VIDEO: Robinson Cano hits first homer as a Mariner

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Coming into Thursday's action, Mariners second baseman (and $240-million investment) Robinson Cano was homer-less on the season. His overall production wasn't bad (99 OPS+ -- not star-level but not bad), but 13 of his 15 hits were singles. He's a power hitter, you know. 

Well, let it be said that Robinson Cano, thanks to this spank against the Rangers, is now on the board ... 

Not a towering blast, to be sure, but it counts. It's probably the first of many this season. The M's had better hope so, anyway. 

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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