"It's been a tough grind for him. He's only had one day off in the first half, played in the All-Star Game, traveled. It just makes sense after 28 innings [the past two nights]."
Cano had an eight-game hitting streak snapped Saturday, and he has hit .462, with six RBIs, in the past nine games.
Willie Bloomquist got his second start at second base.
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