Robinson Cano made history Wednesday afternoon with one swing of the bat
Amidst the Yankees seven-run outburst Wednesday in the third inning against the Oriole’s, Robinson Cano marked the history books and took another step to becoming one of the greatest second-basemen to ever play the game. Before the rain started to fall in the Bronx, with the bases loaded, Cano started the storm by cracking a thunderous bomb into the second level-seats. After dropping their first two games against Baltimore, Cano helped boost his club to a 12-2 victory and put the Yankees back to a 6.5 game lead in the AL East.
Wednesday afternoon’s grand slam was his second this season and the ninth of Cano’s career, which ties with Rogers Hornsby for second all-time amongst second-basemen, behind only Jeff Kent with 13. After getting off to a rather pedestrian start in 2012, Cano has slowly pieced it together as the year progressed and looks to be back on MVP track.
With about two months left in the season, C...