Jul
05

Monday is Hughesday

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Sorry for the headline.

There has been a rumor floating around the Internets regarding Phil Hughes making a rehab start on Monday. Pete Abraham confirms that today. It’ll be at Tampa, and you can be sure you’ll hear plenty about it.

Normally, I wouldn’t double-dip from Pete, but to us, this is very important news.

Categories : News

5 Comments»

  1. NYFan50 says:

    A return shortly after the ASB would be HUGHE.

  2. Mike A. says:

    The cool part is that they won’t have to watch his inning count in the second half thanks to all the time off. They can leave him out there for 7 or 8 innings a start if need be, and that could be HUGHE come a Sept. playoff push.

  3. NYFan50 says:

    That will be interesting to see. Given that he pitched 5 per start last year, I wonder if they will think that going to 7 or 8 per game (despite lack of innings) is too high a workload since the pitches per game is going to be such a significant jump up.

    Man, I can’t wait to get him back on the Stadium mound, regardless of how many innings they let him pitch.

  4. barry says:

    good news

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