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Date of game: 5/9/2013

Recap: Colorado vs. NY Yankees

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Robinson Cano belted a solo home run to help lift the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies in the rubber match of a three-game series at Coors Field.

Thursday's tilt became a battle of the bullpens when a two-hour, seven- minute rain delay knocked both starting pitchers, New York's CC Sabathia and Colorado's Jeff Francis (1-3), out after four innings.

Once play resumed, Cano launched a two-out shot to right field off Rockies reliever Adam Ottavino to put New York up 3-1 in the fifth.

Colorado had its chances against Yankees' relievers Adam Warren (1-0), Boone Logan, Preston Claiborne and David Robertson, but stranded two runners in both the sixth and seventh innings.

Robertson recovered after issuing a walk to the Rockies' leadoff hitter, Eric Young, in the eighth, then Mariano Rivera overcame plunking a batter in the ninth to earn his 13th save of the season.

"Some guys gave us multiple outs. (Logan) gave us one big out. They made some big pitches when they had to when (the Rockies) had a chance to tie the game," said Yankees manager Joe Girardi.

Vernon Wells gave the Yankees a 1-0 lead with an RBI single in the opening frame, but the Rockies answered in the bottom of the first on a Carlos Gonzalez sacrifice fly.

New York went back in front in the fourth. Former Rockie Chris Nelson stroked a leadoff double and eventually scored on Chris Stewart's sac fly to center field.

After Sabathia retired the Rockies in order in the home half, heavy rain halted play. Sabathia had allowed just one hit prior to the stoppage.

"Pitching was outstanding. Offense was definitely subpar, not acceptable," said Colorado manager Walt Weiss.

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Cano picked up his 1,500th career hit with a two-out single in the third inning ... Girardi notched his 499th win as Yankees manager.

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