It's been a rough season for Phil Hughes
. He's struggled since the get-go, can't seem to locate the strike zone to save his life, and even garnered a chorus of boos last night -- a sound I never would have thought to hear directed at Hughes, who is (was?!) so beloved by the fans. And oh yeah, he has night vision problems
, too! The poor kid has looked like a lost and/or wounded pup on the mound.
Luckily, before things could get TOO out of control (not that 0-4 with a 9.00 ERA isn't
out of control...) the Yanks found a way to get Hughes a break: the 15-day DL
. It was announced during the seventh inning of tonight's game against the Tigers (a pathetic display, BTW) that the Yanks had put Hughsie on the DL for a "strained oblique muscle."Continue reading Hughes Gets a
Vacation Trip to the DL
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