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Citing lineup limitations, Girardi hits pitcher eighth

Citing lineup limitations, Girardi hits pitcher eighth

MLB.com yahoo.com Updated May 8, 2013
David Phelps batted eighth on Wednesday night, the first Yankees starting pitcher to do so since Don Larsen on Aug. 28, 1957, and the first AL starting pitcher since the Royals' Zack Greinke on June 23, 2009.
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