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The New York Yankees Pitching Conundrum

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Today the Yankees will send Chien-Ming Wang, a winless pitcher with a 16.07 ERA and without a start in nearly three months, to the mound against the high-octane Texas Rangers lineup.  

This move, returning the franchise's former de facto ace to a starting role, prompted team brass to bump their current ace back a day in the rotation (a convenient plus that will split up their southpaw starters) and move a young man once considered the top prospect in professional baseball, Phil Hughes, from the rotation to the bullpen.

This set of decisions sends a loud and clear pronouncement to the Yankee Nation: Mr.'s Cashman and Girardi at least think they have the best problem in baseball—star...

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