Results for tag: Roy Halladay
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 15, 2011 at 02:49:48 AM

Phil Hughes stood in front of his locker, the one formerly occupied by Andy Pettitte and tried to explain why he could not locate and find the elusive velocity after it made a re-appearance during the opening two innings.

Eventually the topic of the discussion with the media touched on the topic of going to the minors.

If that happened and before I advocate it happening or not happening, it's not my job to do so, but you'd have to think it might be possible if there were a few more clunkers like Hughes' first three starts of this season. And if that happened, Hughes would not be the first pitcher to return to the minors to fine tune some things.

He might be a rare breed getting sent down there after winning 18 games but there is a precedent. Just look at two pitchers currently occupying

Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Oct 7, 2010 at 03:34:28 AM

When postseason games are on, I usually pay little attention to the computer. While I do keep social networking sites like facebook and twitter up, I don’t pay close attention but at the moments I am looking in between innings, the gamut of reactions make me chuckle, especially on a night where the Yankees fall behind early.

Last night the Yankees fell behind by three runs and pulled off a 6-4 win over the Twins.

During last year’s postseason, seven of the 11 victories occurred in games where the Yankees trailed at some point. One of those wins was in Game Three of the World Series when the Yankees came from three runs down and were 8-5 winners.

So here are some of the samplings of social networking reactions:

First from facebook:

Status on having Nick Swisher bunt: Girardi