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Sunday June 23rd 2024


Thoughts About The Yankees 2011 Rotation

Opening Day now less than a week away, the New York Yankees appear to be finalizing their pitching staff, particularly their five-man rotation. This finalization, and what they apparently will go to war with, has got me worried.

No announcements have been officially made yet, but based on what's been going down in the last day or two, it appears that the rotation will look something like this:

1. CC Sabathia
2. AJ Burnett
3. Phil Hughes
4. Ivan Nova
5. Bartolo Colon or Freddy Garcia

Why am I worried? First of all, AJ Burnett is the number two starter...the number two starter! I know he's had a decent Spring, but I'm still not convinced he's put all his demons behind him. In my opinion Phil Hughes should be the number two starter.

Second, ...

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