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#22            ROBINSON CANO            2B

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Full Name: Robinson Cano

Birthplace: San Pedro de Macoris, Puerto Rico

Birthdate: 10/22/1982

Height: 6’

Weight: 170

B/T: L/R



2005 STATS:

G: 132                                    AB: 522                              R: 73

H: 155                                    HR: 14                                RBI: 62

OBP: .320                              SLG: .458                           AVG: .297


  • Led ’05 AL Rookies in batting avg, hits, runs, doubles
  • ML debut 5/3/2005 vs Tampa Bay
  • AL Player of the Week (9/12-18/2005)
  • AL Rookie of the Month (Sep. ’05)


Father, Jose, was originally signed by the Yankees in 1980 and made his Major League debut with Houston in 1989, pitching in six games...played basketball and baseball at San Pedro Apostol High School in San Pedro de Macoris...was signed by Carlos Rios.



Hit .297 (155-for-522) with 14 HR and 62 RBIs in 132 games with the Yankees in 2005 (130 starts at 2B). ... Ranked first in the American League with a .335 road batting average. ... Was the third-highest road batting average by a rookie since 1969, behind only Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki (.356 in 2001) and Toronto's Bob Bailor (.347 in 1977). ... Led American League Rookies with a .297 batting average, 78 runs, 155 hits, 34 doubles, 47 multi-hit games and 239 total bases. Ranked second with 52 extra-base hits and a .534 slugging percentage, fourth with 62 RBIs and fifth with 14 HR. ... Began the season with Triple-A Columbus before being recalled on 5/3. Made his Major-League debut that night at Tampa Bay, starting at 2B and going 0-for-3 ... Became the 19th second baseman to start alongside Derek Jeter with the Yankees. ... Recorded his first Major-League hit with a third-inning single on 5/4. ... Established a single-game career high with four hits in 5/15 win at Oakland. ... Hit his first career home run in 5/24 win vs. Detroit. ... Was named the American League's co-Player of the Week for the week ending 9/18 after batting .429 (12-for-28) with a league-leading 13 RBIs and nine runs scored. ... Was named AL Rookie of the Month for September, batting .381 (40-for-105) with 22 runs, nine doubles, two triples, five homers and 16 RBIs.

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