Pressure's on rookie to deliver for pinstripes

Originally Published: April 24, 2007
By Bob Klapisch | Special to ESPN.com

The word "panic" has historically been blacklisted in baseball, and for good reason. To acknowledge it means feeling it, surrendering to it and making decisions based on its overwhelming presence.

No one wants to admit they're panicking, but what else can the Yankees' summoning of rookie Phil Hughes from Triple-A be except just that -- panic, following a disastrous weekend sweep at Fenway?

Even using the milder description (worry) or the politically correct term (concern) doesn't ...

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