Sep
24

Hughes will start tomorrow in place of Sabathia

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As expected, Phil Hughes will start tomorrow in place of the injured CC Sabathia. It’s unclear if Hughes and David Huff will work in tandem as usual, or if they’ll be split up. I guess it depends on whether or not he’s needed in relief. The Yankees need to come up with a starter for Saturday unless they plan on throwing Hiroki Kuroda on short rest. Brett Marshall and Adam Warren could be options for that game.

Categories : Asides, Pitching
  • ropeadope

    Hughes opposing Price? Let’s call it a toss-up.

    • SDB

      Reverse lock!

  • JGYank

    Price will probably shut us down no matter who is starting. I still want them to win but if they’re not going to make the playoffs these games become mostly meaningless. I’m just hoping for a good offseason to help us rebound quickly.

  • ropeadope

    Tuesday lineups:

    Yankees

    1.CF Ichiro Suzuki
    2.DH Alex Rodriguez
    3.2B Robinson Cano
    4.LF Alfonso Soriano
    5.1B Mark Reynolds
    6.3B Eduardo Nunez
    7.RF Vernon Wells
    8.SS Brendan Ryan
    9.C- Chris Stewart

    SP: Hiroki Kuroda

    Rays

    1.DH Matt Joyce
    2.RF Wil Myers
    3.LF David DeJesus
    4.3B Evan Longoria
    5.2B Ben Zobrist
    6.1B James Loney
    7.C- Jose Lobaton
    8.CF Sam Fuld
    9.SS Yunel Escobar

    SP: Matt Moore

  • forensic

    Good to know the fans will have one last chance to boo him off the mound…