Girardi: Phelps likely to start Wednesday

David Phelps will likely start Wednesday in Tampa, Joe Girardi said.

"It'll probably be Phelpsie," the Yankees manager said Saturday.

David Phelps

David Phelps

#41 RP
New York Yankees

2012 STATS

  • GM14
  • W1

  • L3

  • BB14

  • K34

  • ERA3.16

Phelps threw 64 pitches in relief of Adam Warren on Friday, so Girardi expects he'll be on a pitch count of 80-85 on Wednesday.

Phelps, 25, has a 3.16 ERA in 14 appearances (two starts) for the Yankees this season. In 37 innings, he has allowed 35 hits, walked 14 and struck out 34.