Robinson Canó Net Worth, Early and Personal Life, Career

admin December 10, 2022
Updated 2022/12/10 at 5:21 PM
Robinson Cano Net Worth
Robinson Cano Net Worth

Robinson Canó Net Worth $110 million 

Popular Name:Robinson Canó
Real Name:Robinson José Canó Mercedes
Birth Date:October 22nd, 1982
Birth Place: San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Age:40 years old
Nationality/Citizenship:Dominican, American
Height:6 feet
Weight:93 kg
Marital Status:Single
Children:Robinson Jr.
Profession:Professional Baseball Player
Years active:2001–present
Net Worth:$110 million
Last Updated:2022


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Robinson José Canó Mercedes professionally known as Robinson Canó is a 40-year-old Dominican-American professional baseball player born on October 22nd, 1982 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic.

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Robinson Canó Early and Personal Life

Robinson José Canó Mercedes professionally known as Robinson Canó is a 40-year-old Dominican-American professional baseball player born on October 22nd, 1982 in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic.

Robinson Cano’s father is José Canó and his mother is Claribel Mercedes and has a brother by the name of Gregory Canó.

Robinson Canó lived in New Jersey for three years and spent seventh, eighth, and ninth grades in the Newark School System.

Canó attended Barringer High School for one year, and when his family returned to the Dominican Republic, he attended San Pedro Apostol High School in San Pedro de Macorís.

At San Pedro Apostol High School, Robinson Canó played for the school’s baseball and basketball teams.

Robinson Canó became a naturalized citizen of the United States in November 2012.

Concerning his relationships and family life, Canó is not married, he however has a son, also named Robinson, who lives with his mother in the Dominican Republic.

Robinson Canó Playing Career

Robinson Canó Minor Leagues

Robinson Canó after he graduated from high school was signed by the Yankees in January  2001 as an amateur free agent. He received a signing bonus of over $100,000.

Robinson started playing in their minor league system that season and debuted with the Gulf Coast Yankees of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League.

Canó also debuted with the Staten Island Yankees of the Class-A Short Season New York–Penn League. He played for Staten Island and the Greensboro Bats of the Class-A South Atlantic League in 2002.

He also played for the Tampa Yankees of the Class-A Advanced Florida State League and Trenton Thunder of the Class-AA Eastern League in 2003 and appeared in the 2003 All-Star Futures Game.

Robinson Canó was among the five prospects offered to the Texas Rangers to complete the Yankees’ acquisition of Alex Rodriguez before the 2004 season, however, the Rangers picked Joaquín Árias instead.

Robinson Canó started the 2004 season with Trenton and got promoted to the Columbus Clippers of the Class-AAA International League.

The Yankees in an effort to showcase Robinson Canó for the Royals moved him to third base when the Kansas City Royals began to seek trade offers for Carlos Beltrán.

The following month, the Yankees attempted to trade Robinson Canó to the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a package to acquire Randy Johnson, and Canó began the 2005 season with Columbus.

Robinson Canó with New York Yankees (2005)

Robinson Canó got a call for the major leagues in May 2005, while he was hitting .330 in 108 at bats with Columbus. He took over second base from Tony Womack.

In the same May,m Robinson Canó made his first career base hit off of Hideo Nomo of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and belted his first career grand slam that every season too.

Robinson emerged second in American League Rookie of the Year balloting to Huston Street of the Oakland Athletics, but finished the year, with the third-worst walk percentage in the league, 3.0%.

In 2005, manager Joe Torre compared Robinson Canó to Hall of Famer Rod Carew, making it clear that he meant that Canó reminded him of Carew, in terms of his build, presence at the plate, and smoothness in his swing.

Robinson Canó’s First All-Star season (2006)

In 2006, Robinson Canó took the lead at the American League (AL) All-Star balloting at second base. He however could not play after he was placed on the disabled list for a strained hamstring.

After he got back from injury, in August 2006, Robinson Canó led the league in batting average, doubles, and runs batted in.

Later, in September 2006, Robinson Canó accumulated enough at-bats to once more qualify for the AL batting race and was rewarded the AL Player of the Month award for September.

Robinson Canó ended 2006 with the third-best batting average in the AL  .342, two points closely behind teammate shortstop Derek Jeter and five points behind Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer.

Robinson also finished ninth in the league in doubles (41). He led the AL in batting average on the road (.364; 96/264) and after the sixth inning (.353; 55/156).

Unfortunately, Robinson Canó had the third-worst walk percentage in the league at 3.6%,. He got three votes for AL MVP.

