Rookie Ivan Nova strikes out seven in first win as New York Yankees

Rookie Ivan Nova strikes out seven in first win as New York Yankees
Listening to Ivan Nova talk about pitching in the heat of a pennant race, you’d think he was still playing in the minors.

The rookie delivered another solid performance in his second big-league start, leading the Yankees to a 2-1 victory Sunday and a series win over the White Sox.

“No pressure; I’m just having fun,” Nova said. “If you put in your mind it’s like a Triple-A game, you can just keep pitching your game and everything is going to be fine.”

This is far from Triple-A, of course, as the Yankees are locked in a heated race with the Rays and Red Sox for both the AL East title and wild card.

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