The Yankees announced that Javier Vazquez’s scheduled start will be skipped this weekend. His next start will be next Monday in Detroit.

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Even though I don’t agree with it, it makes sense. If he had another bad start, the Yankees do not want to bury their bullpen in the first game of a critical series against the Red Sox. Vazquez will have three extra days to prepare for his next start against the Tigers.

Vazquez is a professional, so I don’t expect him to make a big deal about this. He just needs to focus on fixing his mechanics.