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For the past year or so, I always thought Robinson Cano should be slotted third in the starting lineup.
His ability to hit 25-30 home runs a year with a batting average over .300 would be perfect.
Have guys like Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson up front so he can drive them hone.
Then, have Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez behind Cano to drive him home.
Makes sense, right? Well, not everything on paper goes right... at least not in the month of April, anyway.
I guess Cano still needs time adjusting at the spot (recently, he's been playing in the fourth spot), but we're still waiting for him to go on a hot streak.
Hitting .255, while not as bad as Mark Teixeira or Russell Martin, is still disappointing from someone we expect hitting between .300 and .320. Even more disappointing is the fact that he only has one home run and four RBI.
Hopefully, for him, and the Yankees organization, Cano will do much better in May.