Yankees' Hughes to face Blue Jays on Thursday
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Phil Hughes will be making his major league debut earlier than expected.
A day after getting swept by the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees said Monday they plan on having their top pitching prospect start Thursday against Toronto.
New York had been saying all spring that Hughes would progress
slowly through the system. But after his team dropped four games
behind the AL East-leading Red Sox, Yankees manager Joe Torre
didn't rule out that the ...
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