Yennier Cano

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#81 TwentyThirtyFive



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Posted 31 May 2023 - 10:41 AM

He's still a win even if he's only in the mix with Baker, Baumann, etc as sometimes reliable and sometimes not. They're at least solid relievers who mostly can be counted on to do their job but not consistently lights out. But the step backwards by Perez and Tate out of that group of really dominant relievers from last season will be felt much more painfully if Cano can't continue to fill that gap.

Only Bautista as dominant on the back end isn't enough given how unreliable the SP can be. RP should be a priority at the deadline anyways, but especially so if we get to July without feeling that any of Cano, Perez, Tate, etc are guys we would be surprised to see not have it any time we call on them.

Im not worried about him being a total pumpkin. Just interested to see where he settled in as the year goes. Can he be a Felix that despite having hiccups at times will still be an A level elite guy or as you say is he more in the Baker or Coulombe mix. There is probably a range somewhere in between those two groups. Kinda where Brach always was here.

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Posted 31 May 2023 - 11:46 AM

Last 7.1 innings 12 hits allowed. Going on memory here numerous outs were hit hard too. Now, the good news is he has still only walked 1 in that span. Not walking guys at all. Hes also keeping the balls down. Even the balls smoked seem to be hard low line drives or ground balls. So interesting to see where we go from here.


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Posted 30 June 2023 - 10:19 AM

So another month has past and we are gonna do another Cano update for June. If you just look at ERA its fine but under the surface a lot of cause for concern.

In June:

10.1 IP
12 h
5 K
1.645 WHIP
K /9: 4.4
Opponents against: .300/.391/.325 split

So just everything is being put in play. Thats not good. The only good thing to say is he still hasnt allowed a HR and is limiting XBH in general. Its really the only saving grace for him. The league has progressively gotten better against him the more theyve seen him. April was better than May. May better than June. Now, the splits overall vs righties are still really good. Lefties are now up to .281 BA against him overall. The regression in the ERA is definitely coming. Its inevitable with the low number of Ks he gets. You just cant get away with this many balls in play and survive with a sub 1.50 ERA. Or even 2.00 for that matter no matter how lucky you get. I would already be trying to limit the ABs vs lefties. For example if Coulombe and Cano are both fresh and the 7th inning is more RHP while the 8th is when more lefties are due I would be swapping the two guys. I would not just be handing him the 8th inning regardless.
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Posted 30 June 2023 - 11:25 AM

Add two relievers.  Reduce the pressure and slow the high leverage workload on Cano and Bautista. 
A little bit fresher, and everything should tick up. 

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Posted 30 June 2023 - 11:28 AM

One high lev RP is a must. 2 ideal. If a Charles or amy other Norfolk guy can be solid thats even bigger

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Posted 02 July 2023 - 04:57 PM

Who had Yennier Cano the All-Star on their 2023 bingo card?
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Posted 02 July 2023 - 05:02 PM

Fine with the Lopez trade!
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