MLB: New York Yankees 6, Toronto 4

Sept. 3, 2011 at 4:43 PM

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano's two-run double in the seventh inning erased a deficit Saturday and rallied the New York Yankees to a 6-4 victory over Toronto.

Trailing 4-3 entering the frame, Curtis Granderson was hit by a pitch with two outs and Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero (13-10) then walked Alex Rodriguez before being lifted.

Casey Janssen came in to pitch and Cano greeted him by lining a 2-2 pitch into the right-center field gap, scoring the go-ahead runs. Nick Swisher then chased Cano home with a single to make it 6-4.

Francisco Cervilli hit a two-run homer for the Yankees, who came into the game holding a half-game lead over Boston atop the American League East.

Boone Logan (5-2) earned the victory after logging the final two outs of the seventh in relief of starter Bartolo Colon, and David Roberson earned his first save with two scoreless frames to finish the game.

Romero was saddled with his first loss since July 16, a span of nine starts. The left-hander yielded five runs on eight hits over 6 1/3 innings.

Dewayne Wise and Adam Lind socked solo homers for the Blue Jays.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Crash mars Tour de France 3rd stage
Kansas City Royals sweep Tampa Bay Rays in doubleheader
Grand Slam of Golf to move from Trump course
Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams set for semis
F Smith bolts New York Knicks for Orlando Magic