Robinson José Canó Mercedes (Spanish pronunciation: [ka'no]; born October 22, 1982) is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees on May 3, 2005, played for them through the 2013 season, and was a member of their 2009 World Series winning team over the Philadelphia Phillies.
He played for the Seattle Mariners from 2014 through 2018.
He has represented the Dominican Republic in international play, including winning both the gold medal and Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) of the 2013 World Baseball Classic (WBC) tournament.
From San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, the Yankees signed Canó as an amateur free agent on January 5, 2001.
He is an eight-time MLB All-Star, five-time Silver Slugger Award winner, and two-time Gold Glove Award winner.
He was the 2017 All-Star Game MVP and the 2011 Home Run Derby winner.
Along with WBC teammates Octavio Dotel and Santiago Casilla, Canó became one of the first four players to have won both a World Series and World Baseball Classic.
On December 6, 2013, Canó signed a 10-year, $240 million USD deal with the Mariners.
In 2018, Canó was suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball’s joint drug agreement for his use of furosemide.