Cano scratched by Mariners with hamstring issuesJuly 20, 2014 @ 12:48 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has been scratched from the Seattle Mariners' starting lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of tightness and soreness in his hamstring.
The 31-year-old Cano asked manager Lloyd McClendon for the day off after playing all 28 innings in the Mariners' first two games after the All-Star break, a 16-inning loss followed by a 12-inning win.
Willie Bloomquist started at second base sixth time this season in place of Cano, who began Sunday batting .335 with seven home runs and 34 RBIs in 93 games.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
At the Finish Line
The man who saved horse racing in Washington tells Dori Monson why he's stepping away
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.