"I don't feel comfortable being a DH," Cano said, according to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. "It's something that I haven't gotten used to it yet."
Entering Friday's action, Cano made seven of his last eight starts - including four straight - as the Mets' DH after beginning the season as the team's primary second baseman.
New York shifted the 37-year-old from second to DH when Yoenis Cespedes opted out of the 2020 campaign, allowing Jeff McNeil to move to the keystone and Dominic Smith to take over duties in the outfield.
Cano's numbers back up his statement. He's slashing .276/.300/.483 with one home run in 29 at-bats as the DH, compared to a .432/.476/.730 line and three homers in 37 ABs while playing second.
He has three years and $72 million remaining on his contract.