Robinson Canó Parents: Meet José Canó and Claribel Mercedes

Robinson José Canó Mercedes is a Major League Baseball second baseman for the San Diego Padres. He has played for the New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners, and New York Mets in the Major League Baseball.

Canó, a product of San Pedro de Macors, Dominican Republic, joined the Yankees as an amateur free agent in 2001. From 2005 to 2013, he was a member of the New York Yankees, winning the World Series in 2009.

Canó signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Mariners in December 2013, and he played for them from 2014 to 2018, before being traded to the Mets.

In the 2010s, Cano had the most hits of any big league player, with 1,695 hits. He had eight MLB All-Star appearances, five Silver Slugger Award wins, and two Gold Glove Award wins.

Meet José Canó and Claribel Mercedes

Joselito “José” Canó Soriano is a former Dominican professional baseball pitcher who made his Major League Baseball debut in 1989 with the Houston Astros.

Robinson Canó, his son, is an MLB second baseman named after Jackie Robinson. Canó won the 2011 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby by pitching to both his kid and David Ortiz.

In the 2014 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, he pitched against Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig.

Claribel Mercedes is the mother of  Robinson Canó  and the wife of José Canó.