Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/26/12
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Earlier this season, it felt as if Robinson Cano would never find his power stroke. That is no longer a concern. Cano homered for the sixth time in his last eight games, driving in three runs Monday to lead the New York Yankees to a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians. "We want to get him on a roll there as well because he's in the middle of our lineup and he's important to us," manager Joe Girardi said. "If we can get those guys on a roll, we can score a lot of runs." Cano, who doubled home two runs in the first inning, finished the night 2-for-4, raising his average to .302. "It's just about helping the team to win the games," Cano said. "Any time you can come up like that in a big situation, it's big for me." Cano is hitting .329 with nine home runs, 16 RBI and 18 runs in June, giving him 17 homers and 39 RBI this season. "He's just making great contact," Girardi said. "He's seeing the ball well, he's getting his pitch, and he's not missing it. That's the bottom line. ...
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