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The curious case of Robinson Cano

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Jul 24, 2009 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

This is just amazing.

Robinson Cano with runners in scoring position: 24 of 117 (.205).

Robinson Cano without runners in scoring position: 94 of 264 (.356).

A 151-point differential? How is that even possible? Maybe the Yankees should have their runners duck down so he can’t see them.

Meanwhile, and I’m serious about this, Cano is playing a Gold Glove-caliber second base. Joe Girardi said last night that he has never seen a second baseman go to his right better than Cano and I’d agree. His ability to make that play is amazing.

Cano is an interesting player. You can make a good case either way for loving him or hating him,

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