'Payback!' Phil Hughes uses Derek Jeter's middle name on coffee cup
On Thursday, Derek Jeter used "Philip" for an alias on his Starbucks cup. Being the biggest star in baseball's biggest market, we're not sure if he fooled anybody. But why Philip? Was it a shoutout to Phil Phillips? Or perhaps it was in recognition of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Oscar-worthy performance in "Along Came Polly?"
Well, Phil Hughes believed it be in reference to him, and on Friday, he got back at his teammate:
Sanderson is Jeter's middle name, and is, quite clearly, the best superstar middle name in the game.
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