Quote to note

"I expect him to be one of our best players. Just wind him up and let him go play. He's tremendous. He's a very good defender, switch hitter, knows how to play the game. He's a premium player."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, on shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera

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