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Saturday July 20th 2024


New York Yankees Notes: First Place, The Phil Hughes Rules, Injuries, and More

style="text-align: justify;">The Yankees are back in first place after beating the Astros 9-5 yesterday behind a strong performance by Phil Hughes and another Jorge Posada grand slam.

Here are some notes:

The Yankees record is now 40-23, tied for the best in baseball. Posada is the first Yankee to hit Grannies in back-to-back games since Bill Dickey in 1937. Hughes improved to 9-1, but his ERA is now a season high 3.11 after a rough 4-run sixth inning. The Hughes Rules are on their way, but the Yankees aren’t revealing the plan yet. Former 2nd-round draft pick Chad Huffman made his major league debut going 1-for-4 with a walk. The Yankees hope Alex Rodriguez is back in the lineup by Tuesday when they ...

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