Quote to note

Quote to note

"You talk to players about, when they go through a tough time, about just playing the game. That's probably the easiest and best way to not get frustrated. He does that about as good as anybody I've ever seen. He goes out and plays the game and I can't tell in the dugout if he's 0-for-4 or 4-for-4. He handles it pretty well."
--Francona, on shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, who entered Saturday mired in an 0-for-20 slump

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.