Yankees Game 73 Lineup: 06/26/12

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The Yankees will send Phil Hughes to the mound tonight vs. the Tribe. In his last outing against the Braves, Hughes lasted only 4 1/3 innings, allowing six runs – including four home runs and was tagged with the loss. For the month of June, the right-hander is 3-1 with a 3.51 ERA in four [...]

Yankees Game 68 Lineup: 06/20/12

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The Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound in today’s rubber match against the Braves. In his last outing vs. the Nationals, Hughes went 6 inning, allowing 1 run on 6 hits while striking out 9 for the win. He is 3-0 with a 1.69 ERA in his last three starts. Mark Teixeira [...]

Yankees Game 63 Lineup: 06/15/12

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The New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Washington Nationals. In his last outing vs. the Mets, Hughes lasted 6 1/3 innings, giving up one run (via the long-ball) and struck out six for the win. The right-hander has allowed three [...]

Pitchers Near Perfect

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The Yankees are heating up. As the temperature begins to rise and summer quickly approaches, New York seems to be hitting their stride after two months of inconsistency. For now, they are perhaps the hottest team in the majors, as June has provided the team with the spark that fans have been waiting for. The [...]

Subway Series Lineup: 06/09/12

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Right-hander Phil Hughes is on the mound for the Yankees tonight in game two of a three-game set against the Mets. In his last start in Detroit, Hughes allowed just four hits and a run while going the distance. Hughes is 1-1 against the Mets for his career with a 4.20 ERA. Alex Rodriguez is [...]

Closer Look at Dandy Andy

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Andy Pettitte’s performance last night turned back the clock. For a span of about three hours, I felt as if I was 14 years old again. Number 46 dealing on the mound, pitching in a game against a division rival with first place on the line. Pettitte went 7.1 innings, giving up two hits, walking [...]

Yankees Game 53 Lineup: 06/03/12

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Right-hander Phil Hughes will take the mound for the Yankees this afternoon in the rubber match against the Tigers. In his last outing vs. the Angels, Hughes only lasted 5 1/3 innings, allowing 7 runs on 11 hits. Hughes ended up getting a no-decision. Alex Rodriguez is today’s DH. After today’s game, the Bombers head [...]

Yankees Game 48 Lineup: 05/28/12

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In game one of a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight. In his last outing vs. the Royals, Hughes went 6 innings and only gave up a pair of runs to notch his forth win of the season. Hughes [...]

Yankees Game 43 Lineup: 05/22/12

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The Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight for game two of a three-game set vs. the Royals. In his last outing against the Jays, Hughes went 5 1/3 innings – allowing a two-run home run to Jose Bautista. Hughes was tagged with the loss. In May, he has gone 2-2 with [...]

Yankees Game 38 Lineup: 05/17/12

Phil Hughes will try to duplicate the success of his last start, as he takes the mound again tonight in Toronto

Last night the Yankees suffered another disappointing loss as the Yankees went down to Toronto, 8-1. Once again the offensive unit was kept quiet, wile Hiroki Kuroda struggled on the mound and the Blue Jays took advantage with the long ball. Tonight the Yankees will try to bounce back and take game two to split [...]

Bats, Arms Can’t Find Rhythm

Both the pitching and offense haven't been able to get on the same page.

Coming into this year, the Yankees seemed to be one of the deepest teams in baseball. They had more arms than spots to put them, and a seasoned bench backing up future hall of famers. For the past two years, New York cracked the 850 runs scored mark, the only team to do so. Last [...]

Game 33: Ibanez powers Yanks past Mariners

Raul Ibanez continues to come through in a big way for the Yankees offense

Raul Ibanez provided the Yankees with a powerful bat once again this afternoon, helping lift the team to a 6-2 victory over the Mariners for their third straight win. Ibanez went 2 for 3 in the game, with two RBIs, one coming from a home run in the fourth inning which he blasted over the [...]

Yankees Game 33 Lineup: 05/12/12

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The Yankees will send Phil Hughes to the hill today. The right-hander will be looking for a second straight victory. This will be Hughes’ seventh start of the season. Derek Jeter is the designated hitter today. Jayson Nix is at short. Former Yankees pitcher, Hector Noesi (2-3, 6.30 ERA), is on the mound for the [...]

Series Preview: Mariners @ Yankees

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It’s going to be a big weekend in the Bronx as the Yankees welcome the Seattle Mariners to their home venue for a three-game series. Between the return of former Yanks prospect, Jesus Montero, who was traded to the Mariners in the offseason, as well as the homecoming of former pinstripe, Andy Pettitte, who will [...]

Yankees Game 28 Lineup: 05/06/12

The bewildered Phil Hughes and the Yankees will look to get the club a win today as they still try to get it together.

  Once again, Hiroki Kuroda, along with the entire offense, underperformed last night  as the Yankees lost to the Royals in a 5-1 score. This afternoon Phil Hughes will get the start for the Yanks, as they try to get a victory on the road before returning back to the Bronx. Hughes has had an [...]

Yankees Game 23 Lineup: 05/01/12

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Phil Hughes will take the ball for the Yankees tonight in game two of the three-game set against the Orioles. Hughes will be looking for his second win of the season. Nunez is back in left field for a second straight night. Left-hander Brian Matusz (0-3, 5.66 ERA) is on the mound for the O’s. [...]

Series Preview: Orioles @ Yankees

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  The Yankees will open a three-game set with the Baltimore Orioles tonight in the Bronx, first pitch at 7:05 p.m. For the Yanks, Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound as he looks to improve upon his 1-3 record, as well as sub-par 4.38 ERA. Despite a loss in his last outing, due to a [...]

Slow Starters

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After acquiring Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda in the offseason, the New York Yankees strong-point looked to be their starting rotation heading into 2012. But since losing Pineda for the season during spring training due to a shoulder injury on top of the struggles by the other starters on the mound, that rotation seems to [...]

Phil Hughes Should Not Be a Starter

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If last night was enough, I really think the Yankees need to consider removing Phil Hughes from the starting rotation and put him in the bullpen. I know that all Yankees fans think he’s a legitimate “quality” starter, but the fact of the matter is, he definitely is not! Looking at his stats in 2009 [...]

Yankees Game 18 Lineup: 04/25/12

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The New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight in the rubber-match against the Texas Rangers. This will be Hughes’ fourth start of the season. Eric Chavez is the designated hitter tonight. After tonight’s game, the Yankees head back to the Bronx to face the Detroit Tigers for a three-game series [...]