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Texas Rangers: What If They Had picked Robinson Cano?

On February 16, 2004 the Texas Rangers traded the 2003 AL MVP, Alex Rodriguez , to the New York Yankees for Alfonso Soriano and a player to be named later.

The Yankees reportedly gave the Rangers a list of minor leaguers and they were told to select one.

The Rangers made their decision, and on April 23, 2004 the Yankees sent Joaquin Arias to the Rangers to complete the trade.

Arias was not the only minor leaguer on the list the Yankees gave to Texas of course, one of the more interesting names to accompany Arias was Robinson Cano a 21-year-old infielder from the Dominican.

The rest is history, as Miquel Cairo played second for the Yanks in 2004 then Robinson Cano was called up in 2005 and has put together a great career so ...

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