Robinson Cano is a second baseman for the Seattle Mariners. Hailing from the Dominican Republic, Cano made his major league debut in 2005, where he played with the New York Yankees through 2013. As a Yankee, he was 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 a member of the Yankees’ 2009 World Series championship team. In 2013, he played on the Dominican Republic’s 2013 World Baseball Classic championship team and he won tournament MVP. 

In December 2013, Cano signed a 10-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, where he made his debut on March 31, 2014. He made his sixth All-Star appearance and first as a Mariner and finished the season with a .314 batting average. After the season, he played in the 2014 MLB Japan All-Star series.

Robinson Cano is also known for his philanthropic endeavors, as founder of the RC22 Foundation for disadvantaged youth in the Dominican Republic. In November 2015, the RCC Foundation opened the first RC22 Dream School in Cano’s hometown of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. For more information on Cano and the RCC22 Foundation, please visit


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