On August 12th of this season, I wrote:
Robinson Cano hits like Tony Womack when it comes to driving in runners. That’s not good. This seems odd – since I’m sure, in the minds of most Yankees fans, when they think “Cano” they think “line drives all over the field.” Guess what? With runners on base, it ain’t happening. When you consider how many times Cano has batted 6th or 7th for the Yankees this season, and probably will in those slots going forward, Robbie has to do better than “Womack-like” in terms of driving home base runners.
And, now, tonight, I saw this report:
2B Robinson Cano (2-for-4) batted third in the order for the first time in his career [tonight] …drove in three runs and now has 40 RBI in 36 games since being reinstated from the disabled list on 8/8, the most RBI in the Majors over that span.
OK, I’ll “sing” it:
Act like you know, Rico
I know what Bo don’t know
Touch them up and go, uh-oh!
Here comes the high-stepper……Robbie Cano.
(Yeah, I know it should be “hotstepper.” But, since I wrote on August 8th that Cano “Need(s) To Start Stepping Up For The Yankees This Season” it seemed like a lyric change was in order.)