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Sunday May 19th 2024


New York Yankees: Bartolo Colon in Rotation After Phil Hughes Placed on DL

night, we saw Phil Hughes start for the third time and get whacked around by the Orioles.

We then saw Bartolo Colon come in and attempt to clean up a mess Hughes made in the game.

According to ESPN's Ian Begley, following the third horrible start for Hughes, he will now be placed on the disabled list with what New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is calling a "dead arm" issue.

Girardi last night felt that he wasn't really hurt, but they felt like the move was best for the team after another bad outing from the 24-year-old right-hander.

Hughes also didn't know what to make of the slow start, but is accepting what has happened from the Yankees.

"It is what it is," said Hughes about being put on the DL, according ...

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