PHIL HUGHES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phil Hughes snaps losing streak as Twins defeat Kansas City 8-3

Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep. Hughes (1-1), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI single to Omar Infante in the fifth and a two-run homer to Alcides Escobar in the seventh while winning for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals toppled by Twins, 8-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep. Hughes (1-1), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI single to Omar Infante in the fifth and a two-run homer to Alcides Escobar in the seventh...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins dodge sweep with decisive win in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep. Hughes (1-1), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI single to Omar Infante in the fifth and a two-run homer to Alcides Escobar in the seventh...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Money Matchup of the Day: Alex Gordon vs. Phil Hughes

No one matchup is the make or break in any baseball game but there are certain matchups in some games that could help decide the outcome in that game. In this new daily piece at Pine Tar Press we will take a look at an intriguing competition between two players in that days game that we feel could help decide the outcome. MMOD stats through 11 games 15 for 39 2-2b, 4 HR, 5 BB...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Hughes labors in sixth inning, saddled with frustrating loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- For the third time in as many starts, one inning doomed Phil Hughes. In his season debut, it was the fifth inning. Last week against Oakland, it was the first inning. Thursday, the sixth inning got the best of Hughes. The new Minnesota Twins right-hander cruised through five scoreless innings Tuesday against Toronto before it all came crashing down in a five-run sixth...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes is Back to His Old Ways

Everyone is good at something. We may not be great or elite, but we all have something we can do better than anyone we know. Whether it’s whistling, whittling, or wrestling — you can do something better than your friends and family. It could have to do with genetics or just hours of practice, but […]
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Draftkings – Don’t Make A Hughes Mistake

So far I've spent my opening paragraph telling you who to pick up and roll with. It's been a mixed bag to say the least and by that I mean rose petals with kitty litter clumpings in with it. King Felix did fine on Monday. Thankfully none of you had to experience the Klub upside the head on Tuesday. And right now it's only the second inning on Tyson Ross and it'...
Via Razzball
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Battle for final pitching position

Phil Hughes With the regular season moving in fast, the Minnesota Twins are hard at work filling their starting pitcher roster for the 2014 season. So far, the projected starters for the Twins are Ricky Nolasco (13-11, 3.70 ERA with the Marlins and Dodgers), Phil Hughes (4-14, 5.19 ERA with the Yankees), Kevin Correia (9-13, 4.18 ERA), and Mike Pelfrey (5-13, 5.19 ERA). The fifth...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 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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