Found August 14, 2012 on NESN.com:
Derek Lowe's debut in pinstripes was a roaring success. The veteran right-hander, who was signed by the Yankees over the weekend, made his debut with New York on Monday night and was very impressive. Lowe worked four innings and earned the save in an 8-2 win over the Texas Rangers. The 39-year-old pitcher was happy with the debut, but he knows that it's just the first step in helping the Yankees down the stretch. "So far, so good," Lowe said after the game, according to Yankees.com. "I'm not going to do jumping jacks tonight because you pitch one good game....
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