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Notes and Quotes: More on Hughes, the Bullpen, and the Lineup

are going as well as you could ever hope for the Yankees this season.

They have won each of their first five series this season, the first time they’ve done that since 1926, and are sitting in first place with an 11-3 record.

They also have their ace, CC Sabathia , on the mound today as they try to go for their seventh win in a row.

Here are some notes and quotes.

Notes The major league record for most series victories to open a season is nine. After Sabathia’s near no-no manager Joe Girardi said that he would have taken him out of the game anyways because of his pitch count. Girardi said he probably would have let Phil Hughes go the distance last night because he was being more economics with his stuff. ...

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