Mariners' Robinson Cano Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch

Mariners' Robinson Cano Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch

Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (finger contusion) is not in the starting lineup on Sunday.

The Seattle Mariners will head east to play the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

Cano left after being hit by a pitch.

In the fifth season of a $240 million, 10-year contract, Cano has played in at least 150 games in each of the last 11 seasons. The Mariners (22-17) have looked like contenders for their first postseason spot since 2001, but losing Cano for an extended period would obviously hurt. "That's just a freak accident - something that happens in this game. I knew right away".

Goodrum had a game-high three hits on the day.

Three relievers finished the opener for Detroit, with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances. The teams split a doubleheader Saturday that started at 4:10 p.m.

Cano was struck by an 88 miles per hour fastball from left-hander Blaine Hardy in the third inning.

Paxton retired the first six hitters he faced before allowing two runs in the third on an RBI single by Mikie Mahtook and a run-scoring groundout by Pete Kozma. That gave Detroit a 2-1 lead.

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Dee Gordon grounded out to first to end it.

Detroit took a 3-2 lead in the fifth on Goodrum's leadoff homer. The under is 4-0-1 in Detroit's last five during game three of a series and 5-2 in their last seven Sunday games. The Mariners are putting up 4.64 runs per game while allowing 4.61 per contest.

Servais was back managing the Mariners after missing Saturday's games to watch his daughter receive a master's degree at Mississippi.

"I told him after the game that he's.500, which usually keeps you in the job", Acta said. "He kind of told Carlos just to do his job and stop talking to our players".

Suzuki shifted into a front office role earlier this month, but he didn't completely rule out playing again.

The 35-year-old Cano is hitting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season.

Andrew Romine was the pinch runner for Cano and stayed in at second base in his place. Paxton is now 2-1 through eight starts with a 3.40 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP.

Matthew Boyd pitched impressively until the seventh inning, and JaCoby Jones made a diving catch in the ninth to help the Detroit Tigers hold on for a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday.

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