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Game #99 - Minnesota Twins @ New York Yankees

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MINNESOTA TWINS

Carlos Gomez, CF
Alexi Casilla, 2B
Joe Mauer, C
Justin Morneau, 1B
Jason Kubel, DH
Delmon Young, LF
Brian Buscher, 3B
Brendon Harris, SS
Denard Span, RF


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
Nick Blackburn 7-5 19 19 0 0 0 0 118.1 132 56 48 12 18 64 3.65 1.27


NEW YORK YANKEES

Johnny Damon, DH
Derek Jeter, SS
Bobby Abreu, RF
Álex Rodríguez, 3B
Jason Giambi, 1B
Robinson Cano, 2B
Melky Cabrera, CF
Jose Molina, C
Brett Gardner, LF


W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
Sidney Ponson 5-1 12 12 1 0 0 0 72.2 90 44 32 6 25 34 3.96 1.58


PREGAME NOTES:

  • Yanks have won 7 straight games at home and 8 of 11 overall. They are now 8 games over .500 for the first time all season.
  • Yanks have scored 2 runs or less a whopping 34 times this season.
  • As previously mentioned, Johnny Damon has been activated from the DL and is in the starting lineup tonight as the DH.
  • Nick Blackburn is a lifetime 0-0, 2.08 ERA, 1.85 WHIP in one start against the Yanks. He is 2-3, 4.52 ERA, 1.31 WHIP in 10 road starts this season.
    Sidney Ponson is a lifetime 10-2, 2.42 ERA, 1.12 WHIP in 15 games (14 starts) against the Twins. He is 1-0, 4.24 ERA, 1.65 WHIP in 3 starts with the Yanks.
  • Twins' career numbers vs. Ponson can be viewed here. Yanks' career numbers vs. Blackburn can be viewed here.