Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 4/4/13
Hiroki Kuroda just didn't look right after he was hit by that Shane Victorino single. Two hit-by-pitches and a trainer visit later, Kuroda exited the game with a bruised middle finger on his pitching hand. He is listed day-to-day. Adam Warren, who did the bulk of the pitching for the remainder of the game, may be rewarded for it with a trip to the minors. The Yankees have the relatively young Ivan Nova and David Phelps going against the formidable Detroit offense over the weekend, and may need someone to finish their starts. All of this, combined with the litany of Spring Training injuries, has produced some audible & worried sighs. All offseason and into Spring Training, as homerun hitter after homerun hitter exited stage-left, and the injuries continued to mount, a refrain developed: The Yankees could still win in 2013 except this year they would, and could, do it with pitching. However, losses in both the first two games have left the Yankees in an 0-2 hole, trying ...
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