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Robinson Cano could not hide his smile. He beamed as he entered the Yankees dugout just moments after launching a game-winning solo home run in the ninth inning of a 5-4 victory over Baltimore Wednesday.
Cano punished reliever Tommy Hunter for a hanging changeup. A couple minutes later Curtis Granderson tripled and came around to score an insurance run. They needed that run because Mariano Rivera gave one back in the ninth.
On the day they lost Derek Jeter for the rest of the season the Yankees (78-68) did not lose ground in the standings.
With the victory over their division rivals the Yankees continue to push forward in the hunt for the American League’s second Wild Card. They have a chance to take the series on Thursday afternoon.
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The New York Yankees will have to pay a large amount of money if they want to keep Robinson Cano in pinsripes. In an interview on Tuesday, Yankee president Randy Levine said that the Yankees would be willing to lose Cano if they were uncomfortable about matching or exceeding an offer this winter.
In his eighth season with the Yankees, Cano leads the club in nearly every offensive...
Some players have finely wised up and decided that they aren’t Ted Williams, and are dropping bunts when a shift has been put on them. Robinson Cano faced a shift against the Boston Red Sox this evening in his first…Read more →
Before the Red Sox unloaded for four runs in the bottom of the first inning, Robinson Cano pulled a crafty move in the top half of the frame.
Facing an infield shift with nobody on and two outs, the Yankees second baseman took advantage of the situation and laid down an unexpected bunt. The ball rolled past the third base bag and over toward the stands before shortstop Stephen Drew...
With the end of the Major League Baseball season getting closer, Robinson Cano and the Yankees are approaching the time when they’ll have to stop talking about waiting to talk about Cano’s free agent status and start to do something about it. The Yankees have said they want to bring back Cano, who has been arguably New York’s most valuable player this season. As the Yankees...
It’s been an up-and-down year for the Yankees, but Robinson Cano has been one of the few constants this year. This hasn’t changed as the American League playoff race is heating up, as he had a big game last night against the Orioles to pull the Yankees within a game of a wild card spot.
Cano launched a tiebreaking solo home run off Tommy Hunter in the ninth inning that gave...
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New York Yankees 5 — Baltimore Orioles 4
Robinson Cano came up clutch in tonight’s 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
In the first inning, the Yankees made starter Scott Feldman pay. Feldman would start the game with a walk of Brett Gardner. The speedy centerfielder would take second for his 24th stolen base of the season. Alex Rodriguez would...
Don’t know if New York Yankees president Randy Levine, is purposely trying to upset the legion of fans the team has with these comments, but there’s no doubt this something they won’t want to hear.
According to a story by Larry Brown Sports, Levine told ESPN that while the team is eager to retain the services of their superstar second baseman Robinson Cano, they won’t...
The New York Yankees have maintained throughout this season that they hope to re-sign Robinson Cano. But the Yankees may not be willing to do whatever it takes to retain the star second baseman.
Yankees president Randy Levine indicated that the organization would be willing to lose Cano in free agency if the slugger received a contract offer that New York did not want to match or...
When the Yankees say they want to get under the luxury tax threshold so they don’t have to pay extra money, they’re not joking.
That “extra money” is enough to field an entire team — or lock up an entire Robinson Cano.
Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Yankees have a record $29.1 million luxury tax penalty this year, which is only a tad shy of the Houston Astros’...
The New York Yankees remain in the hunt for a wild card berth this season, but many of their players are aging and breaking down. Derek Jeter suddenly cannot stay healthy and Alex Rodriguez is facing what could be a historic suspension at age 38. Simply put, this team needs Robinson Cano. Cano is 30, […]
Robinson Cano hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees also got solo shots from Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson in a 5-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
The Yankees moved past Baltimore and Cleveland in the AL wild-card hunt. New York has hit eight home runs in winning two of three in the four-game series that concludes...
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New York Yankees 4 – Boston Red Sox 8
Gritty comeback efforts go for nothing in tonight’s 8-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox.
In the first inning, the Red Sox sent John Lackey to the mound and the Yankees took advantage of the defensive alignments. With two outs and a heavily shifted to the right side infield, Robinson Cano dropped the perfect bunt...
Homeruns from Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson propelled the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win against the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday night in Baltimore. The Orioles owned a 3-1 lead after four innings, but fifth and sixth inning homeruns from Granderson and Rodriguez tied the game at 3-3. Cano broke the tie in the ninth with a homerun to center. Lyle Overbay drove in Granderson
The Baltimore Orioles are losing leads, losing games and losing ground in the AL wild-card race.
It's not the kind of combination they were looking for with just over two weeks left in the season.
Robinson Cano hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees also got solo shots from Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson in a 5-4 victory over the...