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November 15, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Robinson Cano suffers a broken toe in Japan

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The Mariners got a bit of a scare early Saturday morning when all-star second baseman Robinson Cano was struck by a pitch in the right foot and limped off the field.

Cano, who is competing with a team of MLB players in a series in Tokyo, was hit by Japanese pitcher Yuki Nishi on the second pitch of his at-bat in the seventh inning. Clearly upset, he walked to first base and intended to stay in the game. But after a few moments and in obvious pain, he was lifted for pinch runner Jose Altuve.

After he exited the game, Cano underwent x-rauys where a non-displaced fracture of his right small toe was revealed.

The Mariners released a medical update which said that the injury “will not require a cast or any treatment, just rest.”

Mariners Senior Director of Athletic Training Rick Griffin spoke with Cano over the phone. Cano  said there was no pain. He is expected to resume baseball activities in mid-December and be ready for spring training in mid-February.

Cano will not participate in the remainder of the Japan All-Star Series.

Here’s video of the injury.

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