Soooo, Phil Hughes got lit up again today - 2 innings, 9 hits, 6 earned runs and 2 home runs. Do you think there is any chance that (1) Hughes will be put on the 10 day disabled list before the season starts and (2) that both Duffy and Mejia (or someone else) will be in the rotation? I know that ST stats "don't mean anything" but Hughes now sports a 27.00 ERA this sporing. It looks like he needs more time at AAA or somewhere else before he rounds back into form, if he ever does.
He should at least start the season in the bullpen. But I doubt that will even happen. It clearly looks like his velo isn't back yet.