MLB: New York Yankees 4, Toronto 2

NEW YORK, July 3 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett yielded two runs and six hits in seven innings Friday, leading the New York Yankees to a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Washington 3, N.Y. Yankees 2

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Mike MacDougal got Robinson Cano to ground into a game-ending double play Wednesday, preserving Washington's 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 5, Washington 3

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano was 4-for-4 with the go-ahead RBI double in the seventh Tuesday to give the New York Yankees a 5-3 inter-league win over Washington.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 15, N.Y. Mets 0

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- The New York Yankees scored nine times in the fourth inning Sunday on the way to a 15-0 inter-league rout of the New York Mets.
MLB: New York Yankees 9, New York Mets 8

MLB: New York Yankees 9, New York Mets 8

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- A two-run error in the bottom of the ninth Friday helped the New York Yankees edge the New York Mets 9-8 in the opener of the inter-league Subway Series.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 3

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano drew a bases-loaded walk in a three-run eighth Sunday that helped the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay 4-3.

MLB: New York Yankees 10, Cleveland 5

CLEVELAND, May 30 (UPI) -- Jorge Posada and Nick Swisher homered off Fausto Carmona in the second inning Saturday to help the New York Yankees beat Cleveland 10-5.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 11, Texas 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 25 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez was 5-for-5 with four RBI Monday, powering the New York Yankees to an 11-1 win that ended Texas's eight-game home winning streak.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 5, Philadelphia 4

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) -- A three-run ninth-inning rally Saturday, capped by Melky Cabrera's RBI single, boosted the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

MLB; N.Y. Yankees 7, Baltimore 4

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano drove in three runs during an early New York outburst Thursday and the Yankees stormed to their ninth consecutive victory -- 7-4 over Baltimore.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 11, Baltimore 4

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- Nick Swisher hit the first of three consecutive homers to start the second inning Wednesday and the New York Yankees stayed hot by downing Baltimore 11-4.

MLB: NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 6

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- Mark Teixiera and Alex Rodriguez hit back-to-back homers in a six-run first inning Monday and the N.Y. Yankees held on for a 7-6 win over Minnesota.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Baltimore 3

BALTIMORE, May 10 (UPI) -- Johnny Damon and Robinson Cano homered in a four-run seventh inning Sunday to power the New York Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Boston 6, New York Yankees 4

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell and Jason Bay had a home run and two RBI apiece Monday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: New York Yankees 7, LA Angels 4

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Ramiro Pena capped off a three-run eighth inning with a two-run double Thursday, lifting the New York Yankees past the Los Angeles Angels 7-4.
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Robinson Cano
New York Yankees Robinson Cano scores a run in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 25, 2010. UPI/John Angelillo

Robinson José Canó Mercedes (Spanish pronunciation: ; born October 22, 1982) is a Dominican baseball player who currently plays as a second baseman for the New York Yankees.

His father, José Canó, signed with the Houston Astros in 1980, and pitched in six games for the Astros in 1989. Robinson was named after baseball legend Jackie Robinson.

Canó grew up in the Dominican Republic though he lived in New Jersey for three years. He spent seventh, eighth and ninth grades in the Newark school system, attending Barringer High School for one year. When his family moved back to the Dominican Republic, Canó attended San Pedro Apostol High School in San Pedro de Macoris, where he played for the school's baseball and basketball teams. In the Dominican Winter Baseball League he plays for his hometown team Estrellas Orientales.

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