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Hughes shut down, Yankees shut out

Loss to White Sox only a blip, but Phil's dead-arm issue will have lasting implications

Updated: April 4, 2012, 3:06 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Yankees suffered two losses Monday night, one on the field and one in their already thin starting rotation.

They will no doubt get over the former, a 2-0 defeat by the Chicago White Sox, propelled by a dominant performance by their starter, Phil Humber, who carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning.

But there is no way to tell how well they will weather the other loss, the loss of Phil Hughes for an indeterminate length of time to a problem that as yet has no solution.

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