Robinson Cano has three-extra base hits in two straight games

Robinson Cano has three-extra base hits in two straight games.

Big deal you say, right?

Big deal is correct, I say.

Since 1993, it’s only been accomplished 14 times and the last person to do it, was Mr. Cano, his ownself.

Rk Strk Start End AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Tm
1 Robinson Cano 2013-04-08 2013-04-09 10 6 7 3 0 3 7 NYY
2 Robinson Cano 2005-09-15 2005-09-16 10 6 6 2 1 3 10 NYY
3 Gary Matthews 2005-07-26 2005-07-27 11 4 6 3 0 3 6 TEX
4 Travis Hafner 2005-06-27 2005-06-28 10 4 6 4 0 2 8 CLE
5 Jim Edmonds 2003-04-04 2003-04-08 10 4 8 4 0 3 9 STL
6 Bobby Estalella 2002-05-23 2002-05-24 9 4 6 5 0 1 5 COL
7 Geoff Jenkins 2001-04-28 2001-04-29 9 6 7 1 0 5 12 MIL
8 Ivan Rodriguez 2000-04-30 2000-05-02 10 6 6 3 0 3 4 TEX
9 Steve Finley 1999-09-07 1999-09-08 10 5 6 1 1 4 8 ARI
10 Craig Biggio 1999-07-07 1999-07-08 11 5 7 4 0 2 3 HOU
11 Barry Larkin 1998-07-11 1998-07-12 9 3 6 3 0 3 7 CIN
12 Michael Tucker 1998-05-02 1998-05-03 8 5 6 3 0 3 6 ATL
13 Alex Rodriguez 1998-04-19 1998-04-20 10 3 7 4 1 1 3 SEA
14 Larry Walker 1996-05-21 1996-05-22 8 6 7 2 3 2 6 COL
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In fact, the only other Yankee to have a two-game streak of three extra-base hit games was Lou Gehrig.

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI
1 Robinson Cano 2013-04-08 2013-04-09 2 10 6 7 3 0 3 7
2 Robinson Cano 2005-09-15 2005-09-16 2 10 6 6 2 1 3 10
3 Lou Gehrig 1936-06-18 1936-06-19 2 9 3 7 5 0 1 3
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Generated 4/10/2013.

Cano goes for the record tonight against a pitcher still to be determined by the Indians (poor Terry Francona).