Morning Bits: Recap, Aceves, Pettitte, Call-Ups, Teixeira
Here are a few quick items on the morning:
- Though Ivan Nova pitched well yesterday – 5.1 IP 6 H 2 ER 1 BB 3 K – the Yankees lost to Toronto, 3-2.
- The rehabbing Alfredo Aceves will make another start in the minors today, marking his 4th such outing.
- Speaking of injured hurlers, we learn that the veteran, Andy Pettitte, will toss a bullpen session on Friday.
- Expect to see Colin Curtis, Jonathan Albaladejo, Romulo Sanchez, and Juan Miranda again in September.
- This year, managers seem eager to intentionally walk Mark Teixeira to face A-Rod or Robinson Cano.
Is it a good idea, though? No, actually. It’s not, (thank you, Jack Moore of FanGraphs).
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