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Nova solid, not Super, on Thursday

Ivan Nova

Ivan Nova

#47 SP
New York Yankees

2011 STATS

  • GM25
  • W15

  • L4

  • BB50

  • K87

  • ERA3.88

Boone Logan came into relieve starter Ivan Nova with one out and a man on second in the bottom of the sixth and the Yankees ahead, 4-2. The Orioles cut it to 4-3 with a Chris Davis' RBI double off of Logan, which put the wraps on Nova's stat line.

In all, the rookie right-hander allowed three runs on five hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings. He struck out two.

Nova seemed to wiggle out of two-out jams in the fourth and fifth. Girardi pulled after he allowed a double to Nolan Reimold with one out in the sixth, calling on Logan to face left-handed hitting Davis.