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Ivan “Super” Nova was outstanding in today’s 2-0 shutout win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Ivan Nova got into early trouble when he hit Adam Jones with a pitch and Matt Wieters hit a bloop single in front of Ichiro Suzuki. Nova would induce a double play and got a fly out to escape the jam.
Brett Gardner got the offense started with a double down the first base line. He would advance to third on Jeter’s out and Robinson Cano brought home Gardner with a double of his own.
Ivan Nova and Scott Feldman maintained the one-run game. Ivan Nova was dealing today. He would hit two Orioles batters but only allowed two hits through his first seven innings. In the eighth inning, Nova gave up a leadoff walk to J.J. Hardy but just as he pictured it, Nova induced a double play. The last batter of the inning would ground out back to Ivan Nova and he was visibly pumped up to go eight strong.
After seven innings of one-run baseball, Scott Feldman was replaced by lef...