The New York Yankees are entering the season as a favorite to win not only the AL East, but as a contender for the World Series.
Robinson Cano plays a vital role in those plans.
With so many stars on the Yankees roster such as Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and CC Sabathia, it is difficult to see who is the team's best player.
Cano has lined himself up to take the throne and spotlight from the others this year.
Here are five reasons why.