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Phil Hughes Makes His Debut for the 2010 New York Yankees

two starts for every other New York Yankee starting pitcher, 23-year-old Phil Hughes made his first start of the 2010 season last night against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Hughes got the win, pitching into the sixth inning. He was good, at times overpowering, and also inconsistent.

Hughes struck out six but also walked five. He gave up only three hits, one of them a home run, and finished the game having given up two earned runs in five innings.

One of the curious things about Hughes' start is that after going long enough to get the win and having thrown 100 pitches at that point, manager Joe Girardi sent Hughes back out to start the sixth inning.

The Yankees have announced that Hughes will have innings limits ...

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