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Box > Baltimore 9, NY Yankees 1
Ponson powers O's with gem
Sidney Ponson was nothing short of magnificent Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, retiring 18 batters in a row in one stretch and tossing a four-hitter as the Orioles pummeled the Bombers. Javy Lopez belted a solo shot in the sixth inning.
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Sidney Ponson allowed one run in nine innings against the Yankees on Thursday. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
Jose Contreras allowed seven runs in 6 2/3 innings, dropping his second consecutive decision. He gave up eight hits and walked two.
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Baltimore (46-54)
Won 2
Baltimore 9, NY Yankees 1  
NY Yankees (63-38)
Lost 2
July 29, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 4 0 0 1 4 0 0   9 12 0
NY Yankees
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 4 0
Standings through 7/29/04  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Yankees Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B5220011.266
Newhan, DH4210110.376
Mora, 3B5224010.340
Tejada, SS5122000.318
Lopez, J, C4133000.322
Palmeiro, 1B4000003.248
Surhoff, LF4010020.319
1-Bigbie, PR-LF0000000.263
Hairston, RF2110111.311
Garcia, CF4000023.225
Totals379129288 


1-Ran for Surhoff in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hairston (17, Contreras), Mora (24, Prinz), Lopez, J (21, Prinz).
HR: Lopez, J (15, 6th inning off Contreras, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Roberts 2; Newhan; Mora 3; Tejada 2; Lopez, J 7; Surhoff; Hairston 2.
RBI: Mora 4 (55), Tejada 2 (94), Lopez, J 3 (52).
2-out RBI: Mora 4, Tejada 2, Lopez, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Palmeiro 2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hairston 2 (8, 2nd base by Contreras/Posada, 2nd base by Contreras/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Tejada-Palmeiro, Roberts-Tejada-Palmeiro).

 
N.Y. YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Williams, CF4110010.252
Jeter, SS3000000.267
Sheffield, RF3011000.298
Rodriguez, 3B3000011.278
Posada, C3010010.274
Flaherty, C0000000.158
Matsui, LF3010001.289
Sierra, R, DH3000001.269
Clark, 1B3000021.237
Wilson, 2B3000000.219
Totals28141054 

BATTING
2B: Williams (17, Ponson).
TB: Williams 2; Sheffield; Posada; Matsui.
RBI: Sheffield (75).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clark.
S: Jeter.
GIDP: Rodriguez, Matsui.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
DP: (Posada-Jeter).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ponson (W, 6-12)9.04110505.60
 
N.Y. YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Contreras (L, 8-5)6.28772715.64
Prinz 0.03220005.48
Padilla 2.11000103.97

Prinz pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Hairston (by Contreras).
Pitches-strikes: Ponson 103-70, Contreras 104-66, Prinz 11-6, Padilla 25-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ponson 16-6, Contreras 3-8, Prinz 0-0, Padilla 0-6.
Batters faced: Ponson 29, Contreras 29, Prinz 3, Padilla 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Prinz 2-2, Padilla 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Holbrook. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, R to L.
T: 2:32.
Att: 51,677.

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