Mariners' Robinson Cano suffers broken bone in hand on hit by pitch

Mariners' Robinson Cano suffers broken bone in hand on hit by pitch

Right fielder Nicholas Castellanos left Saturday's game after being hit in the hand by a pitch.

At the time of the incident, it sure looked and sounded like Cano's injury was significant.

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The Mariners have not yet announced a timetable for Cano's recovery, though a fracture bone in the hand will likely cost him several weeks.

Cano, 35, is batting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season, his fifth with the Mariners.

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He left the game and was replaced in the lineup by infielder Andrew Romine. He hasn't missed a game this season and hasn't played in fewer than 150 games in any of the past 11 seasons. Before that? He last had to go to the DL for just over a month in 2006 with a strained left hamstring while playing for the Yankees.

Rangers manager Jeff Banister said there is no timetable for a layoff as of yet, but said the team will know more when it gets to Seattle for a three-game series starting Tuesday.

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Seattle heads to Minnesota for one makeup game Monday. Wade LeBlanc (0-0) of Seattle pitches opposite Jake Odorizzi (3-2). Niko Goodrum homered and had three hits for the Tigers.

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