pitchers in that time frame, Cabrera tied for the seventh most appearances in the majors, fi ve off the lead of ARI's Randall Delgado and SD's Brad Hand...Did not allow a home run over his 38.1 innings pitched...His run is the fi fth-longest active homerless streak in the NL…By games (41), Cabrera's streak is the fifth longest in Atlanta franchise history (since 1966)…Did not allow a home run for the M-Braves either…Last surrendered a home run on 8/19/15, a span of 78.0 professional innings...Finished with the second-highest average pitch velocity in the majors at 100.6...Only Aroldis Chapman (100.9) threw harder, according to MLB's Statcast…He and Chapman were the only two pitchers to throw a pitch at least 103 mph... Earned his fi rst career win, 7/19 at CIN…Struck out two over 1.2 innings in a 5-4, 11-inning win... Collected his fi rst save, 6/30 vs. MIA…Retired the only batter he faced in the 8-5 win. Compiled a 1.25 ERA (3 ER/21.2 IP) over 21 games, 6/23-9/7... Held righties to a .189 average (14-for-74) with one extra-base hit...Entered the 2016 season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' 29th-best prospect.
Entered the 2016 season ranked by Baseball America as the Braves' 29th-best prospect. ... Split his fifth professional campaign between High-A Carolina and Double-A Mississippi. Totaled a 2-3 record with one save and a 5.59 ERA while striking out 53 over 48.1 innings. ... Collected his first professional save on 6/6 at Myrtle Beach when he retired each of the six batters he faced, including two by strikeout. ... Logged 53 strikeouts over 48.1 innings, an average of 9.9 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched. ... Did not allow a run in 23 of his 36 appearances, including 36.1 of 48.1 innings pitched. ... Allowed one earned run or less in 28 of his 36 appearances. His ERA in those games was 1.05 (5 ER/42.2 IP), while opponents batted just .125. In his other eight outings, his ERA was 39.71 (25 ER/5.2 IP), while he allowed 24 hits (.600 opponents' batting average) and issued 13 walks. ... Entered the 2015 season ranked by Baseball America ranked as the Braves' 17th-best prospect.
Tabbed by Baseball America as the Braves' 17th-best prospect entering the 2015 season...Spent the majority of his fourth professional season with High-A Lynchburg, going 1-1 with a 5.59 ERA over 19 appearances (three starts)...Opened the season with Lynchburg and made three starts (10.1 IP) before being placed on the disabled list on 4/24 with a right elbow injury from mid-April through the middle of June...Made three rehabilitation appearances (two starts) with the GCL Braves, 6/20-30, totaling 4.0 IP...Reinstated from the disabled list on 7/2 and returned to Lynchburg where he transitioned to the bullpen for the remainder of the season...From 7/2 through the remainder of the season, posted a 7.23 ERA over 18.2 IP. From 7/2 to 8/14, his ERA was 2.81 with 16 strikeouts in 16.0 IP while holding opponents to a .214 batting average. Over his final four outings, he allowed 10 earned runs in 2.2 IP...Went 0-0 with a 2.92 ERA as a starter (five games started) and was 1-1 with a 7.40 ERA in 17 relief appearances. His lone win came 7/29 vs. Wilmington when he tossed 0.2 scoreless innings in relief. Suffered his lone loss on 8/14 at Winston-Salem when he allowed one run (unearned) in 1.0 IP...His longest outing of the season was 4.0 IP and came in his first outing of the season, 4/4 at Frederick...Had his contract purchased and was added to the 40-man roster on November 19.
Labeled by Baseball America as Atlanta's fifth-best prospect entering the 2014 season and the
Braves 11th-best player 25 years old or younger...Went 3-8 in his first season with Rome (A) logging the
second-most strikeouts on the Club and eighth-most in the organization with 107...Set new career highs
in starts (24) and innings pitched (131.1), pacing the R-Braves staff in starts and logging the second-most
innings...Started the season well, going 1-2 with a 2.67 ERA (8 ER/27.0 IP) in five starts, striking out 13...
Tossed a season-high 7.0 innings twice, including 7.0 innings of two-hit, shutout ball on 6/28...Struck out nine
batters in 5.2 innings on 5/15, his highest strikeout total on the season.
Enters the 2013 season as the Braves' sixth-best prospect, according to Baseball America...Named
the organization's Pitcher of the Year for Danville (R), along with the club's Pitcher of the Month for June and
August...Tabbed as the Appalachian League Pitcher of the Week for the week of 7/2...Led all starters at Danville
with a 2.97 ERA over 12 starts...Tallied 48 strikeouts in 57.2 innings, good for second on the squad among
starters...In three June starts he surrendered just seven total hits on his way to a 1.29 ERA (2 ER/14.0 IP).
Earned the August organizational Player of the Month award for the DSL (0-0, 3.00 ERA).