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Phil Hughes on why he kept body part removed during surgery

Phil Hughes lost seven games and four months of the 2016 season, along with a rib. Well, he hasn’t exactly lost the rib. The Twins’ right-hander had surgery in July after being diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome. It’s a procedure that involves the removal of a rib in order to take pressure off of the...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Twins pitcher explains why he kept the body part doctors removed during surgery

Phil Hughes lost seven games and four months of the 2016 season, along with a rib. Well, he hasn’t exactly lost the rib. The Twins’ right-hander had surgery in July after being diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome. It’s a procedure that involves the removal of a rib in order to take pressure off of the nerves in the shoulder. But what makes this particular case so odd is...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Hughes keeps surgically removed rib

The 2016 season was mostly a forgettable one for Twins right-hander Phil Hughes, but he has a unique memento to remind him of what he went through with his season-ending surgery to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome in July.
Via Twins.com
3 days ago

Phil Hughes Deciding What To Do With Removed Rib He Kept After Surgery

If you have any ideas about what one might do with a human rib bone, Phil Hughes probably would like to hear from you. The Minnesota Twins starter had a disastrous 2016 season that was marred by injuries, beginning with a broken leg in June and ending with season-ending surgery in July to correct thoracic outlet syndrome. Hughes’ surgery required the removal of a rib that was...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes considering turning his removed rib into jewelry

Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes needed surgery to correct thoracic outlet syndrome in 2016, and to stop the nerve issues that were happening in his throwing shoulder, a rib had to be removed.It turns out Hughes still has that rib, and he has big plans for it.“I haven’t decided what the next step is. I have a few ideas. Plating it with some sort of precious metal is one way...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Down a rib, Twins pitcher Hughes ready for fresh start

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Phil Hughes kept a souvenir from his forgettable 2016 season. He stumbled to a 1-7 start, was demoted to the bullpen by the Minnesota Twins, cracked a bone in his leg when hit by a line drive and had season-ending surgery in July to correct thoracic outlet syndrome later. He still has the removed rib, which was causing nerve and vascular impingement in his throwing...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hughes keeps souvenir from forgettable season: a rib

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Phil Hughes kept a souvenir from his forgettable 2016 season. He stumbled to a 1-7 start, was demoted to the bullpen by the Minnesota Twins, cracked a bone in his leg when hit by a line drive and had season-ending surgery in July to correct thoracic outlet syndrome later. He still has the removed rib, which was causing nerve and vascular impingement in his...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

First bullpen goes off without a hitch for Hughes

Despite coming off surgery to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome in July, Twins right-hander Phil Hughes followed his normal offseason routine and on Wednesday threw his first official bullpen without any issues during the first day of pitcher and catcher workouts.
Via Twins.com
4 days ago

Twins pitcher Phil Hughes will have season-ending surgery

The Minnesota Twins will be without a veteran pitcher for the rest of the 2016 season. Right-hander Phil Hughes last pitched on June 9 and will not appear for Minnesota again this season. Phil Hughes needs season-ending shoulder surgery. — Phil Miller (@MillerStrib) June 28, 2016   While there is never a good time for an injury, this is pretty close to ideal. The Twins...
Via Sportsnaut
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes turns down $500K bonus offer from Twins

As we near the end of Major League Baseball’s regular season, incentive bonuses in player contracts are coming into play with only a few games remaining. In the case of Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes, his 2014 season comes to an end agonizingly short of an additional $500,000. Hughes was to receive the half million […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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