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Robinson Cano was the best player on the Yankees this year and one of the best in the entire league.
He slowed down after a ridiculously hot April (.400, 8 HR), but still led the team with a .319 average, a .534 slugging percentage, a .914 OPS and 41 doubles.
The 28-year-old finished in the top nine in the American League in average, homers (29), RBIs (109), runs (103), on-base percentage (.381), slugging and OPS.
Promoted to the No. 5 spot in the order, Cano improved his clutch hitting from a .207 batter with runners in scoring position in 2009 to a .322 hitter this year.
And he kept it up in the postseason, batting .343 with a club-best four homers, six RBIs, eight runs, 12 hits and one triple.
Cano was stellar in the field as well this season. He could be on his way to winning his first Gold Glove after leading all AL second baseman with a .996 fielding percentage, 432 assists, 341 putouts and 114 double plays, while being tied for the fewest errors with just three.