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Phil Hughes had a “setback” in his bullpen session today

Apr 25, 2011, 4:31 PM EDT

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Phil Hughes had a bullpen session on Saturday that, by all accounts, went well.  Today’s session? Not so good. In fact, Joe Girardi just told the Yankees beat reporters that Hughes had a “setback.” (one reporter quoted Girardi as saying it was a “significant setback”). Giradi said that Hughes’ arm didn’t bounce back from his last session. He added “I don’t feel so good about it now. I’m concerned.”

Hughes is is going to see the team physician for a consult.  This sounds bad.

  1. sknut - Apr 25, 2011 at 4:57 PM

    Was there no physical symptoms before this? I find it odd that when he was throwing junk up there something didn’t feel right but in any case bad news for the Yanks.

  2. spudchukar - Apr 25, 2011 at 4:59 PM

    Aah, who needs him, when ya got Millwood ready to step in to back up Colon and Garcia.

  3. smarterthangirardi - Apr 25, 2011 at 6:09 PM

    ok before we get to the hardcore baseball talk, who like my name??

    • ditto65 - Apr 25, 2011 at 8:08 PM

      And how many world series titles do you have?

      • smarterthangirardi - Apr 25, 2011 at 8:19 PM

        with a 200 million dollar payroll, everyones eventually gonna run into one

    • marinersnate - Apr 26, 2011 at 1:07 AM

      “ok before we get to the hardcore baseball talk, who like my name??”

      Apparently, very few….

      • smarterthangirardi - Apr 26, 2011 at 3:03 AM

        apparently…by the way i AM a yankee fan if anyones wondering i jsut think my foot is smarter than joe girardi

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