Cano leaves game with a bruised hand


Update (4:16pm): Cano left the game with a bruised left hand and is day-to-day. Joe Girardi said he hurt it catching a sinker-like pick off throw from Ivan Nova. Jack Curry says precautionary x-rays came back negative and Robbie plans on playing tomorrow. Exhale.

Original Post (4:05pm): Robinson Cano was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning of today’s game for an unknown reason. Eric Chavez came in and took the at-bat, then Eduardo Nunez headed out to the field in the next half inning. There was no obvious injury or anything like that, and I don’t need to tell you how bad it would be for the Yankees to lose Cano for any length of time. We’ll update this post once we know more.

Categories : Asides, Injuries
  • Accent Shallow

    I am terrified.

  • Mike Myers

    day to day…hand cut?

  • Alex S

    Girardi say’s its just a bruise

  • Steve Garrison’s Roster Spot

    K-Long said he fully expects Cano to be in the line-up tomorrow so that’s good news, right?

  • unfixed

    Jack Curry
    Cano had precautionary XRays on left hand. They were negative. Told Yankee official he plans 2 play 2moro

  • Gonzo

    Maybe he can get Posada to pee on it.

  • Big Apple

    i nearly pooped in my pants when i read that headline…cano is not someone that the yanks can afford to lose to injury for too long.