Hughes struck out a season-high nine in today’s win.
Toronto Blue Jays 2 — New York Yankees 3
Yankees complete the sweep on a former Blue Jays’ impact in today’s 3-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Phil Hughes started today’s game and came out with an outstanding slider. He started the first inning with a strikeout and struck out slugger Jose Bautista on a sharp biting slider to end the inning. Hughes would give up his first hit to the nine hitter in the third inning bu would rebound with a strikeout. A pair of singles in the fourth inning would put the small lead Hughes received in jeopardy. Adam Lind would single in a run to tie the game.
On Hughes’ last inning, the sixth inning, he faced some struggles. A leadoff double by Jose Bautista got on as the potential go-ahead run. Phil Hughes appeared to return to his reliever mindset and would strikeout the next two batters on his slider. Possibly after being burned by Adam Lind in the fourth inning, manager Joe Girardi had the Jay...