Cano goes deep for his fourth home run of the season.
Arizona Diamondbacks 2 — New York Yankees 4
Robinson Cano puts the Yankees ahead in tonight’s 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Robinson Cano, named after Jackie Robinson, a man honored throughout baseball, had the hit of the game tonight. On a 3-2 changeup, Robinson Cano hit an absolute bomb into the right field bleachers for a three-run home run in the fourth inning. This changed a two-run deficit into a one-run lead. Despite this being the only hit with runners in scoring position (1 for 8), it would be enough. Chris Stewart, Kevin Youkilis, and Travis Hafner all had two hits in tonight’s game with Hafner’s being two doubles. Eduardo Nunez would bring in the other run on a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the seventh inning. Vernon Wells is the only Yankee in the lineup to be hitless.
Ivan Nova started tonight’s game and got through the minimum innings to earn his first win of the season. Nova would have a slo...