2018 U.S. Collegiate National Team Member
2018 Freshman All-American (NCBWA, Perfect Game, D1 Baseball, Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America)
2018 Freshman All-SEC
SEC Freshman of the Week (May 14, 2018)
2018 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
MLB Draft: 26th Round in 2017 (San Diego Padres)
A very developed hitter who rarely strikes out and hits the ball with authority ... an outstanding defensive outfielder that possesses a strong and accurate arm ... made an immediate impact upon the LSU lineup in 2018, earning Freshman All-America and Freshman All-SEC recognition ... batted .300 in 14 games in the summer of 2018 with the U.S. Collegiate National Team with one double, a team-high two homers and six RBI.
Played in 63 games (58 starts), batting .315 (69-for-219) with 18 doubles, two triples, eight homers, 54 RBI and 38 runs ... started 34 games in left field, five games in right field and 19 games at DH ... hit .342 (26-for-76) with runners in scoring position ... batted .324 (33-for-102) in SEC regular-season games with six doubles, two triples, five homers, 27 RBI and 17 runs ... ranked seventh in the SEC in doubles with 18 and eighth in the league in RBI with 54 ... posted a 12-game hitting streak – LSU's second-longest of the season – from May 9 through May 25 ... batted .320 in the SEC Tournament with two doubles, five RBI and three runs ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on May 14 after he enjoyed an incredible week in leading LSU to three wins in four games, including an SEC series victory over Alabama ... Cabrera hit .769 (10-for-13) in four games (May 9-13) with two doubles, one triple, two homers and 10 RBI ... in the Tigers' series victory over Alabama (May 11-13), he hit .700 (7-for-10) with two doubles, one triple, one homer and six RBI ... blasted a three-run homer and was 3-for-4 at the plate with a career-best four RBI in win over McNeese (May 9) ... launched a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a six-run frame and give the Tigers a 9-7 win over Tennessee on April 15 ... 2-for-4 with a double and a two-run homer in LSU's 4-0 win over Mississippi State on March 31 ... 2-for-3 with a triple, one RBI and two runs in March 24 win at Vanderbilt ... in LSU's 10-4 win over Tulane on March 21, Cabrera collected a career-high four hits – including two doubles – scored three runs and posted one RBI ... 3-for-4 with two doubles on March 9 vs. Hawaii ... 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI in February 23 win over Texas.
Prior to LSU
Rated the No. 82 prospect in the 2017 MLB Draft by Baseball America and named the top player in Louisiana by Max Preps ... played in the summer of 2017 in the Cal Ripken League – a collegiate summer league – for the Gaithersburg (Md.) Giants, and he batted .339 (38-for-107) with seven doubles, three homers, 21 RBI, 22 runs and 11 stolen bases ... was voted Baseball America's No. 2 pro prospect in the Cal Ripken League ... earned 2017 first-team all-state recognition, batting .510 on the year at Parkview Baptist High School with 25 RBI ... played his first three high school seasons at John Curtis HS in River Ridge, La., where he was named the Outstanding Player in the New Orleans Metro Area in 2015 and 2016 ... batted .393 in 2016 at John Curtis with 13 doubles, one triple, three homers, 20 RBI and 21 runs; also pitched 23 innings, recording 36 strikeouts and a 1.22 ERA.
Parents are Lenny and Nancy Cabrera ... majoring in interdisciplinary studies at LSU ... born September 5, 1998.
Cabrera's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 vs. South Carolina (5/24/18)
Hits: 4 vs. Tulane (3/21/18)
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Tulane (3/21/18)
Doubles: 2 two times; most recently vs. Tulane (3/21/18)
Triples: 1 two times; most recently vs. Alabama (5/11/18)
Home Runs: 1 eight times; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
RBI: 4 three times; most recently vs. Alabama (5/13/18)