Found April 09, 2012 on Bronx Pinstripes:

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New York Yankees 6 — Baltimore Orioles 2


A perfect night at the plate by Derek Jeter and 7 innings from Ivan Nova got the Yankees their first win of the season in tonight’s 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.


Derek Jeter was 4 for 4 at the plate and he brought in 1 run. The Orioles starting pitcher Brian Matusz lasted just 4 innings as control was an issue for him with 4 walks. Andruw Jones made a tremendous impact with a home run off of Darren O’Day. Besides Jones and Jeter, four other Yankees each brought in a run as well.


Ivan Nova took the mound after a shaky Spring Training and showed that the regular season hot streak he ended 2011 with carried over into 2012. In his 7 innings of work, he gave up 10 hits but only 2 runs, one on a home run by catcher Matt Wieters. Mariano Rivera finished off the first win of the Yankees season with one strikeout despite giving up some hard hit outs and a double.



Win – Ivan Nova (1-0)

Loss – Brian Matusz (0-1)




*Derek Jeter – 4 for 4, R, 2B, RBI (1)

*Andruw Jones – 1 for 2, 2 R, BB, Solo Home Run (1) in the 6th, RBI (2)


*Matt Wieters – 4 for 4, R, 2B, Solo Home Run (2) in the 2nd, RBI (3)

*Chris Davis – 2 for 4, 2B, RBI (1)


Current Yankees Record: 1-3


Ryan Nakada



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