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2010 MLB Predictions: Robinson Cano Will Break Out This Year

peaks and valleys of a Major League Baseball career are inevitable and are emotionally and physically difficult on players.

A 20 game hitting streak can be followed by a 1-20 slump with one tweaked swing.

Watching Robinson Cano over the years in pinstripes, he perfectly fits the bill of a streaky, peaks and valleys player.

Cano broke into the majors in early May 2005, taking over for the veteran Tony Womack. He finished 2005 as the starting second baseman, hitting .297 with 14 home runs, 62 RBI, and 34 doubles. He finished second in the AL Rookie of the Year voting to Huston Street.

Then manager Joe Torre often compared Cano's swing to the likes of Hall of Famer Rod Carew, high praise for a rookie. It was at that point ...

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