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Robinson Cano

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano ended the 2013 season with a streak of five consecutive seasons of at least a .300 batting average, and more than 40 doubles and 25 home runs. Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Cano made his major league debut in 2005 and has since been a five-time All Star (2006, 2010 – 2013), a multiple Silver Slugger Award winner (2006, 2010 – 2013), winner of two Golden Glove awards (2010, 2012), and has been named American League Player of the Month twice (September 2006, April 2010). Member of the New York Yankees' 2009 World Series championship team, Cano was not just a player on the Dominican Republic's 2013 World Baseball Classic championship team, he won tournament MVP.

Robinson Cano is also known for his philanthropic endeavors, as founder of the RC24 Foundation for disadvantaged youth in the Dominican Republic.