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Robinson Cano

31-Year-Old Second Baseman – Seattle Mariners

2014 Stats

AVG

.280

HR

1

RBI

8

R

8

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It was more of the same for Cano for 2013, as he put up his fifth consecutive season with a batting average over .300 and a slugging percentage over .500. At age 31, Cano is showing absolutely no sign...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 212   DOB: 10/22/1982   BORN: San Pedro de Macoris, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Robinson Cano Contract Information:

Signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners in December 2013.

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Cano finally hit his first homer of the year Thursday in Texas, a three-run shot. It was his only hit in five at-bats on the day.

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Robinson Cano Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 21 AA TRE 76 330 298 43 88 35 20 8 7 45 2 3 25 40 0 4 3 .295 .352 .487 .839
2004 21 AAA COL 59 233 209 21 55 17 9 2 6 29 0 1 18 27 3 2 1 .263 .322 .411 .733
2005 22 AAA COL 24 114 108 19 36 15 8 3 4 24 0 0 6 13 0 0 0 .333 .368 .574 .942
2005 22 MAJ NYY 132 551 522 78 155 51 33 4 14 62 1 3 16 68 7 3 3 .297 .320 .456 .776
2006 23 AA TRE 3 13 10 1 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .500 .615 .700 1.315
2006 23 MAJ NYY 122 508 482 62 165 57 41 1 15 78 5 2 18 54 1 5 2 .342 .365 .525 .890
2007 24 MAJ NYY 160 669 617 93 189 67 41 7 19 97 4 5 39 85 1 4 8 .306 .353 .488 .841
2008 25 MAJ NYY 159 634 597 70 162 52 35 3 14 72 2 4 26 65 1 5 5 .271 .305 .410 .715
2009 26 MAJ NYY 161 674 637 103 204 75 48 2 25 85 5 7 30 63 0 4 3 .320 .352 .520 .871
2010 27 MAJ NYY 160 696 626 103 200 73 41 3 29 109 3 2 57 77 0 5 8 .319 .381 .534 .914
2011 28 MAJ NYY 159 681 623 104 188 81 46 7 28 118 8 2 38 96 0 8 12 .302 .349 .533 .882
2012 29 MAJ NYY 161 697 627 105 196 82 48 1 33 94 3 2 61 96 0 2 7 .313 .379 .550 .929
2013 30 MAJ NYY 160 681 605 81 190 68 41 0 27 107 7 1 65 85 0 5 6 .314 .383 .516 .899
2014 31 MAJ SEA 21 90 82 8 23 4 3 0 1 8 0 1 7 12 0 1 0 .280 .333 .354 .687
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Robinson Cano
3-Year Averages MAJ   160 685 618 96 191 76 45 2 29 106 6 1 54 92 0 5 8 .309 .369 .529 .898
Career  (View All) MAJ   1395 5881 5418 807 1672 610 377 28 205 830 38 29 357 701 10 42 54 .309 .355 .502 .857

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Robinson Cano Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 23 Hou 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .333 .354 .687
Apr. 22 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .326 .346 .672
Apr. 21 Hou 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .329 .351 .680
Apr. 20 @Mia 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .321 .352 .673
Apr. 19 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .311 .328 .639
Apr. 18 @Mia 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .324 .344 .668
Apr. 17 @Tex 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .333 .356 .689
Apr. 16 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .344 .315 .659
Apr. 15 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .386 .360 .746
Apr. 14 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .304 .377 .348 .725
Apr. 13 Oak 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .417 .381 .798
Apr. 12 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .386 .342 .728
Apr. 11 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .400 .353 .753
Apr. 9 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .367 .784
Apr. 8 LAA 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .469 .423 .892
Apr. 6 @Oak 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .391 .500 .478 .978
Apr. 5 @Oak 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .421 .542 .474 1.016
Apr. 4 @Oak Did not play.
Apr. 3 @Oak 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .500 .438 .938
Apr. 2 @LAA 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .455 .600 .545 1.145
Apr. 1 @LAA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .600 .571 1.171
Mar. 31 @LAA 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .600 .750 1.350
Last 7 Days 28 3 8 1 0 1 3 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .310 .429 .739
Last 14 Days 56 4 14 1 0 1 6 1 9 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .259 .321 .580
Last 30 Days 82 8 23 3 0 1 8 7 12 0 1 0 1 2 .280 .333 .354 .687

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Robinson Cano: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 20 1
2013 153 1 6
2012 154 9
2011 157 7
2010 158 2
2009 161

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Robinson Cano Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013234227373.291.432.788
2012243286260.239.337.646
2011204318453.314.525.879

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133715920704.329.569.969
20123847727683.359.6851.108
20114197320735.296.537.884

