NEW YORK (AP) – Daniel Cabrera came within two outs of a no-hitter against the Yankees’ mighty lineup before Robinson Cano slapped a clean opposite-field single in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat New York 7-1 Thursday night.

Flashing a fastball that touched 97 mph, Cabrera overcame three errors behind him.

But after Johnny Damon grounded weakly to first, Cano punched an 0-1 delivery to left field.

for New York’s only hit, drawing a roar from the crowd of 54,046 and a pained expression from Cabrera, who turned around to watch the ball and then grimaced. On the very next pitch, Bobby Abreu bounced into a game-ending double play.


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