Ivan Nova not nervous for Game 5 start

Updated: October 6, 2011, 8:25 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- With the season on the line at Yankee Stadium, New York Yankees rookie Ivan Nova thinks he will be calm for his start in Thursday night's decisive Game 5.

"I don't usually get nervous," Nova said after the Yankees stayed alive with their 10-1 demolition of the Tigers in Game 4 of the ALDS on Tuesday night. "I just have fun."

Nova, 24, said he slept fine before his playoff "start" in Game 1 when he entered in relief of the suspended game.

He will be ...

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