Tag Archives: Phil Hughes

Rumor: Yankees won’t get much if they trade Joba or Hughes

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As the Yankees get closer to the July 31st trade deadline it has become painfully clear that they need some help. The problem is that with the looming $189 million budget next year their prospects are at a premium. They do however have two pitchers, Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes, that not only have become less ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain could be in their final season in Pinstripes

*Feb 19 - 00:05*

Phil Hughes rebounded from a couple of bad starts earlier in the season when he probably wasn't quite ready to pitch and looked great last night as he held the Diamondbacks to just two runs over seven innings. Joba Chamberlain also looked solid, pumping in 95 mph fastballs and was even able to locate them well ...

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Missed games in April could help the Yankees down the road, plus notes

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Spahn, Sain and pray for rain. The 1948 Braves had two good pitchers, Warren Spahn, and Johnny Sain, who were honored in a poem called "Pray for rain" because, well, that was the only way it was thought they could win. For the second day in a row the Yankees were rained out which hurts because the ...

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Ichiro signing might be more evidence of Yankees front office rift, and lots of notes

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It was a little curious this offseason when after the Yankees refused to offer anybody a multi-year contract and even turned down a reasonable one-year offer from Russell Martin only to see them sign a 39-year-old Ichiro Suzuki to a two-year deal. Sure, Ichiro finished very strong while he was with the Yankees, but in his ...

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Yankees off to slow start, but it’s not time to panic

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Before the season started the two things that we expected to be good from the Yankees were Robinson Cano and the pitching staff. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case the first week of the season and they have gotten off to a slow 2-4 start. That doesn't mean that it's time to panic or give up on ...

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Yankees call Phil Hughes off DL early to make Saturday start, plus notes

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With the Yankees now off to a 1-3 start to the season, they are pulling out the stops and have activated Phil Hughes off of the DL early and have sent David Phelps to the bullpen for Saturday afternoon's start. To make room for Hughes on the roster, the Yankees sent Cody Eppley down to the ...

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Yankees set record with $230.4M payroll, money not well spent, plus notes

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A lot of people, myself included, have accused the Yankees of caring more about profits than winning this offseason, but despite that they will set a record with their payroll at $230.4 million this offseason. While that is technically true it is how they've spent their money, with relatively little money committed after this season limiting ...

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