The Word On Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes pitched a great game last night against the Tigers, going 6 shutout innings while allowing just 2 hits. This performance has moved him off of the bust pile, as writers in NY rush to fawn over a guy they left for dead a few months ago. I thought it would be interesting to...

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What I Learned from Tonight’s Game

Whew! I almost nailed the line on Phil, but I actually underestimated him a bit. I put him down for 6 innings (spot on), 100 pitches (he threw 99), 3 hits (he allowed 2), 3 bb (2 again), and 2 runs (Phranchise pitched shutout ball). Enough with the pleasantries, though, here are...

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Minors Recap, 4/28

Scranton blanked by Lehigh Valley, 6-0

  • Eric Hacker, recently promoted to take Phil Hughes’ spot in the Scranton rotation, gave up 5 runs (all in one inning) on 5 hits in 6 innings, and struck out 2.
  • JB Cox gave up a run on 4 hits and a walk in 3 innings.
  • Shelley Duncan was 2 for 4.
  • Juan...
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Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

This from Pete Abe, here. Sit back down, fellow Bleacher Creatures, this doesn’t apply to us.  All you Grandstanders and upper deckers can stop reading as well.  If you have someone in a funny hat driving you to work, don’t have to work at all, or occasionally confuse dollar bills with something you use...

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Minor Notes: Jesus Montero Does More Stuff

Jesus Montero Hits Two More Out

Jesus Montero went 2 for 4 in Tampa’s early game today with two more home runs. He’s now at .371/.421/.614 on the season. At 19 years old, Montero’s start to the season has been fairly astonishing. Its always brightens up my day to think and write about Montero. He leads...

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