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Rangers Vs. Yankees, ALCS Game 4: Robinson Cano Rips Controversial Solo Home Run

With one down in the bottom of the second, Robinson Cano stepped up against Tommy Hunter and launched an 0-1 inside fastball into the right field seats for a solo home run to put the Yankees in the lead.

The home run, though, was not without its controversy. Cano's ball narrowly cleared the wall, and fans were reaching out with their hands into the field of play. As right fielder Nelson Cruz attempted to make a leaping catch, his glove came into contact with those hands, preventing him from getting full extension.

Ron Washington came out to argue, but the umpires ruled it a home run without meeting and without going to replay. It is therefore 1-0 New York.