Robinson Canó Playing from 2007 to 2008

In 2007, Robinson Canó handed over his number 22 to Roger Clemens, and chose number 24, a reversal of Jackie Robinson‘s number 42, in tribute to him.

There was an obviously slow start to the 2007 season which he hit a meager .249 through May 29.

Robinson Canó saw his stroke batting .385 in the month of July with six home runs and 24 RBI to step-up his season average to .300 by the end of the month.

Robinson ended 2007 sixth in the league in games played (160), ninth in triples (7), and tenth in hits (189), doubles (41), and at-bats (617), and was the only batter in the top 10 in doubles in the AL in 2006 and 2007.

In January 2008, Robinson Canó signed a contract extension for $28 million through the next four years. The contract also included options for the Yankees for the 2012 and 2013 seasons, worth $27 million.

He clearly struggled early in the 2008 season, hitting only .151 and in April just 7 RBIs. However, Robinson stepped up later in the year and hit .300 between May and August.

Robinson Canó  During World Series Championship (2009)

In 2009, Robinson Canó hit .320 with 204 hits, 25 home runs, and 85 RBI, and ranked among the top ten players in the American league.

His achievements there included hits, extra-base hits, total bases, at bats, doubles, batting average, runs scored, and triples.

Robinson Canó’s  204 hits ranked third for hits during the 2009 season, and first among all second basemen. He also led second basemen in batting average.

Robinson Canó played in 161 games the most games played by a player during the 2009 season and also hit his first career walk-off home run.

In November, Robinson Canó threw out Shane Victorino for the final out of the 2009 World Series.

Robinson Canó’s Second All-Star and First Gold Glove Season (2010)

As a result of Hideki Matsui’s departure, Robinson Canó was moved into the fifth spot in the batting order and was named the AL Player of the Month for April 2010 for his early season performance.

Robinson Canó was elected as the starting second baseman in the 2010 MLB All-Star Game and was picked to take part in the 2010 Home Run Derby.

Robinson however withdrew as a result of a minor injury and ended the season with a milestone 200 hits and 100+ RBIs (109).

Robinson obviously performed ably in the middle of the lineup, he replaced Matsui and Alex Rodriguez while Rodriguez was on the disabled list. He also had stepped up his batting with runners in scoring position.

Robinson Canó hit .343 with four home runs and 6 RBIs in the 2010 postseason and ended the season with a .996 fielding percentage.

He bagged the American League Gold Glove Award for second basemen in 2010, the first by a Yankee second baseman since Bobby Richardson’s five-year run between 1961 to 1965.

Robinson Canó also won the American League Silver Slugger Award for second basemen with a batting average of .319, 29 home runs, and 109 runs batted in.

Robinson Canó’s Third All-Star and first Silver Slugger season (2011)

Robinson Canó was picked for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game as a beginning second baseman and was chosen to take part in the 2011 Home Run Derby.

His father was pitching, Robinson Canó won the derby, and set a record for home runs in the final round with 12 home runs notwithstanding having an additional four outs remaining.

In Game 1 of the 2011 AL Division Series, Robinson Canó hit a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning giving the Yankees an 8–1 lead.

Robinson Canó’s Fourth All-Star season (2012)

 In July 2012, Robinson Canó extended his career hitting streak to 23 games with a single off Oakland Athletics pitcher Tommy Milone in a 3–2 Yankees loss.

Robinson Canó performed poorly during the postseason. Over his first eight games in the 2012 AL Division Series and AL Championship Series, he batted.

In October, the Yankees exercised Robinson Canó club option for 2013 for $15 million and kept him away from free agency for another year.

Robinson Canó’s Fourth Fifth All-Star season (2013)

In April 2013, Robinson Canó made a career appearance at shortstop and began the first half of the 2013 season with a .302 batting average, 21 home runs, and 65 RBI.

Robinson Canó was named the AL captain for the 2013 Home Run Derby. During his plate appearance(2013 All-Star Game) Robinson was hit by a pitch thrown by Matt Harvey and sustained a right quad contusion.

Robinson Canó left the game and  Dustin Pedroia replaced him. He however played for two pitches only.

In August, Robinson Canó hit his 200th career home run, a three-run blast to center field off of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Esmil Rogers at Yankee Stadium.

In the 2013 season, Robinson Canó batted .314 with 190 hits, 27 home runs, and 107 RBI in 160 games he played.

Robinson Canó With Seattle Mariners

Robinson Canó in December 2013 signed a 10-year contract worth $240 million with the Seattle Mariners.

