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Phil Hughes will return earlier than expected, as he will board a plane soon and head to Detroit according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York. Hughes was in line to return on April 11 at Cleveland, but instead will start tomorrow.
Hughes last pitched in extended Spring Training on Monday, going seven innings, and said he felt “really good.” He was scheduled to start in a rehab game tomorrow for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, but that has since been called off.
Hughes has been sidelined since February with bulging discs in his upper back. After resting for a few weeks and working out in a pool, Hughes was able to throw again - eventually building himself back into game shape. Mark Feinsand of the Daily News tweeted a quote from Hughes, in which he said: “In a perfect world, they wanted me to get one more rehab start. But it doesn’t always work out that way. I’m ready.” Feinsand says that the decision to pitch Hughes on Saturday has nothing to do with Hiroki Kuroda’s bruised finger – the bullpen is taxed and the Yankees need arms.
Yankees beat writer Bryan Hoch reports that David Phelps, the original starter for tomorrow, will now move to the bullpen and serve as the long-relief man. With so many injuries crippling this Yankees
team early, it’s good news to get a guy back on track earlier than expected.
Cashman just confirmed Hughes will start for Yankees tomorrow in Detroit
— wallace matthews (@ESPNNYYankees) April 5, 2013
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Phil Hughes will make his first start of the season today, as the Yankees will take on the Tigers from Comerica Park in Detroit. Hughes was originally going to start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, but the Yankees need arms – David Phelps will become the long-man out of the pen. Manager Joe Girardi will go with the same lineup as yesterday, except Vernon Wells will start...
Pettitte notched the first win of the season with eight strong.
Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 4
Andy Pettitte kept the Yankees from being swept in today’s 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.
With two losses to start the season, the Yankees turned to Andy Pettitte to get the first win of the season. In eight innings, the 40-year-old Pettitte allowed just one run on eight...
Fans calling a toll-free phone number once used by the New York Yankees ticket office expecting to score some seats over their cell phones might be in for a real shock. Instead of getting Derek Jeter or CC Sabathia in a pre-recorded greeting, fans will be enticed by a woman's voice prompting them to a sex chat line.
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Andy Pettitte pitched the Yankees to their first win of the season and Mariano Rivera made a successful return to the mound in New York's 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Brett Gardner and Francisco Cervelli homered for the Yankees, providing some unexpected power to a depleted lineup missing the ''sore four'' -- Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez...
Lyle Overbay was a simple cut at the end of Red Sox’ spring training, an extra player as the team trimmed its ranks to 25 for Opening Day.
That’s how the Red Sox probably see it, at least, but for Overbay, who was scooped up by the Yankees to start at first base, it was a little more than that. Overbay, 36, is trying to prove that he still can play at a big league level, and...
Please I am begging you to stop. Oh and drop the act like you don’t know what I am talking about.
The New York Yankees have to stop losing, today. Everybody knows that the Bronx Bombers are dealing with an unprecedented number of injuries to big players. But that is no excuse, as Yankees ownership knows better. Hal Steinbrenner could have spent some money in the off...
BY NICOLE SORCE
Sports Media Watchdog.com
MOOSIC, Pa. – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders opened their new PNC Field on Thursday evening with a disappointing extra-innings, 8-4 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox.
While the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate may not have had the freshest of fresh starts in the books, their outlook remains just as optimistic as before the first...
Here's the bet;Will the Yankees win a game before the Marlins score a run?It is only day 3 of the 2013 season, and look what fun we are already having?Thanks, Brian, for making this year a cake walk.
The walls were starting to close in on the Yankees after the first two games of the season. An 0-3 start would not have doomed their season, but combined with all the injuries the club has sustained the feeling of a lost season in the making would only have grown stronger.
It would be easy to say that last night Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera turned back the clock. It would also...
- Embedded in the video below is footage of WWE stars attending New York Yankees batting practice as part of “Superstars for Sandy.”
- Grantland.com published a piece looking at The Rock’s career. The last line sums up his career perfectly: “At WrestleMania on Sunday, The Rock will likely lose, but Dwayne Johnson has already won.”
- A fan asked Ryback about former WWE...
Your browser does not support iframes.The New York Yankees hosted a trio of visitors for Wednesday night's game against arch rival Boston.With WrestleMania looming this Sunday, WWE superstar wrestlers Big Show, Kofi Kingston, and Natalya were on hand to watch the Yankees take batting practice on the field beforehand.The three marveled at the fact of being in the presence of Yankee...
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The analysts, experts, baseball fans, and maybe science itself don’t think the Yankees will be good this year. With the massacre of injuries and both an April starting lineup and starting rotation, with an average age of about only 33 years old (you’d think it would be higher, I know) and a couple of old guys, one would say the 27-time-Champion...
- Steve Austin tweeted the following about his new podcast, revealing that Shawn Michaels will be on the second episode:
“The debut episode of the Steve Austin show hits http://PodcastOne.com and iTunes this Friday, April 5th. #STEVEAUSTINSHOW In episode 1, Steve explains why he’s doing a podcast and answers tweet questions from his fans.”
“Episode 2 of the SAS will hit...