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Newark Star-Ledger Mar 1, 2015

Why Mets think Juan Lagares has some similarity to Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano and can leadoff

As the Mets work to hone his approach, the coaches also are quick to offer a reminder. Despite his warts, Lagares hit .281 last year.
MetsBlog Feb 28, 2015

Kevin Long broke down most of the team’s hitters talking to media Saturday and said…

1. He will use Robinson Cano as a model for Juan Lagares, especially as it pertains to how he sees the ball. He believes has a lot of potential at the plate, “I’m excited about this player,” 2. Ideally …
Newark Star-Ledger Feb 26, 2015

Yankees spring training: Wednesday's recap

Did ex-Yankee Robinson Cano look fat last season?
Batman Cruz unfazed by possible Safeco effect on his power

Batman Cruz unfazed by possible Safeco effect on his power

PEORIA, Ariz. — Nelson Cruz donned a Batman T-shirt Wednesday after completing his first official workout as a Mariner. This isn’t Fellini. The message is easily grasped. The Mariners are doling out $57 million to Cruz over the next four years because he can hit: He led the majors last season with 40 homers while playing at Baltimore and finished with a .525 slugging percentage. Point to note: Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager led the Mariners last season with a .454 slugging percentage. Current plans call for them to bracket Cruz in this year’s lineup. And while, yes, Oriole Park … ...
Seattle Times Feb 25, 2015
Robinson Cano welcomes higher expectations for Mariners

Robinson Cano welcomes higher expectations for Mariners

The All-Star second baseman isn’t afraid to say what so many people also think: “We got a chance this year.”

Cano says Mariners `look like world champions’ on paper

PEORIA, Ariz. — Robinson Cano reported in Tuesday, as scheduled, and immediately embraced the highest bar of expectations for the Mariners in the upcoming season. “On paper, we look like world champions,” he proclaimed before adding a qualifier. “Hopefully, we’ll stay healthy. It’s not how we look on paper. We’ve got to go out there and prove it every single day.” Cano, 32, is comfortable with the loftiest of goals from the nine years spent in New York pinstripes before he signed on last season with the October-starved Mariners. And it still rankles the Mariners, in his first...

Mariners' 2015 spring training position preview: What to expect from Robinson Cano in his second season in Seattle

  This might be the easiest position to preview. Robinson Cano is the starting second baseman. There's no back-up pushing him for playing time. There are no doubts about whether he can produce or handle the responsibility. There is no wondering if he can handle a leadership role on a new team. The past Look at some of the things he did in his first  season in Seattle (from Mariners' season review) ... Season Totals - Started 157 of 162 games in his first season with the Mariners...hit .314 (187x595) with 77 runs scored, 37 doubles, 2 triples, 14 home runs, 82 RBI and a career-high 10...

MLB Network: Cano picked is best second baseman in majors

OK, this is really no great surprise, but our friends at MLB Network say Mariners star Robinson Cano is the best second baseman in the majors. Cano was voted last season as the American League’s starting second baseman in the All-Star Game for the fifth consecutive year. The ranking, announced Thursday night, is based on “a number of offensive and defensive metrics, both advanced and traditional, plus projections for the upcoming season.” Boston’s Dustin Pedroia finished second in the ranking, followed by Oakland’s Ben Zobrist. Pittsburgh’s Neil Walker was the highest-ranked...

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