The Braves Acquire Robinson Cano

The Braves Acquire Robinson Cano

July 11: John Hayman of the New York Post tweeted that the Braves are planning to add Cano to the roster today ahead of their series against canoe's former Mets teammates.

July 11: John Hayman of the New York Post tweeted that the Braves are planning to add Cano to the roster today ahead of their series against canoe's former Mets teammates.

July 10: Braves have acquired infielder Robinson Cano from Padres for cash considerations, Kevin AC of the San Diego Union-Tribune report (Twitter link).

July 10: Braves have acquired infielder Robinson Cano from Padres for cash considerations, Kevin AC of the San Diego Union-Tribune report (Twitter link).

After being released by the Mets in May, Cano signed a big league deal with Padress shortly thereafter, but was then reissued after turning down the team's request to go to Triple-A. 

Since reporting to Triple-A El Paso, Cano has hit well, posting a .333/.375/.479 slash line on 104 plate appearances.  While clearly the minor league setting (and hitter-friendly environment) should be taken into account

Cano's performance gives some indication that he still has something left in the tank at the age of 39, 

and after missing the entire 2021 season due to a PED suspension.  Canoe batted only .149/.182/.189 at 77 combined PA with padress and mets at the MLB level this season.

and after missing the entire 2021 season due to a PED suspension.  Canoe batted only .149/.182/.189 at 77 combined PA with padress and mets at the MLB level this season.

The Braves clearly saw something he liked, and will now bring Cano back to NL East to see if he could revive his career.

The Braves clearly saw something he liked, and will now bring Cano back to NL East to see if he could revive his career.

Atlanta has developed a knack for striking at gold on struggling giants,

Atlanta has developed a knack for striking at gold on struggling giants,

And it was only a year ago that the club had picked up many such players (i.e. Eddie Rosario,

And it was only a year ago that the club had picked up many such players (i.e. Eddie Rosario,

George Solar, Joke Pedersen, Adam Duvall) who fueled their run for the World Series title.

George Solar, Joke Pedersen, Adam Duvall) who fueled their run for the World Series title.

As poor as Cano saw earlier this season in New York, Mets fans should catch some panic sudden fire on Cano and help Atalanta overtake the Mets in the NL East.

As poor as Cano saw earlier this season in New York, Mets fans should catch some panic sudden fire on Cano and help Atalanta overtake the Mets in the NL East.