Team: Seattle Mariners
Position: Second Baseman
Height/Weight: 6’0”, 210 lbs.
Date of Birth: Oct. 22, 1982
High School: San Pedro Apostol
Hometown: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
One of the best second basemen in Major League Baseball history, Robinson Cano is a star both on and off the field. A seven-time All Star, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner and two-time Gold Glove winner, Cano spent the first nine years of his MLB career with the New York Yankees before joining the Seattle Mariners prior to the 2014 season.
Cano signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners, the largest contract ever given to a second baseman in MLB history.
Cano helped lead the New York Yankees to the 2009 World Series championship, and helped the Dominican Republic win the 2013 World Baseball Classic and was named that tournament’s MVP.
Cano is the only player in MLB history to record at least 30 doubles in each of his first 12 seasons, he is the first second baseman and 14th player in MLB history to reach 2,000 career hits in 11 seasons, and he is the fifth-fastest second baseman to reach 1,000 career RBIs. Cano was the winner of the 2011 Home Run Derby.
Off the field, Cano is the founder of the RC22 Foundation, who’se mission is to positively impact the lives of underserved children and communities. In November 2015, the RC22 Foundation and Cano unveiled the first of 22 planned RC22 DREAM Schools in his hometown of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Since Cano’s signing with the Mariners, the RC22 Foundation has expanded its philanthropic footprint in Seattle in the areas of education, health, fitness and wellness through partnerships with the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, City Year Seattle, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County.
Robbie was feeling it tonight. pic.twitter.com/L7gXBI0Dpf— Mariners (@Mariners) July 1, 2017
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Roc Nation Summer Classic on and off the court. You can still donate to benefit the great work of CC Sabathia's PitCCh In Foundation, Robinson Cano's RC22 Foundation, Miguel Cotto's Fundacion El Angel and Nick Jonas' Beyond Type 1 bit.ly/RNSCDonate.
Robinson Cano set a new Major League Baseball record in last night’s game. He is now the first player in MLB history to have 30 doubles in 11 consecutive seasons to start a career. Watch his milestone double and the fan reaction here.
Robinson Cano spent a Thursday afternoon in Downtown Seattle with Mayor Ed Murray and 20 8-12 year olds from the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club of Seattle. In honor of August being PLAY BALL month, declared by the Mayor and co-sponsored by Major League Baseball and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Robinson Cano and Mayor Murray played a friendly game of WIFFLE BALL with the children from the Boys & Girls Club.
Watch for game highlights.
Watch Robinson Cano hit 2 home runs with 4 RBIs in Saturday’s win.
Robinson Cano adds 2 hits, 2 RBIs and 1 run including a solo home run and walk off single in last night’s game. Watch Cano’s solo home run here.
Watch Robinson Cano's four hits, including a home run and 3 RBIs in last night’s Mariners win.
Watch: Robinson Cano belted out a home run to center field against the Kansas City Royals.
MLB All-Star Voting is happening now! Vote for Roc Nation athletes, Erick Aybar, Robinson Cano & Yoenis Cespedes through July 2nd. Vote here.
Proud to be a part of Robinson Cano’s Canoche Fundraiser! Congrats on raising $1.1MM. Didn’t get to make it to Canoche? It’s not too late to make a donation and contribute to RC22 DREAM School.
Learn more about the Canoche and the RC22 Foundation mission here.
Robinson Cano revealed his new custom shoes and a new partnership with New Balance today. Read more here.
In advance of a new season, Robinson Cano announces his latest partnership with Seattle's Sparkling ICE. Read more here.
Once again, Robinson Cano tops the list of the MLB Network's 10 Best Second Basemen. Watch the countdown now.
Robinson Cano ranks Number 1 on ESPN Insider’s list of the top 10 best second basemen. Read more here.
New additions to CC Sabathia & Robinson Cano’s Summer Classic Charity Basketball game at Barclays Center include fellow Roc Nation family Rihanna and Skylar Diggins!
Team CC is heating up, with honorary team captain Carmelo Anthony, Derek Jeter, JR Smith, Rudy Gay, Ne-Yo, Tiki Barber, DJ Clue, Damaris Lewis, Vinny Guadagnino, Dellin Betances, & Lance Fresh. They’ll face off against Team Cano, featuring honorary team captain Kevin Durant, Felix Hernandez, Fabolous, DJ Khaled, Charlie Villanueva, DJ Envy, Robert Christopher Riley, Endy Chavez, Kendrys Morales, Fernando Rodney, Yoervis Medina, Jesus Sucre, & Roenis Elias.
Other celebrity guests and participants include Rihanna, Slam Dunk judges Skylar Diggins & Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Master of Ceremonies Angie Martinez and many more. Tickets, special packages, and more info at www.rnsummerclassic.com.