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Alfonso Soriano hits 400th career home run

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his three-run

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Alfonso Soriano helped get the Yankees off to a solid start with a three-run home run off of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ in the first inning of Tuesday's game, but he wasn't done there.

The 37-year-old outfielder slugged a solo shot in his next at-bat in the third inning for his 400th career homer to give the Yankees a then-5-0 lead. With the home run, Soriano passes Andres Galarraga...

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Robinson Cano leaves game after getting hit on hand

Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a

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J.A. Happ has done it again.

The Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, who hit Curtis Granderson with a pitch during spring training that landed him on the disabled list, drilled Robinson Cano on the hand on an 0-and-2 count in the first inning of Tuesday's game.

Cano managed to stay in the game long enough to take first but was replaced by Eduardo Nunez at second base in the bottom half of the...

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