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Robinson Cano, Vernon Wells power Yanks to sweep of Royals

Updated: May 12, 2013, 11:46 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After enduring the embarrassment of failing to go deep in the Home Run Derby, and the near-constant jeering from fans of the Kansas City Royals, Robinson Cano finally hit one into the seats at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday.

It proved to be important, too.

The two-run shot by the Yankees second baseman gave his team the lead in the third inning, and that was just about all the offense Hiroki Kuroda needed on the mound. He pitched into the eighth inning as New York ...

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