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Phil Hughes’ Innings Limit Doesn’t Apply to Playoffs

style="text-align: justify;">In an effort to protect the arm of Phil Hughes, who has never gone beyond 146 innings in any one season in his career, the Yankees are limiting him to about 175 innings this year. Many believed this meant that the Yankees would move him to the bullpen in October, as a way of keeping that innings total down. It turns out that isn’t the case.

Via Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger: "Also from Cashman: Hughes IP limit applies only to regular season. In playoffs, it’s 'all hands on deck.' Hughes a candidate to start."

About a month ago, before Andy Pettitte suffered an injury and the bullpen was in shambles, the Yankees probably would have moved ...

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