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Hughes struggles, Yankees rally

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Apr 14, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Phil Hughes showed no significant improvement in his third start of the season, but this time the Yankees offense was able to make up for it. Saddled with a five-run deficit, the Yankees chipped away until Jorge Posada led off the ninth inning with game-tying home run and Nick Swisher won it with a sac fly in the 10th to beat the Orioles 6-5. Hughes was once again working with an 88-90 mph fastball and gave up five runs through 4.1 innings. Bartolo Colon and Joba Chamberlain kept the Orioles from pulling away, giving the Yankees a chance to rally.

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