Hughes dominates in Texas, Yankees roll 11-1

Phil Hughes made his return to Arlington, the site of a traumatic event in his young career.  As a hotshot 20 year-old and top pitching prospect, Hughes was at the top of his game, tossing 6 1/3 no-hit innings and keeping the Rangers on the ropes.  This all changed with one pitch, a curveball to...

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The Resurgence Of Melky Cabrera

As I have said before, Melky Cabrera is a polarizing figure amongst Yankees fans. While most love his exuberance and obvious love for the game, his talent has been questioned by many, including myself. Even when things were going well for Melky in the past, you always felt like the other shoe was bound to...

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Callis and Law on Phil Hughes

These are questions from the ESPN chats of Keith Law and Jim Callis last week:

Chris (NY): Crazy to say that Phil Hughes should be in the bullpen from here on out as a quality multiple innings reliever?

Keith Law: Not crazy at all.

I agree that it is not crazy, but I believe that Hughes...

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Minors Recap, 5/24

Scranton defeats Pawtucket, 10-4

  • Kei Igawa was the starter, giving up 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks, while striking out 5.
  • Edwar Ramirez was wild, giving up a run in 2 1/3 innings, allowing just 1 hit and walking 4.
  • Jonathan Albaladejo pitched 2/3 of a perfect inning.
  • Austin Jackson was 4 for 5 with a double,...
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Thoughts On Yesterday's Thriller

  • Melky Cabrera came up with another walk-off hit, his third of the season, to cap a three run ninth inning. I was not a big believer in Melky coming into the season, and I think it is dangerous to judge a player during their hottest stretch in years. That being said, Melky looks a lot...
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MLB Investigates the Yankees… D’oh!

“No trap can hold Homer Simpson! Uh, but I’m not Homer Simpson… I’m the Pieman! Homer Simpson away! I mean, the Pieman”

You knew was too good to be true. Just when you start getting exciting and believing in baseball, again, they let you down. Bad news, folks. In a late breaking press...

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