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Never Make the Same Mistake Twice: New York Yankees Employ “The Hughes Rules”

Phil Hughes was named the Yankees fifth starter many wondered what kind of rules he would have to deal with as a starter and this weekend we finally got an idea what's in store.

Here's the report from Bobbie Dittmeier (hat-tip to TYU ):

The plan, according to ESPNNewYork.com, could give the right-hander, who will turn 24 next month, close to two extra weeks of days off between now and July 20, when the Yankees are scheduled to play their fourth game following the July 12-15 All-Star break.

The Yankees have four scheduled days off in June and another five in July, including a four-day All-Star break and the Monday immediately following the break. That could enable them to give Hughes extra time off with perhaps only minor tinkering ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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