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132953811554.325.508.909
20123064622551.304.582.941
20113005216625.293.533.885

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20133104316523.303.523.889
20123215911392.321.520.917
20113235212563.310.533.880
Robinson Cano Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 21 AA TRE 330 298 7.6% 12.1% 0.63 87% .323 .192
2004 21 AAA COL 233 209 7.7% 11.6% 0.67 87% .278 .148
2005 22 AAA COL 114 108 5.3% 11.4% 0.46 88% .352 .241
2005 22 MAJ NYY 551 522 2.9% 12.3% 0.24 87% .320 .159
2006 23 AA TRE 13 10 23.1% 7.7% 3.00 90% .556 .200
2006 23 MAJ NYY 508 482 3.5% 10.6% 0.33 89% .363 .183
2007 24 MAJ NYY 669 617 5.8% 12.7% 0.46 86% .331 .182
2008 25 MAJ NYY 634 597 4.1% 10.3% 0.40 89% .286 .139
2009 26 MAJ NYY 674 637 4.5% 9.3% 0.48 90% .326 .200
2010 27 MAJ NYY 696 626 8.2% 11.1% 0.74 88% .329 .215
2011 28 MAJ NYY 681 623 5.6% 14.1% 0.40 85% .321 .231
2012 29 MAJ NYY 697 627 8.8% 13.8% 0.64 85% .327 .237
2013 30 MAJ NYY 681 605 9.5% 12.5% 0.76 86% .331 .202
2014 31 MAJ SEA 90 82 7.8% 13.3% 0.58 85% .319 .074
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Robinson Cano
3-Year Averages MAJ   685 618 7.9% 13.4% 0.59 85% .326 .220
Career MAJ   5881 5418 6.1% 11.9% 0.51 87% .325 .193

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2014 Stat Review for Robinson Cano    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.280 AVG
GOOD
85% Contact Rate
GREAT
.319 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.354 SLG
POOR
.074 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.58 BB/K
GOOD
7.8% BB Rate
AVERAGE
13.3% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.687 OPS
WEAK
.333 OBP
AVERAGE

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Best Matchups for Robinson Cano (by OPS, min 14 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Joel Pineiro CHI-N 18 11 2 6 2 1 0 .611 1.167 1.817
Henderson Alvarez MIA 14 6 2 5 1 1 0 .429 1.071 1.542
Trevor Cahill AZ 14 7 1 4 0 0 0 .500 .929 1.429
Bartolo Colon NY-N 15 6 1 2 2 0 0 .400 .733 1.204
Chris Tillman BAL 25 11 2 8 2 3 0 .440 .720 1.201
Jeremy Hellickson TB 17 5 2 4 4 2 1 .294 .765 1.193
Ervin Santana ATL 42 14 6 12 3 3 1 .333 .810 1.179
Alex Cobb TB 21 7 3 6 1 3 0 .333 .810 1.173
Mark Buehrle TOR 26 9 3 11 2 2 1 .346 .769 1.162
James Shields KC 81 32 4 13 4 15 0 .395 .691 1.115

Worst Matchups for Robinson Cano (by OPS, min 14 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Francisco Liriano PIT 23 6 0 0 1 4 0 .261 .304 .596
Mike Pelfrey MIN 14 3 0 1 1 0 0 .214 .286 .552
Joe Saunders TEX 17 4 0 4 0 2 0 .235 .294 .529
A.J. Burnett PHI 23 5 0 0 1 4 0 .217 .261 .511
Matt Thornton NY-A 16 3 0 4 3 7 0 .188 .188 .503
Cliff Lee PHI 28 6 0 1 1 3 0 .214 .250 .491
Dan Haren LA 31 7 0 0 0 7 0 .226 .258 .484
Joaquin Benoit SD 16 2 1 3 0 4 0 .125 .313 .438
Felix Doubront BOS 20 2 0 1 5 6 4 .100 .100 .380
Miguel Gonzalez BAL 18 2 0 1 2 2 0 .111 .111 .311

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Robinson Cano: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cano went 15-for-46 (.326) with five RBI and five runs scored over his first 12 games with the Mariners.

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Cano had two hits, including a double, and an intentional walk in his Mariners debut Monday at the Angels.

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Cano (personal) is not expected back in the lineup until Wednesday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Cano went back to the Dominican Repulic to tend to "personal issues" and will rejoin the team Tuesday, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Cano will be in the lineup for Monday's spring game, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Cano will likely return to the lineup Monday following his recovery from a root canal, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Cano will not start for a second straight day as he recovers from a root canal, the Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Cano has agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners, Enrique Rojas of ESPN.com reports.

