Enter Phil Hughes?

By Jon Lane
Peter Abraham has a report on Chien-Ming Wang’s extended spring game. Wang threw 91 pitches, 70 for strikes, walked none and struck out 11 in seven innings against Phillies Minor Leaguers. However, Nardi Contreras told reporters in Tampa that Wang needs more arm strength and that is sinker is not consistent enough.

The AP’s full report is here. The impression is that the Yankees will DL Wang. Phil Hughes would be lined up to start Tuesday in Detroit if the Yankees go that route.

Pete Caldera has more and cited a source that said Wang won’t pitch on Tuesday. Wang gave up four runs (three earned) on nine hits and Contreras said that he still needs to re-build arm strength coming off last season’s foot injury.

1 Comment

Not surprising.

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: