"A New York Treasure" --Village Voice

Back to the Pen

According to Chad Jennings, Phil Hughes will be pitching out of the bullpen come playoff time.

Categories:  1: Featured  Bronx Banter  Playoffs  Yankees

Share: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via email %PRINT_TEXT


1 monkeypants   ~  Sep 26, 2011 3:28 pm

I'm shocked...SHOCKED...I tell ya'.

2 Chyll Will   ~  Sep 26, 2011 3:39 pm

I'd trust him over A.J. in the pen any day...

3 Start Spreading the News   ~  Sep 26, 2011 4:40 pm

[2] Don't know. AJ usually has decent stuff for the first few innings where he strikes out the world. Then he falls apart. AJ at least can strike out people.

But Hughes seem to have trouble getting beyond strike 2. Out of the pen, I think I would distrust both Hughes and Burnett equally.

4 cult of basebaal   ~  Sep 26, 2011 5:10 pm

I dunno, this works for me (and frankly, my reaction was the same as mp's above).

Hughes, Soriano, Robertson and Mo is a pretty capable set of short relievers.

5 cult of basebaal   ~  Sep 26, 2011 5:25 pm

Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez DH
Jorge Posada 1B
Eric Chavez 3B
Russell Martin C
Eduardo Nunez RF
Brett Gardner LF

6 kenboyer made me cry   ~  Sep 26, 2011 6:22 pm

[5] Hmmm, except for Swisher who is probably nursing his hand that he bruised on the wall a couple of games ago, the Rays get the "A" team.

MLB wants Boston in the playoffs for TV ratings and press buzz. Apparently so do the Yankees.

feed Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via email
"This ain't football. We do this every day."
--Earl Weaver