Cabreja hit .447, with 8 extra base hits and 9 stolen bases, in 38 AB's in his last season at James Monroe HS. His was academically ineligible for much of the season. As a junior, was named to the 2005 Louisville Slugger High School All-American team.
Assigned to the GCL Red Sox
Scouts have had a diificult time agreeing on Cabreja, particularly in terms of his speed. Baseball America sees an "average runner and plus thrower", with, "some pop in his lefthanded swing." Red Sox Director of amateur scouting, Jason McLeod, called Cabreja, "...a little unrefined, but one of the better high school bats we saw," and sees him as a corner OF, though a move to catcher is possible as well. 
- Is David Ortiz' nephew
- High school teammate of Danny Almonte, of Little League World Series infamy.