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Robinson Cano Could Have Been A Texas Ranger, Imagine That!

the baseball world enters into free agency, I begin to wonder about the status of the Yankees if they had traded Robinson Cano.

As you may or may not know, Alex Rodriguez was traded from the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees in exchange for Alfonso Soriano and a player to be named later. Now the Rangers had around five choices, but mainly had their eyes on two, Joaquin Arias and Robinson Cano.

Joaquin Arias, plagued with injuries and poor hitting,  proved to be a huge bust for Texas.

So, why did the Rangers choose Arias over Cano?

No one truly knows. Most say it was due to age (Arias is two years younger than Cano) and "better" defense. 

Arias was traded to the New York Mets in exchange for Jeff ...

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