Phil Hughes is out the rotation – just not the way it was expected. Meanwhile the Yankees lost again to the Tigers. Mike Dougherty has the story.
Alex Rodriguez got a scare from an MRI tech who said he would be out for the rest of the season. This notebook also has word on Brian Bruney opting against surgery and the return of Chad Moeller.
The Yankees face the Tigers tonight trying to avoid being swept. It’ll be Ian Kennedy against Nate Robertson. Kennedy better pitch well or he could come down with that strained oblique that’s going around.
A few stats: The Yankees have lost 5 of 7 and have scored three or less runs in 13 of their 29 games. … Bobby Abreu is 3 for 21 with no RBI in the last six games. … Robinson Cano is 2 for his last 27. … Jose Molina is 0 for 19 in his last six games.