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Ponson's debut forgettable
Yankees 8, Twins 2
Sidney Ponson threw 97 pitches on Monday, 61 for strikes. (Jim Mone/AP)
Making his debut with the Twins, Sidney Ponson allowed eight runs on 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings in a loss to the Yankees. The Twins' bullpen performed well, surrendering just one hit in 3 1/3 shutout frames, but the damage was too much to overcome. Torii Hunter collected a pair of hits.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 09, 2007
SEA
CLE
PPD
SEA
CLE
PPD
NYY
NY Yankees (3-3)
Won 1
NY Yankees 8, Minnesota 2   MIN
Minnesota (4-2)
Lost 1
April 9, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
3 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0   8 11 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0   2 6 1
Standings thru 4/9/07  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Twins Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4220100.556
Jeter, SS4230001.346
Abreu, RF5334022.348
Rodriguez, 3B4112102.360
Giambi, DH4010111.174
Posada, C4012103.364
Cano, 2B5000006.296
Mientkiewicz, 1B4000005.231
Cabrera, LF4000000.095
Totals3881184320 

BATTING
2B: Damon (1, Ponson), Posada (1, Ponson).
HR: Abreu (1, 2nd inning off Ponson, 1 on, 2 out), Rodriguez (5, 6th inning off Ponson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Damon 3; Jeter 3; Abreu 6; Rodriguez 4; Giambi; Posada 2.
RBI: Abreu 4 (6), Posada 2 (5), Rodriguez 2 (13).
2-out RBI: Abreu 3; Rodriguez 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mientkiewicz 3.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Jeter-Mientkiewicz, Pavano-Jeter-Mientkiewicz).

 
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4010000.360
Punto, 3B3000101.130
Mauer, C4110002.348
Cuddyer, RF4010012.381
Morneau, 1B4000003.286
Hunter, CF3121001.227
Kubel, LF3011002.200
Redmond, DH3000011.000
Bartlett, SS3000010.056
Totals312621312 

BATTING
2B: Cuddyer (2, Pavano), Mauer (2, Pavano), Hunter (3, Pavano).
TB: Castillo; Mauer 2; Cuddyer 2; Hunter 3; Kubel.
RBI: Kubel (2), Hunter (3).
2-out RBI: Hunter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel; Morneau.
GIDP: Mauer; Redmond.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hunter (2, 2nd base off Pavano/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (3, fielding).
Outfield assists: Cuddyer (Damon at 3rd base).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pavano (W, 1-0)7.06220204.76
Bruney 1.00000100.00
Farnsworth 1.00001000.00
 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (L, 0-1)5.2108832212.71
Guerrier 1.10000000.00
Reyes 1.01000109.00
Neshek 1.00001000.00

HBP: Jeter (by Ponson).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 79-48, Bruney 12-8, Farnsworth 17-8, Ponson 97-61, Guerrier 17-11, Reyes 14-8, Neshek 21-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pavano 10-9, Bruney 2-0, Farnsworth 3-0, Ponson 8-6, Guerrier 3-1, Reyes 2-0, Neshek 1-2.
Batters faced: Pavano 25, Bruney 3, Farnsworth 4, Ponson 31, Guerrier 4, Reyes 4, Neshek 4.
Umpires: HP: Greg Gibson. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 70 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:33.
Att: 26,047.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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