Tag Archive: Phil Hughes

Jun 10

Teixeira, Hughes lead Yankees past Mets 4-2

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NEW YORK (AP) Mark Teixeira and the surging Yankees have spent two nights in a row reminding the Mets which team gets top billing in New York. Teixeira hit a go-ahead homer and Phil Hughes won his third straight decision, sending the Yankees to a 4-2 victory over their crosstown rivals Saturday. Curtis Granderson also …

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Oct 17

Rangers Even Up Series; Beat Yankees 7-2

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It’s not going to be a sweep for the Yankees. The Rangers got their first postseason victory at home in their 50 seasons with a 7-2 blowout win over the Yankees. After a bullpen collapse last night, the Rangers were able to hold on to their lead. The Rangers’ bullpen was the complete opposite of …

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May 22

The Race for The Cy Young: Early Edition

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Pitching, among others things, has been one of the main story lines driving the MLB this 2010 season. The resurgence of pitching in the Majors has brought to light many young, hard-throwing arms as well as some savvy veterans. From Ubaldo Jimenez to Livan Hernandez, countless pitchers from a variety of backgrounds have proven their …

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May 21

Yankees Don’t Know How to Handle Wang

The New York Yankees aren’t quite sure what to do with Chien-Ming Wang right now. The sucktastic righty threw a bullpen session at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, but the club isn’t sure when he’ll return to the rotation or what they’re supposed to do with Phil Hughes when and if he does. The 22-year-old Hughes is scheduled to pitch Wednesday night and would start again this coming Monday against theTexas Rangers, unless the Yanks decide Wang’s sinker is back to what it used to be. If the team does decide to use Wang this Monday or after, Hughes could take a seat in the bullpen — which has been struggling with a 5.37 ERA — or worse, return to the minors. All in the name of another great headline.