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Yankees Lineup Projections, Part 3 of 9: Why Cano Will Run the Show in NY

may be too early to call Robinson Cano the best second baseman in Yankees history, but he should certainly be considered one of the best.

The title of best second baseman in team history most likely goes to the great Tony Lazzeri.

Lazzeri sports a career slash line of .293/.379/.467 with 169 home runs and 1,154 RBIs in 12 seasons wearing the pinstripes.

Cano, through seven seasons, owns a slash line of .308/.347/.496 with 144 home runs and 621 RBIs. 

Through his first seven seasons, Lazzeri posted a .306/.384/.487 with 96 home runs and 721 RBIs.

Comparatively, Cano seems to be on pace to exceed Lazzeri in nearly each major offensive category.

Ever since being called up to replace the struggling Tony ...

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