Yanks' starters have been awful in ALCS

CC Sabathia and Phil Hughes have delivered back-to-back subpar performances

Originally Published: October 16, 2010
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Unfortunately for New York, the Yankees will not be allowed to sign Cliff Lee as a free agent until after the postseason.

Texas fans may have been crushed by Friday's Game 1 loss in which the Rangers blew a 5-0 lead at home. But less than 24 hours later, their team had whipped the Yankees 7-2 in Game 2 and they could feel confident heading into Game 3 with Lee on the mound. Yankees fans, meanwhile, probably are wondering about their own starting pitching.

That ...

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