Yankees get past Nationals

Yankees get past Nationals

Robinson Cano went 4-for-4 with two runs batted in to lead the New York Yankees past the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Tuesday night.

New York won as -360 home favorites as the game played UNDER the 9.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Winning pitcher CC Sabathia allowed three runs over 7 2-3 innings for the Yankees, while closer Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect ninth inning to get the save for New York.

Anderson Hernandez was 2-for-3 with a three-run blast for Washington, as Ron Villone picked up the loss in relief of starter Shairon Martis for the Nationals.