3. Robinson Cano deserves three cheers as he asserts himself and gets his sweet payback.
The once well-paid second baseman for the Mets is now playing for the opposition, which is a startling turn of events. That’s accurate.
Robinson Cano was acquired from the San Diego Padres for cash, and he is now playing for the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta is only giving him the bare minimum, so the Mets will have to pay the rest of his expensive contract.
Cano might be a shadow of who he once was, but he still gives the Braves a potential spark when they need it.
While second baseman Orlando Arcia has done a great job filling in for an ailing Ozzie Albies, Atlanta’s infield depth is now in a poor situation. Atlanta can afford to have an older veteran like Cano in this lineup thanks to his left-handed power bat and skillful second base glove.
Cano will immediately make an impact in the Atlanta lineup, which will come as no surprise to anyone. Brian Snitker, manager of the Braves, will immediately pencil him into the starting lineup to play with the Amazins.
Cano will become an instant cult hero in Braves Country because he helped Atlanta win a close game against its most feared division opponent.
Cano won’t abandon his previous team, but he will certainly drive in a few important runs. Read More