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Robinson Canó

Baseball Player
Male
Born Oct 22, 1982

Robinson José Canó Mercedes is a Dominican baseball player who currently plays as a second baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He made his Major League debut in 2005 with the Yankees, after spending four years in the minor leagues. Canó is a four-time All-Star (2006, 2010, 2011, 2012) and Silver Slugger Award winner (2006, 2010, 2011).… Read More

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  • Cano, Cruz Power Mariners To 6 4 Win Over Royals
    NYTimes - Mar 29, 2016
  • Potential And Price Make It Unlikely Dodgers Will Trade Yasiel Puig Los Angeles Times
    Google News - Nov 21, 2015
  • Cano, M's Down A's
    Fox News - May 10, 2015
  • Just Who Are These Red Hot Houston Astros?
    isports web - May 02, 2015

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1982 Birth Born on October 22, 1982.
1989 6 Years Old His father, José Canó, signed with the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1980 and pitched in the Yankees' and Atlanta Braves minor league systems before making his Major League debut and pitching six games for the Houston Astros in 1989. … Read More

TEENAGE

2001 18 Years Old After graduating high school, Canó was signed by the Yankees in 2001 as an amateur free agent, receiving a signing bonus of over $100,000. … Read More
2002 19 Years Old Canó played for Staten Island and the Greensboro Bats of the Class-A South Atlantic League in 2002.

TWENTIES

2003 - 2004 4 More Events
…  He made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees in 2005, after spending four years in the minor leagues, and played for the Yankees until 2013. … Read More
In 2006, Canó led the American League (AL) All-Star balloting at second base, but could not play after being placed on the disabled list for a strained hamstring.
In 2007, Canó gave up his number 22 to Roger Clemens, choosing to wear the number 24, a reversal of Jackie Robinson's number 42, in tribute to him.
On January 24, 2008, Canó signed a contract extension for $28 million over the next four years in the 2008 through 2011 seasons. … Read More
He was a member of the Yankees' 2009 World Series championship team and the Dominican Republic's 2013 World Baseball Classic championship team, for which he won the tournament's most valuable player award.
With the departure of Hideki Matsui, Canó was moved into the fifth spot in the batting order. For his early season performance, Canó was named the American League Player of the Month for April 2010.
2011 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Canó finished the 2011 season had 188 hits and a career high in RBIs with 118.
He returned to compete in the 2012 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby but was not able to repeat the previous year's victory. … Read More

THIRTIES

On April 13, 2013, Canó made his first career appearance at shortstop.
2014 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 6, Canó was named the American League starting second baseman for the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. … Read More
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