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Tuesday June 25th 2024


NY Yankees: Phil Hughes Wins Fifth Starter Job, Time To Shine

week, the race for the Yankees' fifth starter spot finally ended.

In what started out as a five man race, ended up having one clear winner for the job.

Phil Hughes won the fifth and final starting job for the 2010 season and will be in the rotation with CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Andy Pettitte, and Javier Vazquez.

Some of the pitchers Hughes beat out were Chad Gaudin, who the Yankees traded for last August with the Padres and pitched exceptionally down the stretch, was waived and released by the Yankees this week. I'm sure teams will try to pick up Gaudin as an extra starter for this season.

Another one was Alfredo Aceves, who will probably end up working out of the bullpen for the Yankees. From the bullpen, Aceves went ...

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