Robinson Cano becomes first 2B to reach 2,000 hits in 11 seasons

Thursday September 24th, 2015

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano became the first second baseman in MLB history to reach 2,000 hits in 11 seasons, according to MLB Stat of the Day.

Cano knocked hit No. 2,000 Wednesday night against the Kansas City Royals on an eighth inning single.

Cano has recorded at least 155 hits in each of his 11 seasons in the majors. His most productive season came in 2009, when he recorded 204 hits and hit .320 for the New York Yankees.

In December of 2013, Cano signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners. Cano is hitting .282 this season, which would be his worst average since 2008.

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In his career, Cano has a .307 average with 237 home runs and 977 RBIs.

– Rohan Nadkarni

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