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Robinson Cano leaves game after getting hit on hand

Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a

Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a strike in the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013) (Credit: Getty)

J.A. Happ has done it again.

The Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, who hit Curtis Granderson with a pitch during spring training that landed him on the disabled list, drilled Robinson Cano on the hand on an 0-and-2 count in the first inning of Tuesday's game.

Cano managed to stay in the game long enough to take first but was replaced by Eduardo Nunez at second base in the bottom half of the inning.

Cano is hitting .305 and leads the team in hits (150), home runs (24) and RBIs (85).

Watch video of Cano getting struck below. Newsday app users can watch the video at http://wapc.mlb.com/play/?content_id=30080037#.

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