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Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Tuesday night after losing Robinson Cano in the first inning. Alex Rodriguez and Mark Reynolds also homered for the Yankees, who won for the 13th time in 15 meetings with Toronto this season. Rodriguez hit a two-out solo shot to center off Esmil Rogers in the seventh, his 651st career home run and second in two games. Rodriguez, who has four home runs this season, is nine away from tying Willie Mays for fourth on the career list. Reaching the milestone would secure a $6 million bonus for the third baseman. Soriano's homers, both of which were hit on the first pitch, were the 399th and 400th of his career. They were his 27th and 28th this season and 10th and 11th since being traded back to New York from the Chicago Cubs on July 26. Cano sustained a bruised left hand after being struck by a pitch from left-hander J.A. Happ in the first inning. ...
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