Robinson Cano primed for new start

Updated: February 18, 2014, 7:04 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Robinson Cano stepped onto a baseball field as a Seattle Mariner for the first time Tuesday with high expectations, the demands that a $240 million contract can bring and a piece of personal grooming that never was part of his grab bag in New York.

Officially liberated from the Yankees' ban on beards, Cano is wearing a growth that is similar to the one sported by Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz.

"It's a little different," Cano said, smiling as ...

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