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Phil-Osophy Different from the Joba Rules

style="text-align: justify;">Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland went on WFAN last week and spoke with Sweeny Murti about what the potential rules for Phil Hughes would be if he earned a spot in the Yankees rotation. They wouldn’t be as strict as the “Joba Rules,” but there certainly would be rules.

“You’ve got to remember, Joba had restrictions because he never had a full season in the professional baseball as a starter,” Eiland said. “Phil Hughes has had several minor league seasons as a starter.'

“So there’s going to be restrictions, but they’re not going to be as strenuous as Joba and I’ll just leave it at that, right there. There’s restrictions, and were ...

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