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Robinson Cano

34-Year-Old Second Baseman – Seattle Mariners

2016 Stats

AVG

.298

HR

39

RBI

103

R

107

SB

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Who'd have thought Cano's career high in home runs would come when he was playing his home games at Safeco Field? Well, in 2016, he did just that, while also reaching his best runs total in a much-imp...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Illness
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 was sent home Saturday as the team continues to battle a nasty virus sweeping the clubhouse, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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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 157 665 595 77 187 53 37 2 14 82 10 3 61 68 0 3 6 .314 .382 .454 .836
2015 32 MAJ SEA 156 674 624 82 179 56 34 1 21 79 2 6 43 107 0 4 3 .287 .334 .446 .780
2016 33 MAJ SEA 161 715 655 107 195 74 33 2 39 103 0 1 47 100 0 5 8 .298 .350 .533 .883
2017 Spring Training 34   SEA 8 26 18 4 5 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 .278 .500 .389 .889
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3-Year Averages     158 683 624 88 187 59 34 1 24 88 4 3 50 91 0 4 5 .300 .354 .473 .827
Career  (View All)     1848 7,845 7,210 1,065 2,210 789 478 33 278 1,086 50 38 501 964 10 53 71 .307 .355 .498 .853

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Robinson Cano Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .350 .533 .883
Oct. 1 Oak 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .351 .535 .886
Sep. 30 Oak 4 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .350 .532 .882
Sep. 29 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .349 .523 .872
Sep. 28 @Hou 5 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .351 .526 .877
Sep. 27 @Hou 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .351 .524 .875
Sep. 26 @Hou 4 2 3 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .350 .521 .871
Sep. 25 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .346 .508 .854
Sep. 24 @Min 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .348 .511 .859
Sep. 23 @Min 5 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .347 .511 .858
Sep. 21 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 .292 .344 .509 .853
Sep. 20 Tor 4 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .345 .512 .857
Sep. 19 Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .344 .509 .853
Sep. 18 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .344 .510 .854
Sep. 17 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .346 .513 .859
Sep. 16 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .348 .517 .865
Sep. 14 @LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .350 .520 .870
Sep. 13 @LAA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .351 .522 .873
Sep. 12 @LAA 5 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .353 .527 .880
Sep. 11 @Oak 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .351 .521 .872
Sep. 10 @Oak 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .354 .525 .879
Sep. 9 @Oak 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .355 .528 .883
Sep. 8 Tex 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .354 .529 .883
Sep. 7 Tex 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .355 .532 .887
Sep. 6 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .354 .533 .887
Sep. 5 Tex 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .354 .535 .889
Sep. 4 LAA 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .353 .531 .884
Sep. 3 LAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .352 .526 .878
Sep. 2 LAA 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .353 .526 .879
Aug. 31 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .352 .527 .879
Last 7 Games 29 9 10 3 0 6 11 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 .345 .424 1.069 1.493
Last 14 Games 57 12 19 3 1 6 16 5 11 0 0 1 1 1 .333 .391 .737 1.128
Last 30 Games 122 21 34 4 1 9 20 10 19 0 0 1 1 1 .279 .336 .549 .885

Robinson Cano: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 157 5
2015 149 6
2014 150 8
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
20162583511340.275.453.770
2015226259310.270.407.715
2014228232302.294.390.746

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163977228690.312.584.955
20153985712482.296.467.815
20143675412528.327.493.891

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163244917460.272.481.800
20153014311431.299.472.820
2014279359353.308.470.847

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163315822570.323.583.962
20153233910361.276.421.741
2014316425477.320.440.826
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 665 595 9.2% 10.2% 0.90 89% .337 .140
2015 32 MAJ SEA 674 624 6.4% 15.9% 0.40 83% .319 .159
2016 33 MAJ SEA 715 655 6.6% 14% 0.47 85% .302 .235
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3-Year Averages     683 624 7.3% 13.3% 0.55 85% .320 .173
Career     7,845 7,210 6.4% 12.3% 0.52 87% .324 .191

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Robinson Cano Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 1316.3 -11 303 -9 -2 0 680 -4 545 -6 -1 -6 -2
2016 2B 1376.3 9 147 9 0 0 701 5 436 0 3 -7 14
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 -1 -8 0 -9
2016 2B 0 3 1 7 0 11

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2016 Stat Review for Robinson Cano    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.47 BB/K
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6.6% BB Rate
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14.0% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.883 OPS
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.350 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.298 AVG
GREAT
.302 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.533 SLG
ELITE
.235 ISO
GREAT

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Robinson Cano

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

Cano was scratched from Thursday's lineup with a head cold, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Cano is expected back in Mariners camp from the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday, Doug Miller of MLB.com reports.

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Cano went 1-for-2 with an RBI single, a walk and two runs in Tuesday's 8-1 Cactus League win over the White Sox.

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Cano, along with teammate Nelson Cruz, will leave the Mariners in March to join Team Dominican Republic in the WBC, but will see plenty of action in early spring training games before then, Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports. "They will play a little more than normal before they head off to the WBC," manager Scott Servais said. "They want to get some timing down and make sure they feel good at the plate. You will see those guys play more than just every other day."

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Cano, who will be a part of Team Dominican in the WBC for the third time, is looking to build on what was a career-best season in 2016, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Cano homered twice Friday to give him 38 home runs this season and 100 RBI for the fourth time in his career, as the Mariners kept their playoffs hopes alive with a win over the A's.

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2017

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2016

Cano helped torpedo the Mariners season last year with a near three-month slump that made him look like he was already washed up in the second year of his 10-year deal. From June 22 onward, he hit .319/.371/.529 for a .901 OPS and 19 home runs. Cano's walk, strikeout and contact rates all took big hits, skewed in part by his early woes, but he finished with seven more homers than in 2014 and only three fewer doubles. Despite the awful start, his 21 homers still ranked second in the majors among second basemen. For the second year in a row he hit better at Safeco Field than on the road. Cano's impact on the offense was dramatic. On June 21, Seattle ranked 27th in OPS and 28th in runs. In the span of his run, they ranked fourth and ninth, respectively. Cano played most of September with a sports hernia that required offseason surgery (and still hit .305 with seven homers in the month) but is expected to be ready for spring training.

2015

Cano's power was the subject of much debate last offseason after he signed a 10-year deal with the Mariners. But he actually showed more power at Safeco Field than on the road with nine homers and a .470 SLG at home in 37 fewer at-bats than on the road (five home runs, .440 SLG). Still, his homers and doubles were the fewest since 2008. As for his average, he simply picked up where he left off in New York, batting .314 for the second year in a row. He also struck out in just 10.2% of his plate appearances, a five-year low. Cano's RBI count dropped by 25 thanks to his offensively inferior new team. Perhaps that changes this year with the addition of Nelson Cruz to the lineup. With Cruz hitting behind him, it shouldn't take much for Cano to surpass 100 runs scored again. If nothing else, pitchers can't simply pitch around Cano as they too often did last season (his 9.2% walk rate was the second highest of his career).

2014

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 signs of decline, and he remains the no-doubt top second baseman out there. The Mariners made a big splash in free agency by signing Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract in December, a pact that could take him through the rest of his big league career. Although Cano's new home park in Seattle has traditionally limited right-handed power hitters, Safeco Field typically plays below average for left-handed power as well. As a result, there is legitimate concern that some of Cano's home runs could turn into doubles, which has been the case throughout his career away from Yankee Stadium.

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.