Yanks continue home dominance of Jays

2:53 PM, May 18, 2013   |    comments
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Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - For the Toronto Blue Jays, beating the Yankees in New York is like trying to solve a Rubik's Cube. It's a challenging task, and the answer continues to elude them.

Robinson Cano launched a pair of two-run homers to back a solid outing from David Phelps, as the Yankees topped the Blue Jays, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon.

Phelps (2-2) overcame early struggles to toss a career-high seven innings. He gave up one run on six hits and matched a personal best with eight strikeouts.

The Yankees have won nine straight home games against the Blue Jays and 20 of their last 23. They also improved to 8-1 in this year's season series.

Brandon Morrow (1-3), making his first start for Toronto since May 5 because of back and neck soreness, was tagged for five runs on seven hits over five frames.

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