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Yankees 1, Blue Jays 0

Posted By Alex Belth On July 23, 2004 @ 8:59 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

El Duque [1] and former Yankee Ted Lilly [2] engaged in a pitching duel yesterday afternoon at the Stadium [3]. Both were spectators when Ruben Sierra [4] hit a two-out solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to give the Yanks a 1-0 [5] win. (Mariano Rivera [6] notched his first victory of the year.) Hernandez [3] allowed four hits, a walk, and struck out ten in seven innings. (Yo, that’s my man [7].) Dave Caldwell [8] captured his performance well in the Times:

Squatting for seven innings on a stifling July afternoon does not have to be sheer torture. John Flaherty was asked to catch Yankees starter Orlando Hern


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[1] El Duque: http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/18173.htm

[2] Ted Lilly: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/214949p-185072c.html

[3] the Stadium: http://www.themidnighthour.squarespace.com/display/ShowJournal?moduleId=19838&creatorId=3166

[4] Ruben Sierra: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/214948p-185070c.html

[5] 1-0: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spyanks233903994jul23,0,3950706.story?coll=ny-yankees-bigpix

[6] Mariano Rivera: http://www.nypost.com/sports/yankees/18177.htm

[7] my man: http://yankeefan.blogspot.com/2004/07/turn-out-lights.html

[8] Dave Caldwell: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/23/sports/baseball/23yankees.html

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