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  1. Game 55: Twins (25-28) @ Yankees (29-25)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- As we enter the second third of the season, the Yankees get to face their old buddy, Phil Hughes, in the rubber game of this three-game series against the Twins. Here's the Yankees lineup Hughes will have to navigate: Brett Gardner LF...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  2. Hughes, Jeter to get up close and personal

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The last time Phil Hughes threw a pitch to Derek Jeter -- during a practice game before the 2008 World Baseball Classic -- he was given a set of rules beforehand. "I was told to throw nothing but fastballs away, because we didn't want ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  3. New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman has long winter ahead

    Wallace Matthews

    Brian Cashman has a busy winter ahead of him; here are our suggestions.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rays 8, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It ain't over 'til it's over, but, today, even Yogi would have to admit, it's over. Because it is. The Yankees' hopes of sneaking into the second AL wild-card spot, on life support since Sunday's 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants, c...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  5. Pregame notes: Hughes out, Romine done?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- As the Yankees head into the final eight games of their regular season, Joe Girardi and his staff are facing at least one more big decision: Do they send Phil Hughes out to make his next start, or skip him in the rotation for the crucial ...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  6. Girardi's curveball: Hughes goes Thursday

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- It turns out Joe Girardi was playing a game of misdirection all week, when he tried to keep fans and the media guessing about who would start Thursday's series finale against the Orioles at Camden Yards. Because judging by his decisi...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  7. Hughes disappointed, not surprised

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Phil Hughes chuckled softly when asked if he had been "blindsided" by the news that he would be replaced in the rotation this weekend against the Boston Red Sox by David Huff. Phil Hughes#65 SP New York Yankees2013 STATSGM26W4 L13 BB...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  8. First Pitch: Who should replace Hughes?

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- It no longer seems like a question of will the Yankees replace Phil Hughes in the rotation, or even of when. The only question now is, with whom? Joe Girardi's lukewarm vote of confidence -- "Right now, he's in our rotation" -- after...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Phil, it's time for Hughes to go

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- To paraphrase the old Groucho Marx line, Phil Hughes doesn't have to leave in a Huff. He can leave in a minute and a Huff. But he has got to leave -- the New York Yankees' rotation, that is -- if his team is going to have any chance of ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  10. Notes: Jeter OK, Ichiro shamed, A-Rod mum

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- After an uplifting win on Sunday in Tampa, the Yankees suffered a soul-crushing defeat in Canada on Monday, losing 5-2, to the Blue Jays, thanks to the pitching of Phil Hughes and the muffing of Ichiro Suzuki. It is the kind of defeat t...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  11. For Hughes, there's no place like home

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- There's no longer any use in denying it: Phil Hughes and Yankee Stadium are a match made in hell. It wasn't always this way. Coming into this season, Hughes' record at Yankee Stadium 2.0 was 27-11, his ERA a serviceable 4.40. But the e...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Tigers 9, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- A more predictable result could hardly be imagined: Phil Hughes + Detroit Tigers + Yankee Stadium = Blowout. And that it was, a 9-3 shellacking, with the Tigers belting three home runs, two off Hughes, and a bad day for the bullpen beh...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  13. New York Yankees -- Alex Rodriguez saga has diverted attention fr...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yanks are 6-12 since the All-Star break. You can thank A-Rod if you didn't notice.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  14. First Pitch: Hughes, Kennedy together again

    Wallace Matthews

    SAN DIEGO -- They were supposed to be the Yankees' 1-2 punch of the future, but now, one of them was expected to be an ex-Yankee last week, and the other was just traded away at the deadline for a 31-year-old journeyman left-hander. Phil Hughes#65...

    Blog | August 04, 2013
  15. First Pitch: Yanks today, but tomorrow ...

    Wallace Matthews

    LOS ANGELES -- With Major League Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline fast approaching -- by 4 p.m. New York time, or more than six hours before the first pitch of tonight's Yankees-Dodgers game, it will all be over -- it's now or never to predict wh...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  16. Postgame notes: Hughes wanted back in

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Not that it would have mattered, but Phil Hughes said he could have returned to Monday night's Yankees-Royals game despite having to sit through a 59-minute rain delay that would have kept him off the mound closer to an hour and a half. ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013