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Hughes role up in air after latest outing

Phil Hughes said he feels healthy, and is on track for the regular season. Where that track leads is still a bit of a question.
16 hours ago

Hughes sharp vs. Yankees in wake of Lynn deal

Twins manager Paul Molitor told Phil Hughes not to worry about the roster, as his focus needs to remain on proving he can be effective after several injury-plagued seasons. Hughes took the message to heart and pitched well in a 2-1 win over New York.
5 days ago

LOOK: Phil Hughes mocks Twins teammate for eating habits

Spring training is a time for baseball players to get their games in order, maybe drop some pounds, and learn new things about the eating habits of your teammates. That last one is more about Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes.Hughes spotted teammate Trevor Hildenberger munching on a bell pepper. He then took to Twitter to share exactly what he thinks of people who do that. Hildenberger...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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 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 to...
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 are...
Via Sportsnaut
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 (@PJHughes45...
Via Sportsnaut
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Hughes pitches 3 scoreless innings, as Twins top Orioles 3-0

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Phil Hughes pitched perfect three innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the winless Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Monday.In Hughes' two starts, he's allowed just one hit in five scoreless innings. He's yet to strike out a batter.Baltimore lost for the seventh straight time. The Orioles are 0-7-1 this spring.Ubaldo Jimenez, who gave up six runs and retired just one batter...
Via Associated Press
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Both Sides of the Phil Hughes Argument

So much of the analysis we do in baseball follows a pretty simple formula. We notice a player is getting different results, we look for explanations for the change, and then we speculate about whether the latter caused the former and if it will continue. Baseball includes so much random variation and you have to […]
Via Fangraphs
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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