Alexander Canario is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. He was born on May 7, 2000.
In 2016, Canario joined the Giants as an international free agent. In 2017, he batted.294/.391/.464 with the DSL Giants of the Dominican Summer League, with 17 doubles (3rd in the league), 5 home runs (3rd), and 45 RBIs (2nd). He was a DSL All-Star for Baseball America.
In 2019, he batted.301/.365/.539 for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes of the Northwest League, with 38 runs (6th), 17 doubles (leading the league), 9 home runs (2nd), and 40 RBIs (3rd). He batted.395/.435/1.000 with 7 home runs in 43 at-bats for the 2019 ACL Giants Orange in the Arizona League (8th in the league).
He was named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com, a Baseball America Short-Season All-Star by Baseball America, and a Northwest League Post-Season All-Star by Baseball America.
After the 2020 season, the Giants added him to their 40-man roster. The San Francisco Giants traded Canario and Caleb Kilian to the Chicago Cubs on July 30, 2021, in exchange for Kris Bryant.
There is little information about Canario’s contract with the various clubs he has played for, since he is a young and upcoming prospect. San Francisco signed him as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic on 7/2/16. Signing bonus of $60,000.