Phil Hughes pitched 8 scoreless for his first win. (Source: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Oakland Athletics 2 – New York Yankees 4
Phil Hughes put together his best start this season in today’s 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics.
Phil Hughes started today’s game and was outstanding. Defense helped him right from the beginning. The first batter, John Jaso, almost went deep like Rosales yesterday but Ichiro Suzuki would rob the A’s catcher of a home run. Right from the start of the game, Hughes had everything going his way. Phil Hughes got fly outs, ground outs, strikeouts and everything he needed to put together his best start of the season. Phil Hughes would end his day by getting the final 10 batters he faced out.
Phil Hughes would go eight scoreless innings with just four hits and a season-high nine strikeouts, throwing 117 pitches.
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