Robinson Cano: 3 Reasons Yankees Superstar Can't Hit Lefties in 2012

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Robinson Cano: 3 Reasons Yankees Superstar Can't Hit Lefties in 2012
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Robinson Cano entered the 2012 seasons with big expectations. After hitting 28 home runs, a career-high 118 RBI and a .302 batting average, many people (including myself) were expecting him to do big things, especially since he's hitting in the third spot in the lineup.

So far, that hasn't been the case. He's hitting .268 this season, with just one home run and three RBI.

However, what's even worse is that he's hitting just .214 against left-handed pitchers.

Why has hitting against left-handed pitchers been so difficult for Cano? Here are three reasons.

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