Found December 01, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
The suddenly active Minnesota Twins and right-handed starter Phil Hughes have reportedly agreed to a three-year, $24M deal. Word broke on Saturday night and was confirmed by the Minnesota Star-Tribune. Hughes, 27, had a difficult 2013, going 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA across 29 starts for the New York Yankees. The disappointing season came a year after Hughes went 16-13 with a more respectable 4.23 ERA in 2012. Despite his most recent season, Hughes was generally grouped in with the rest of this offseason’s marquee free agent talents – as was Ricky Nolasco, whom the Twins just signed to a four-year, $49M deal earlier in the week. In 2013, Hughes struggled mightily at Yankee Stadium, where he went 1-10 with a 6.32 ERA. Many assume that all he needed was a change of scenery in order to return to form, something the Twins can now offer him with the spacious confines of Target Field. He joins Nolasco in an evolving Minnesota rotation that was said to be pursuing Bronson Arroyo, though it’d be...
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