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Taiwan's Wang Chien-Ming opened the new US$1.5 billion Yankee Stadium with an exhibition win over the Chicago Cubs Friday night, another milestone in the 29-year-old right-hander's career with the New York Yankees. Wang did not particularly distinguish himself, allowing four earned runs on six hits in five innings of work, but still got the win in front of a near capacity crowd of 48,402 with the help of home runs by Robinson Cano, Hideki Matsui, and Cody Ransom. Wang's first pitch - a trademark sinker - was a strike, drawing thunderous applause from the crowd as light bulbs flashed around the park to record the historical moment. "It's a new stadium, and I wanted to throw the first strike," said Wang. "When I went out to the mound, I didn't have any special feeling and I wasn't nervous. I just wanted to focus." Friday night's outing was Wang's final appearance of the exhibition season, which he finished
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Unformatted text preview: with a 4.15 ERA. Wang admitted that he will need to be better when he starts the Yankees second regular season game in Baltimore April 8. "I had trouble controlling the break on the sinker, " Wang said, admitting he left some of his sinkers too high. "I have to quickly get back my velocity." Wang trailed early after yielding a run in the first and two runs in the second on a two-out RBI double by Aaron Miles, but pitched a scoreless third inning by relying on more change-ups and sliders, pitches he felt he controlled better Friday night than his normally reliable sinker. Considered the Number 2 starter in the Yankees rotation behind newly acquired C.C. Sabathia, Wang is hoping for greater success than in 2008, when his season was curtailed in June after injuring his foot rounding third base in an interleague game against the Houston Astros....
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