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Sunday June 16th 2024


What Do Ya Know: Projecting Robbie Cano for the New York Yankees

Hideki Matsui left via Free Agency, a major hole (28 HRs, 90 RBIs) was created in the Yankee lineup. Matsui has served as vital Alex Rodriguez protection for the past six seasons.

So what are the Yankees going to do to fill that void?

Going into this season, the Yankees have Robinson Cano slated to assume the all-important 5th spot in the lineup. Last season overall, Cano hit .320 with 25 HRs and 85 RBIs.

So what can we expect out of Cano in the 5th spot this season?

Cano has 278 career at-bats hitting in the 5th spot. He has posted a line of (.299/.321/.453) with 8 HRs. This line is a bit of a downgrade from his season line, but he only 223 of his 637 at-bats came from the 5th spot last year.

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