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Jorge Posada and Phil Hughes Are Looking In, While A.J. Burnett Is Looking out

Posada came back in a big way for the Yankees tonight. He went 3-5, had six RBI, and hit a grand slam.

Phil Hughes posted six solid innings, giving up only two earned runs and four hits.

This outing all but secured his spot in the rotation. 

A.J. Burnett was supposed to be C.C. Sabathia's No. 2 pitcher this season, but now it appears he's heading for the bench. 

Sabathia wants a five-man rotation, and the Yankees have to keep their main guy happy. He has already expressed his dislike for the six-man rotation, and Joe Girardi is supposed to have it down to five by Monday for the series against the Kansas City Royals.  

At this point, it's fairly obvious that Burnett is on his way out, ...

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