Hughes seeking bounceback start vs. Texas

Rangers left-hander Martin Perez and Twins right-hander Phil Hughes are both coming off their first rough outings of the year, and they will look to bounce back when the two clubs begin a three-game series on Monday at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
1 day ago

Hughes rides 2-0 start into matchup vs. Tribe

Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin is 0-2 this season while Twins right-hander Phil Hughes is off to a 2-0 start. They will square off on Tuesday night in the second meeting of a four-game series in Minneapolis.
7 days ago

Hughes records five shutout innings, Twins beat Rays

TWINS 4, RAYS 2 Phil Hughes, healthy after two injury-plagued seasons, threw five shutout innings, giving up two hits while fanning four. Jorge Polanco and Brian Dozier both homered. Erasmo Ramirez gave up two earned runs on one hit in his two-inning start for the Rays. Mallex Smith stole two bases and was thrown out trying to steal a third.
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
February 16, 2017  |  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
February 15, 2017  |  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
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
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June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Rawlings makes hilarious mistake with Phil Hughes’ glove

Phil Hughes wore No. 65 with the Yankees until 2013. When he signed with the Minnesota Twins in 2014, Hughes switched his number to 45. Apparently nobody at Rawlings — the company who supplies Hughes with his glove — got the memo. .@RawlingsStevie thanks for everything Stevie. I haven't been #65 in 3 years but I know you try hard! — Phil Hughes ...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: No need to panic over Hughes’ slow start

It may not be the results you want, but at least you know what you are going to get out of Phil Hughes in April. Hughes (0-3) and the Twins fell to the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Saturday at Target Field, snapping a three-game winning streak for the Twins. The starting pitcher was charged with all four runs, as he also gave up his fourth home run of the year. In now 31 career starts...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

AL Central Preview: Minnesota Twins set to struggle once again

Over the past six months, the AL Central has become the most competitive division in all of major league baseball. Back in October, two teams from the central, the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals, made the playoffs. The Royals even made a run all the way to the world series before losing to the San Francisco Giants and the historic Madison Bumgarner. Since the end of last...
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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