Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 10/20/14
If so, more power to him.Listen: I have no problem with Yankees having big contract years, and then sticking it to the team, considering the organizational policy of refusing to negotiate in the middle of a pact.  The Yankees can't have it both ways. But if Phil Phranchise finally puts together the career year, the season that vaults him into the top tier - where he was originally projected - he won't fit into the $187 million budget set by the boy owners.That leaves the Dodgers and Angels to fight over their native son, while the Yankees trying to use fan and media pressure on him to stay. You can bet at least one writer will sing the Dick Young Greedy Player songbook from start to finish. (I guarantee you: We will attack that writer as viciously as the Internet and the English language allow.)Of course, we're jumping the gun, imagining Cy Hughes. He's pitched well in the past, then reverted to form. But guess how old he is: Just 26. Hughes is still two years away f...
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