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Cano is close to agreeing to a contract with the Mariners, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Cano was ripped in the New York press for his 3-for-40 playoff bellyflop, but he had another fantastic regular season, putting up a career-high .929 OPS, and setting career marks in homers (33) and runs scored (105). Nitpickers would mention that Cano tied his career high in strikeouts with 96, or wonder whether the postseason will have any carryover effect. Ultimately, Cano is still squarely in his prime at age 30, he's played 159 or more games for the past six consecutive seasons, and there's no reason to think he won't produce at near-MVP levels again in 2013.

2012

Last season was another MVP-level performance for Cano, as he finished in the top 10 in the AL in RBI, runs scored, slugging percentage, and OPS. Cano did strike out a career-high 96 times and his contact rate slipped to a career-low 85 percent as a result. Further, his walk rate dropped fairly dramatically, but he's got such great hands and bat speed that another season of top-level production should be in order. At 29, Cano is still well in his prime, and the Yankees will continue to provide him with plenty of opportunities to drive in and score a ton of runs as a key member of their potential lineup.

2011

If you can find a flaw in Cano's game, please let us know. His MVP-caliber 2010 campaign featured career highs in home runs, RBI and OPS; and there's little reason to expect him to slow down, especially as his plate discipline continues to improve. OK, there may be one blemish - his lack of stolen bases - but when you're getting ridiculous production in the other categories, it's easy to overlook. Don't be surprised if he comes off the board as a first-round selection on draft day.

2010

Cano shed the “questionable motivation” label he acquired during a lackluster 2008 campaign, blasting a career-high 25 homers and hitting .320/.352/.520. We’re most encouraged by his improving plate discipline; his OBP was nearly 50 points higher than 2008 and he cut down on his number of strikeouts for the second straight season despite logging 40 more at-bats. If he can start hitting with runners in scoring position (a paltry .207 last season) his RBI total of 85 could see a boost as well.

2009

Motivational issues landed Cano in manager Joe Girardi's doghouse during a lackluster 2008. Since his forgettable season, Cano has taken to a more strict offseason workout regimen in an effort to improve his power, speed and agility. While Cano's plate discipline still needs work (.305 OBP), he cut back on his strikeouts last season and his power potential along with improved motivation and a very capable lineup around him suggest that a bounce back into the upper echelon of fantasy second basemen is in order. Be ready to pounce on draft day if he slides down the board on the heels of a disappointing campaign.

2008

Had the Yankees been willing to part with Cano, they may have been able to pull off a blockbuster deal with the Twins during the winter meetings and land Johan Santana. Keeping Cano wasn't the worst decision the front office has ever made, though we'd still like to see improved plate discipline (39 BB in 669 plate appearances). To his credit, Cano made strides in that department last season and is trending in the right direction. Even if his OBP tops out in the .350 range, he'll do just fine given his combination of power paired with the big bats hitting in front of him. Expect another season of improvement as the maturation process continues.

2007

Cano produced consistently behind the big guns in the middle of the Yankees' lineup for the second straight season. The 24-year-old finished third in the American League with a .342 batting average, but there are concerns about his patience at the plate, as he's walked in just 3.2 percent of his plate appearances in his young career. Still, the second base job is his for the foreseeable future and he brings good power to a position that never has enough to go around.

2006

Cano got better and better after coming up in early May, and if not for the dominant performance of Oakland closer Huston Street, he would have been the Rookie of the Year. Cano provides solid production across the board, and while he'll never contribute the big steal numbers of some of the elite fantasy middle infielders, he's likely to add a bit of power as he matures. Cano should get plenty of chances to score and drive in runs in the powerful Yankees lineup, which should mitigate some concerns about his poor eye at the plate.

2005

Cano was prematurely promoted to Triple-A as a showcase for a possible trade. He remains the top infield prospect for the Yankees, but another year of seasoning will do him some good as he develops more power and fills out. Still, it's hard to see him as the Yankee second baseman of the future - he's much more likely to be dealt before then.

2004

Although Cano is still very young for his level, his bat has regressed at each level, and his defense is pretty questionable to begin with. While he's still pegged by the Yankees for middle infield play, he might eventually be moved to third base or the outfield.

2003

Cano emerged last season despite the fact he didn't hit up to his standard. He's currently rated as the best infield prospect in the Yankee system by Baseball America. His strengths are his bat control, a strong arm, and fast hands. The hands help him in both sides of the game as he’s able to grasp and release quickly in the field, and offensively, he’s able to generate bat speed that should eventually result in home run power as he matures and fills out. Still very young, he may be moved to third base as he rises through the organization. The Yankees don’t have much need for middle-infielders in the near future. He’ll begin 2003 in the Florida State League and could make the jump to Double-A by 2004.