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Mets’ Robinson Cano says he’ll be cautious with quad coming off IL

The New York Mets have activated All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano from the injured list. Cano was set to bat third for New York against the San Francisco Giants. He’s been out since May 22 with a strained left quadriceps. Acquired last offseason from Seattle, Cano is hitting .241 with three homers and 13 RBIs for New York. Cano was injured running hard to first on a groundout. He says he’ll be cautious with the quad his first few games back in the lineup.

Robinson Cano leaves Mets game with left quadriceps tightness

Mets second baseman Robinson Cano left a game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Cano appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third following J.D. Davis’ two-out double. Cano is batting .241 with three homers and 13 RBIs. The 36-year-old, an eight-time All-Star, was acquired by New York from Seattle in December.

Robinson Cano out of Mets’ starting lineup for the 2nd straight day

Robinson Cano was out of the New York Mets’ starting lineup for the second straight day because of a swollen left hand. Cano was hit on the outside of his hand by a pitch from Milwaukee left-hander Gio Gonzalez in the first inning Sunday, and an MRI the following day was negative. Mets manager Mickey Callaway says the All-Star second baseman felt improved and it was unclear whether he would be available as a pinch hitter against Cincinnati on Tuesday night.

Robinson Cano’s MRI shows no break in hand, but swelling remains

Mets second baseman Robinson Cano likely will miss a few games with a swollen left hand, yet was relieved an MRI was negative. Cano was hit on the outside of his hand by a pitch from Milwaukee left-hander Gio Gonzalez in the first inning of Sunday’s 5-2 win. The hand was swollen about 25 percent larger than normal, and he was not in the starting lineup for a series opener against Cincinnati.

Matt Calkins: Are the Mariners in fact building for a brighter future as they dismantle 2018 roster?

So a mom, dad and their two kids hop into a self-driving Subaru, zip under some hoverboards on their way to the stadium, slip on their climate-controlled jackets when they get out, devour their drone-delivered hot dogs 10 rows behind the third-base dugout, and get set to watch the Mariners’ first playoff game since 2001. What? Not a possibility? It isn’t feasible that the longest postseason drought in American sports can double in unsightliness over the next decade or two?

A’s hold off Mariners 7-6 after Seattle rallies in ninth

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jed Lowrie drove in four runs to back Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics held off a late Seattle rally to beat the Mariners 7-6 on Monday night in a matchup of A.L. West contenders. Manaea (11-8) pitched into the eighth and bounced back from a season-low 2 2/3 innings against the Dodgers his last time out.

Robinson Cano begins rehab assignment for Mariners in Tacoma

Robinson Cano is beginning a rehab assignment with the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A affiliate on Monday night as he prepares for his return from a hand injury and his 80-game suspension for violating baseball’s joint drug agreement.