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Ponson buys some time

Updated: May 2, 2007, 1:37 PM ET
Sidney Ponson entered Tuesday night's start against the Devil Rays with an 8.44 ERA this season and a trio of solid prospects lurking in Triple-A Rochester. If he didn't pitch well Tuesday night, he might have been gone.

He did pitch well, at least according to the box score: 7 innings, 5 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts.

However, as Nick Mosvick points out, Ponson was probably lucky more than anything else.

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