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Archive of posts tagged Phelps

Yankees: Who do you think deserves the fifth spot?

Who do you think deserves to be the New York Yankees fifth starting pitcher?  1) Ivan Nova? Nova is currently on the 15-DL due to inflammation in his right triceps, but prior had informally been the Yankees fifth starter. Last night, at the start to the eventual 3-2 Yankees win in Colorado, the NY Daily […]

Yankees: No Wang you

I was told once that writing down your fears, and putting a name to them, would somehow make them go away or lose power.   So here it goes…. Rarely do I like to criticize a fellow baseball blogger for their opinion, but unfortunately sometimes exceptions have to be made and today I am making […]

Yankees: Same old Hughes excuses

Who else wants to see New York Yankees David Phelps in the starting rotation?  After watching Phelps come and stop Phil Hughes from completely embarrassing himself against the Baltimore Orioles, I certainly do. The excuses for Hughes poor performance made by YES Network’s Michael Kay and  Paul O’Neil during the game were annoying but completely legitimate. […]

New York Yankees: Please don’t ruin Phelps too

Does anyone else find Yankees pitching prospect David Phelps’ story eerily familiar? Getting tossed around like a rag doll between the rotation, bullpen and minors all season. Not be allotted the chance to settle into a roll. Pre-set pitching/innings limit. Getting stretched multiple times as a starter. Excuse me, as the above is not supposed to be a history lesson on Joba Chamberlain and Phil […]

New York Yankees: David Phelps to start

It is no secret that the New York Yankees plethora of starting pitchinghas been whittled down to scrambling to fix holes left by the absence of Michael Pineda and the inefficiency of Freddy Garcia and Phil Hughes. And thanks to Hughes, Garcia, and after last nights 0-5 defeat at the hands of the Orioles, Ivan Nova, […]

Yankees are out of Phil Hughes excuses

New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes made his second start yesterday afternoon against Los Angeles Angels, and ex-Ranger CJ Wilson. And Hughes preformed exactly how I thought he would, terribly. I have received endless criticism from LLP readers about my harsh stance on Hughes not having the stuff to be a starter; and that his […]