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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
10 5242 .256 .308 .313 .246 8
Birth Date6-2-1940
Height5' 9"
Weight170 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1965 NYA 25 51 116 108 13 28 1 0 1 32 6 6 0 1 1 9 2 1 .259 .296 .296 .251 1.6 1.7 0.4
1966 NYA 26 96 344 312 37 83 10 4 6 119 27 24 1 3 1 28 5 3 .266 .324 .381 .277 17.6 -12.7 0.6
1967 NYA 27 143 633 588 74 160 17 0 3 186 42 64 0 0 3 29 21 4 .272 .321 .316 .261 19.5 7.6 3.2
1968 NYA 28 148 607 579 52 133 6 1 2 147 23 46 0 2 3 26 20 7 .230 .258 .254 .211 -10.9 11.4 0.1
1969 NYA 29 156 699 641 82 183 26 7 4 235 53 41 0 2 3 48 33 13 .285 .339 .367 .281 30.7 -5.4 2.8
1970 NYA 30 158 732 686 81 172 24 2 4 212 35 35 2 7 2 46 23 7 .251 .286 .309 .228 -0.8 0.8 0.0
1971 NYA 31 159 696 625 76 156 23 7 2 199 64 43 2 1 4 41 17 7 .250 .321 .318 .247 10.9 -5.7 0.6
1972 NYA 32 147 613 547 65 132 20 2 3 165 56 44 4 3 3 37 18 6 .241 .315 .302 .248 6.5 -1.3 0.6
1973 NYA 33 148 650 590 60 155 21 0 2 182 47 48 2 5 6 35 11 10 .263 .317 .308 .237 3.4 -1.8 0.2
1974 NYA 34 24 53 47 3 11 1 0 0 12 4 5 0 0 2 1 1 0 .234 .294 .255 .240 0.2 -0.2 -0.0
1974 SDN 34 42 99 90 5 17 1 0 0 18 8 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 .189 .255 .200 .197 -4.2 1.4 -0.3
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Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1965 NYA MLB 51 116 .251 .236 .300 .361 .254 .265 95 -1 2.9 0.2 1.7 0.1 1.6 0.4 1.6 0.4
1966 NYA MLB 96 344 .277 .238 .299 .364 .252 .270 97 5.2 8.7 2.9 -12.7 1.4 17.6 0.6 17.6 0.6
1967 NYA MLB 143 633 .261 .234 .298 .349 .254 .301 95 0.4 15.2 -0.7 7.6 3.3 19.5 3.2 19.5 3.2
1968 NYA MLB 148 607 .211 .228 .294 .336 .257 .246 93 -23.9 13.4 -0.6 11.4 1.1 -10.9 0.1 -10.9 0.1
1969 NYA MLB 156 699 .281 .248 .321 .376 .263 .299 92 13.7 18.0 -0.8 -5.4 2.0 30.7 2.8 30.7 2.8
1970 NYA MLB 158 732 .228 .249 .319 .379 .256 .257 94 -23.9 19.9 -0.9 0.8 3.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.8 0.0
1971 NYA MLB 159 696 .247 .244 .313 .359 .257 .265 98 -8 17.2 -0.8 -5.7 3.6 10.9 0.6 10.9 0.6
1972 NYA MLB 147 613 .248 .243 .308 .352 .257 .256 97 -6.3 14.4 -0.7 -1.3 1.6 6.5 0.6 6.5 0.6
1973 NYA MLB 148 650 .237 .260 .324 .385 .263 .281 99 -15 17.2 -0.8 -1.8 1.6 3.4 0.2 3.4 0.2
1974 NYA MLB 24 53 .240 .251 .306 .364 .251 .262 100 -1 1.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.6 0.2 -0.0 0.2 -0.0
1974 SDN MLB 42 99 .197 .250 .315 .353 .251 .202 97 -6 2.6 -0.1 1.4 -0.3 -4.2 -0.3 -4.2 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1965 NYA MLB 116 13 28 1 0 1 9 6 6 2 1 .259 .296 .296 .037 .251 1.6 1.7 0.4
1966 NYA MLB 344 37 83 10 4 6 28 27 24 5 3 .266 .324 .381 .115 .277 17.6 -12.7 0.6
1967 NYA MLB 633 74 160 17 0 3 29 42 64 21 4 .272 .321 .316 .044 .261 19.5 7.6 3.2
1968 NYA MLB 607 52 133 6 1 2 26 23 46 20 7 .230 .258 .254 .024 .211 -10.9 11.4 0.1
1969 NYA MLB 699 82 183 26 7 4 48 53 41 33 13 .285 .339 .367 .081 .281 30.7 -5.4 2.8
1970 NYA MLB 732 81 172 24 2 4 46 35 35 23 7 .251 .286 .309 .058 .228 -0.8 0.8 0.0
1971 NYA MLB 696 76 156 23 7 2 41 64 43 17 7 .250 .321 .318 .069 .247 10.9 -5.7 0.6
1972 NYA MLB 613 65 132 20 2 3 37 56 44 18 6 .241 .315 .302 .060 .248 6.5 -1.3 0.6
1973 NYA MLB 650 60 155 21 0 2 35 47 48 11 10 .263 .317 .308 .046 .237 3.4 -1.8 0.2
1974 NYA MLB 53 3 11 1 0 0 1 4 5 1 0 .234 .294 .255 .021 .240 0.2 -0.2 -0.0
1974 SDN MLB 99 5 17 1 0 0 4 8 6 0 0 .189 .255 .200 .011 .197 -4.2 1.4 -0.3

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Eight World Series Teams that Faded Quickly Baseball Prospectus2013-08-01
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Farrell, Mattingly, and RoenickeChristina Kahrl2011-02-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The Column ReversersJim Baker2007-02-09
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: The WinnerJim Baker2006-04-25


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-06-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Whenever I hear someone singing the blues about Robinson Cano, I think of Horace Clarke. I was 7-years old when Clarke took over 2B for Bobby Richardson. The Yanks’ switch-hitting second baseman of the late 60s/early 70s - best known for breaking up no-hitters in the 9th inning three times in 1970, and rarely turning the double-play - actually had a fairly productive season in 1969 with career highs in nearly every offensive category. But what still blows my mind is his 9 – yes nine! – extra-base hits in 579 at-bats in 1968, Compared to “Hoss,” Robinson Cano IS Rod Carew; heck compared to Clarke, Cano is LOU GEHRIG!!
(rich from nj)
The problem with Cano is that he's inconsistent, and as I have written many times, he kills you when he's cold. In contrast, let me offer Nick Swisher, who batted something like .150 in May but still had a .311 OBP because he took a ton of walks. Cano can be on a hot streak and still not produce a .311 OBP. (Steven Goldman)


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