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Cano's hard work pays off vs. Mets

It's been a tough season for the Yankees star, but two-homer night is promising

Updated: June 9, 2012, 1:36 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Robinson Cano didn't do anything Friday night to improve his numbers when hitting with runners in scoring position, or when batting with the bases loaded -- two areas in which he has excelled his entire career but has struggled with this season.

But that's only because he never got the opportunity. And anyway, as Cano pointed out after the New York Yankees had crushed the New York Mets, 9-1, in the first Subway Series game of 2012 at Yankee Stadium, what difference does it make ...

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