Over the past week, New York Yankees fans have witnessed some serious carnage levied upon our promising young starters Ivan Nova and Phil Hughes. Since July 31st the two are a combined 2 – 3 with a 7.39 ERA and nearly a 1.68 WHIP. In back-to-back starts against the Tigers this week, neither of them could make it out of the sixth inning (with Hughes only going 4 1/3 innings and Nova doing him just one inning better). With a lead that once was double-digits now whittled to just 5 games, fans of the Bombers are getting nervous and starting to question whether Hughes or Nova should continue in starting roles. Social media sites have lit up with suggestions as to how one or the other can be replaced. As a lifelong Yankee fan, as well as an avid baseball fan, my solution is simple: patience....

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