Seattle Mariners news: Robinson Cano has surgery to repair sports hernia

In" class="inline_link - Seattle Mariners - news from Tuesday (Oct. 13), All-Star second baseman" class="inline_link - Robinson Cano - underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia." target="_blank" rel="nofollow - A report - from" class="inline_link - MLB - .com states that it will take about six weeks for him to fully recover from the procedure. Benjamin Harris was a maverick in the early days of journalism. He was not alone but he definitely stood out from the crowd.This should put Cano on schedule to report to" class="inline_link - Spring Training - in good condition for the 2016 MLB season.Originally it had been believed that Cano was simply playing through a strained abdominal muscle in August and September of this past season. When he underwent tests following the completion of the regular season, it was discovered that he was playing with a sports hernia. The surgery was scheduled right away, and it is reported by the club that the procedure went well.Cano struggled a bit at the plate to open the 2015 MLB season, but finished strong in the final months." target="_blank" rel="nofollow - He ended up - with a .287 batting average, 21 home runs, 79 RBIs, and 82 runs scored. Those were high-water marks in homers and runs for Cano since signing his big contract with the Mariners. While he likely isn't in line to win a Silver Slugger Award at second base this season, it does show promise for how he could continue to do well at the plate next season.Robinson Cano has now finished two of the 10 seasons he has agreed to play with the Seattle Mariners. The team still owes him $192 million over the next eight years, showing that there is still a major investment in place by ownership. With a new general manager (Jerry Dipoto) and a new manager ready to lead the team next year, there are going to again be a lot of expectations placed on Cano.The core of the batting order will all return for another season, with many fans hoping that Cano and Nelson Cruz will get more help through offseason signings or trades. This likely predicts that many rumors surrounding the team are going to pop up as soon as the World Series comes to an end. - search engine - - search engine - - best sport news -