Robinson Cano injury update: Mets star hoping to avoid return to injured list

first_imgAfter Cano worked out before Friday’s game, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he “came out of it well.” But he decided to sit him once again.Cano will undergo the same pregame workout Saturday. He might be able to play. Or, the Mets might decide to play it safe with another stint on the IL. Related News MLB wrap: Astros win second extra-inning game in two days on Orioles blunder Cano, a career .303 hitter, is batting .238 in his first season with the Mets, with three home runs and a .650 OPS. “Well, I don’t want to say confident (I can play). Let’s see how it feels tomorrow,” Cano said Friday (via the New York Post). “It feels good right now. That’s how I felt the other day, (when) I took ground balls, (batting practice), everything was good and then it got tight again. So hopefully tomorrow everything goes well so I’ll be able to play.”Cano said he wanted to play Friday but acknowledged it’s best not to take any chances.“I ran hard today,” Cano said. “It felt good, but it was the first time I ran like 100%, so they just want to wait and see tomorrow because we don’t want to take any chances or anything. We’re going to do it again tomorrow and then after that, we’ll decide tomorrow.” Dallas Keuchel news: Braves agree to deal with 2015 AL Cy Young winner CC Sabathia’s return to Cleveland stirs memories: ‘It’s a weird thing’ Mets second baseman Robinson Cano hopes to play Saturday against the Rockies, but knows he might need to return to the injured list.Cano, 36, missed his second straight game Friday as he continues to deal with left quad tightness. He had been sidelined since May 22 with the injury, before returning to action Wednesday. But he again felt tightness in his quad in his first game back that night and has not played since.last_img

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