Tagged with Phil Hughes

Clemson Product, D.J. Mitchell, Earns Spot With New York Yankees

The Yankees’ rotation was supposed to be downright nasty this year. After Andy Pettitte committed to a comeback, I was more concerned with who would get left out of the rotation than the Yankees struggling to produce five effective starting pitchers. In a blog post discussing Pettitte’s return, I even said: “At the risk of jinxing the … Continue reading


Hiroki Kuroda and Michael Pineda To Don Pinstripes

It appears that Yankee GM, Brian Cashman, was just taking his time. Yankee fans watched the Angels sign Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson. They watched Mark Buehrle sign with the revamped Miami Marlins and the Rangers win exclusive rights to negotiate with Japanese pitcher, Yu Darvish. Rumors surfaced that the Yankees would add Jair Jurrjens to … Continue reading

The Underrated Yankees

When Colon, Chamberlain, and Jeter went down with injuries it felt daunting. Add to that the knowledge that The Yankees had let a Red Sox team that started 2-10 take the AL East lead, and it feels like a lost season. I was ready to start trading for prospects. Then, during Sunday night’s broadcast of … Continue reading