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Robinson Cano back in the lineup

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees during batting practice before playing against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium. (MAy 11, 2011) Credit: Jim McIsaac

Robinson Cano is back in the Yankees starting lineup one day after getting hit in the head in the fifth inning by a Nathan Adcock pitch.

Cano underwent a CT scan after the game, but the results came back negative.

The Yankees second basemen is hitting .292 this year with eight home runs and 21 RBIs.

Ivan Nova (3-2, 4.08 ERA) is on the hill for the Yankees, and Sean O'Sullivan (1-2, 3.41 ERA) gets the start for the Royals. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.


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