Phil Hughes, SP, New York Yankees

by Tim Heaney on March 24, 2010 @ 00:00:00 PDT


2010 Fantasy Baseball Projections


Mariano Rivera, the master of the cutter, passed the pitch on to Phil Hughes. It helped: Hughes thrived in the eighth inning. It looks like he'll shift to the rotation. A la Joba Chamberlain, his velocity was more prominent in relief duty. His K's might take a slight hit, but his upside makes him worth reaching for in the late rounds of deep mixed leagues and the middle portion of AL-only drafts.

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