Originally written on Bronx Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Robinson Cano has established himself as one of the premier all-around players in the majors – many consider him the best second baseman in all of baseball. Ever since he came up in 2005, Cano has improved year by year. His power numbers and run production have come a long way since his ’05 season, when he hit 14 homers and drove in 62 RBIs with a .297 batting average. He has finished a season in the top 10 in doubles in five of a total seven full seasons – he’s currently fifth with 25 in 2012. As fans have gotten used to seeing Robbie glide around the baseball diamond and spray balls all over the outfield, they’ve also gotten used to seeing him absolutely crush pitching at Fenway Park. Games with the Red Sox are always ratcheted up to a different level, so performing well under the intense atmosphere is very impressive. Since the Yankees play the Red Sox about 18 times a year, Cano gets a chance to hit in the friendly confines of Fenway nine times per season. I think it is safe to...
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