Results for tag: Phil Hughes
Posted by: mattpel on Apr 22, 2010 at 03:27:28 PM

The Yankees beat Oakland last night/early this morning 3-1 and Phil Hughes was in a word, dominant. I’ve had the privilege of seeing him pitch in several games, and this is the best I can ever remember him being. He was incredible tonight, leaving the Oakland offense baffled. Hughes was so good that he carried a no hitter into the eighth.

Phil was outstanding and really exciting to watch last night. You can’t ask for more from your 5th starter. 7.1 IP, 1 H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 10 SO, 101 pitches. That puts Hughes at 2-0 with a 2.19 ERA. I think I’ll take that from my 5th starter any day. Tonight showed just how great he can be. Ace type stuff if you ask me.  On the other end Joba Chamberlain has emerged as the setup man as most Yankee fans knew he would, despite Girardi

Posted by: mattpel on Mar 16, 2010 at 12:51:12 AM



The Yankees went into camp with only a few questions to be dealt with. Who bats in the two and five hole, who would play centerfield Gardner or Granderson, and of course the most talked about question of who would the fifth starter would be. A quiet spring for the most part after having to deal with all the A-Rod drama last year.  Most of these questions even on March 15th have already begun to be answered. It looks like it will be Nick Johnson, who is having a great spring so far, bating in the number two spot, and it will be Cano finally moving up into the five hole, as most Yankee fans who have been watching him knew he would. As for the centerfield situation for now it looks like Granderson will play Center and Gardener will be in a platoon in left, and although