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PHIL HUGHES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hughes named Most Valuable Twin, Pitcher of Year

It comes as little surprise that Minnesota Twins right-hander Phil Hughes won two of the team's major postseason awards. The team announced Thursday that Hughes was named the Most Valuable Twin as well as the Twins Pitcher of the Year when the recipients of the 2014 Diamond Awards were released. Hughes, who signed a three-year deal with Minnesota before the 2014 season, turned...
Via Fox Sports North
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Phil Hughes open to long-term extension

Minnesota Twins' starting pitching ace Phil Hughes would love to return for another season with the club if the team wants him back after his tremendous debut season with the organization.#495112377 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a report by Mike Berardino for the Twins Cities Pioneer Press on blogs.twincities.com:As his record-setting debut season with the Twins draws...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain delay costs Phil Hughes his $500,000 bonus

Phil Hughes had his best year as a pro this year with the Minnesota Twins. The righthander started 32 games and finished with a record of 16-10 and an ERA of 3.52 after pitching his last game of the season on Wednesday afternoon. And had it not been for a rain delay, Hughes would be […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes Loses Out On $500,000 Bonus Because Of A Rain Delay

God owes Phil Hughes some money. The Minnesota Twins’ ace was cruising along during Wednesday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, pitching eight complete innings of five-hit, one-run ball. He was all set to come out for the ninth when it began to rain. And rain. And rain. The delay lasted 66 minutes, so Twins manager Ron Gardenhire naturally turned to reliever Jared...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rain delay costs Phil Hughes shot at $500K bonus

It’s been a rough year for the Minnesota Twins.  They enter play on Wednesday with the second worst record in the American League, having finished fourth or fifth in the AL Central the last four seasons.  One of the team’s bright spots has been Right hand pitcher Phil Hughes, who entered today’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 15-10 record and very respectable...
Via Reading Between The Seams
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hughes sets MLB record, but misses $500K bonus by 1/3 inning

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins pitcher Phil Hughes could have achieved two big milestones in Wednesday's start against Arizona. Hughes was poised to set the single-season mark for the best strikeout-to-walk ratio in baseball history. He was also destined to make a cool $500,000 if he went 8 1/3 innings to achieve a bonus in his contract of 210 innings for the season. Thanks to the rain...
Via Fox Sports North
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes loses mind, sticks out glove to catch rocket gapper to left-center (GIF)

It’s unclear exactly what Minnesota Twins starting pitcher was trying to accomplish during Thursday’s game against the Kansas City Royals, but one thing is certain: It certainly was quite weird. During the bottom of the 6th, Hughes served up a meatball to Royals catcher Sal Perez, who gladly took advantage of the pitch right down […] The post Phil Hughes loses mind, sticks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: Finally Girardi knows Hughes stinks

Everybody says that if bird (pigeon if you live in NYC) feces land on your head, or if it rains on your wedding that something good is going to happen. Photograph of Phil Hughes taken on April 29, 2008 at Yankee Stadium..May 1, 2008. Just like it is good luck when you accidentally slip on a big pile of doggie poop, right? Well, earlier today as I innocently was walking down Lexington...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
September 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

Yankees cannot afford a Hughes problem again

Don’t you hate it when you are right?  Phil Hughes on the Scranton Yankees (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What about when you are over and over again? Well, once again, I will state that in this situation I would have happily accepted being wrong about Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes ability. But enough is enough. I have been ripped to shreds for my so-called ‘obsession’ with Hughes’...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
September 03, 2013  |  4 Comments
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