Cano's last hit was a double in the first inning of the second game in the ALDS against the Orioles. That was on Monday, October 8th. But the streak hasn't fired up the jerk:
Anyone who has followed the Yankees the last few seasons — and that includes TBS — should know by now that Robinson Cano often isn’t much interested in running to first base.
During Saturday’s opener of the ALCS, the Yankees had the bases loaded, two out, when Cano was out by a hair on a pitcher-deflected ground ball to short. Cano slammed his helmet in protest. TBS tape showed Cano turning it on, the last few steps — but we only saw how he finished, not how he started.
In Cano’s next at-bat, after hitting a grounder to first, he was seen, live, in a jogging start. Prince Fielder dropped the ball, but had plenty of time to toss to the pitcher covering.
That's just awesome.
Yesterday, Cano surpassed Bobby Bonilla's effort with Baltimore in 1996 (24), Ivan Rodriguez's streak with Detroit in 2006 (23), and Kelly Gruber's failures with Toronto in 1992 (23).
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