The Atlanta Braves purchased ex-Mets second baseman/DH Robinson Cano in exchange for cash considerations.
This occurred just before the crucial three-game series between two of the National League East's top teams.
This is a strategic move, given that Cano spent nearly the entire spring training season with the Mets.
Following a year-long suspension for performance-enhancing drugs.
The 39-year-old's bat speed disappeared, which led to an anemic.
The Mets designated Cano for assignment due to rosters falling from 28 to 26 players on May 2nd.
Cano was denied a chance to play in Triple-A Syracuse and the Mets released him.
Cano signed a minor league contract with the Padres. However, Cano struggled in San Diego, where he had a batting average.
091 and a.209 OPS over a span of 12 games (33 innings). Cano was optioned by the Padres to Triple A on June 2. He has lived there ever since.
The Braves have brought him in ahead of a crucial series against the Mets.
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