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Chicago White Sox’s Melky Cabrera points to the crowd as he runs down the third base line after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. | AP Photo/Jeff Haynes

Watch: Robin Ventura glad to see Melky Cabrera emerge as leader

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Melky Cabrera has emerged as a leader on the White Sox thanks to a strong second half so far.

Cabrera is hitting .433 with nine doubles, three homers, 18 RBI and a 1.220 OPS in his last 14 games and is hitting .380 (52-137) with 15 doubles, two triples, six homers, 29 RBI and a 1.067 OPS in his last 35 since June 21.

Here’s White Sox manager Robin Ventura discussing Cabrera’s rise from a poor first half into a clubhouse leader:

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