Robinson Canó was offered a seven-year, $175 million contract to return to the Yankees, but he however turned it down as he was looking forward to a longer deal.

Robinson Canó’s Sixth All-Star season (2014)

In July 2014, Robinson Canó has named the AL starting second baseman, which marked his sixth career All-Star selection, and fifth consecutive.

Robinson Canó ended the season with a .314 batting average with 14 home runs and 82 RBI. In August Canó suffered from gastrointestinal symptoms that were later diagnosed as resulting from an intestinal parasite.

Canó after that season traveled to Japan to join a team of MLB All-Stars playing against All-Stars of Nippon Professional Baseball in the 2014 Major League Baseball Japan All-Star Series.

Robinson Canó Seventh’s All-Star season (2016)

In May 2016, Robinson Canó hit his 250th career home run, he joined  Joe Gordon and Jeff Kent as the only second basemen to reach 250 career home runs during the first 12 years of their career.

Robinson Canó was picked to his seventh All-Star Game, played at Petco Park in San Diego, and in August, he got to 30 home runs for the second time in his career, hitting against the Chicago White Sox.

Robinson Canó ended the season with a .298 batting average, 195 hits, 33 doubles, 39 home runs, and 103 RBI  in 161 games.

 Robinson Canó’s Seventh Eighth All-Star season (2017)

In May 2017, the Mariners placed Robinson Canó on the 10-day disabled list as a result of a right quadriceps strain. That was only the second time that Robinson went on the disabled list in his career.

Robinson Canó in the All-Star Game at Marlins Park hit a home run in the top of the tenth inning off of Wade Davis that would give the American League a 2–1 win.

He earned All-Star Game MVP honors, and in September was ejected for the first time in his career due to arguing with Vic Carapazza over a strike call.

Robinson Canó with New York Mets (2019–2022)

In December 2018, the Mariners traded Robinson Canó, Edwin Díaz, and $20 million to the New York Mets in exchange for Jay Bruce, Jarred Kelenic, Anthony Swarzak, Gerson Bautista, and Justin Dunn.

In Canó’s first at bat as a Met hit a home run off Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals.

Robinson Canó returned to the Mets in 2022, and on May 2, the Mets designated him for assignment after he batted .195 with one home run in 41 at bats.

Robinson Cano had only gotten sporadic opportunities to play, not regularly but coming off the bench. In May the Mets released Canó and he became a free agent.

Robinson Canó with San Diego Padres (2022)

Canó in May 2022 signed a major league contract with the San Diego Padres, and batted .094 in 12 games for the Padres, with 10 strikeouts in 34 plate appearances, and was released by the Padres on June 2.

In June, Robinson Canó signed a minor league contract with the Padres and was assigned to the El Paso Chihuahuas of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League.

Robinson Canó with Atlanta Braves (2022)

In July 2022, the Padres traded Robinson Canó to the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations and he made his Braves debut against the New York Mets the following day.

In August, the Braves designated Robinson Canó for assignment after acquiring Ehire Adrianza, and he batted 4-for-26 (.154) in nine games for the Braves and was released that same month to become a free agent.

Altogether, in 2022 in 33 games and 100 at-bats for the three teams, Canó batted .150/.183/.190 with 4 walks and 25 strikeouts, being the slowest second baseman in major league baseball, with a sprint speed of 24.3 feet per second.

Robinson Canó Career at International Level

Robinson Canó played for his native country, the Dominican Republic, in three World Baseball Classic (WBC) tournaments, held from 2013 to 2017, and was named the Most Valuable Player of the Classic.

Canó alongside Dominican Republic teammates Octavio Dotel and Santiago Casilla won a World Series and World Baseball Classic after Daisuke Matsuzaka completed the feat.

Robinson Canó in 2017, was named the captain of the Dominican Republic team.

His appointment came after going 3–0 in the first round. The Dominican Republic lost its first game to Puerto Rico which ended its streak of 11 straight wins in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Unfortunately, the team did not make it to the championship round and Canó ended with 6-for-20 (.300) with a home run and 3 RBIs.

Robinson Canó Net worth

Robinson Canó has made a lot of money through signing contracts. Another force behind Robinson Cano met worth is his salary though not disclosed.

A more exact estimate of Robinson Canó net worth is  $110 million.


Robinson Canó is among those who began their careers early and well and are increasing in pace and achievements.

Most likely, Robinson Canó net worth will take a new positive turn since he may likely go into other ventures and as well sign new deals and contracts.

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