2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Robinson Cano
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at New York Mets 2B Robinson Cano to let fantasy baseball owners know what to expect during the 2020 MLB season.
After a few seasons in Seattle, Robinson Canó went back to a familiar area, just for a different team. In 2019, Cano suited up for the Mets, and in 107 games, he hit 13 home runs with 39 RBI and slashed .256/.307/.428. Cano’s numbers may be down from prior seasons, but the Mets have quite a few dollars invested in him, and he’s going to play as much as he can handle. The veteran second baseman is entering his 37-year-old season, but he’s hit higher than .280 in all but two seasons in his career (2008 & 2019). Is Cano’s 2019 season an inside look into what the aging middle infielder’s numbers will be like, or can he bounce back to his All Star seasons back in 2016 and 2017?
As Cano ages, his injury history is starting to pile up. Since 2007, he played in at least 150 games every season until 2018 and 2019. In 2018, he served an 80-game suspension and dealt with a fractured right hand. In the following season, he served IL stints with quad and hamstring issues, and was also...