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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 his record-setting debut season with the Twins draws...
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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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes Lost $500k Bonus Due to Rainstorm

No matter how much money Phil Hughes made in salary this season , the fact that he was so close; and now yet so far from another half-a-millie has to be at least somewhat of a teeth-gritter. According to ESPN, the Minnesota Twins right-hander has likely lost the chance to cash in on a $500,000 bonus because of a persistent rainstorm that washed out the last one-third of an inning...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 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
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Hughes Likes His Season Win Total Like His Candles

Robert Downey Jr. and Phil Hughes have more in common than you might think. Both dealt with notoriously weak starts to their careers in The Big Apple. Hughes in pinstripes had four straight years of a 4+ ERA, and Downey on SNL. Both had to deal with brace-faced divas, Joe Girardi and Anthony Michael Hall. One was scouted by Gene Michael, the other Lorne Michaels. One wanted...
Via Razzball
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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...
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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes falls one out short of $500,000 bonus due to rain delay

Twins right-hander Phil Hughes made history on Wednesday by finishing the season with an 11.63 K/BB ratio, the highest single-season mark in baseball history by a qualified starter. Bret Saberhagen had previously held the record with an 11.00 K/BB ratio for the 1994 Mets. Hughes limited the Diamondbacks to one run in eight innings on Wednesday (MIN 2, ARI 1), though a lengthy rain...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes sets strikeouts-to-walks record, leads Twins over D-backs

  Phil Hughes set a single-season major league record for strikeout-to-walk ratio, pitching eight strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on a wet Wednesday afternoon. Hughes (16-10) finished his first year with the Twins with the same number of wins and walks. With 186 strikeouts, his 11.63 ratio became the best of all time for pitchers...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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