Bombers bits

Bombers bits

• Robinson Cano took right-handed swings in the batting cage beneath Target Field on Tuesday, making loud contact off hitting coach Kevin Long, but he laughed and said he has no plans of attempting to switch-hit. Cano often takes cuts from the right side to loosen up his right oblique.

• On this date in 1941, Joe DiMaggio hit a three-run homer to extend his hitting streak to 45 games, surpassing Wee Willie Keeler's single-season Major League record, set in 1897.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. Kelly Erickson is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.