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Apr 20, 2014
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Phil Hughes picked up a quality start against the Royals on Sunday, allowing three runs over six innings for his first Twins victory.

Twinsights: Phil Hughes notches first win as a Twin

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins right-hander Phil Hughes had no idea about the exact length of his victory drought until it ended Sunday. That’s when Mike Herman, Twins director of team travel, mentioned the date of Hughes’ last win was July 2, 2013. At Target Field against the Twins, as a matter of fact, back when Hughes still might have thought he had a chance to re-sign with the New York Yankees. Read more..
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 20, 2014
Twins 8, Royals 3: Phil Hughes earns first win since last July

Twins 8, Royals 3: Phil Hughes earns first win since last July

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The drought is finally over for Phil Hughes.
Rotoworld Apr 20, 2014

Hughes delivers quality start for first win - Phil Hughes (S) Minnesota Twins

Phil Hughes picked up a quality start against the Royals on Sunday, allowing three runs over six innings for his first Twins victory.
Topeka Capital-Journal Apr 20, 2014

Twins rough up Royals, 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 while winning for the first time in 17 appearances. He had lost eight games since that victory on July 2. read more

Twinsights: Phil Hughes plans to reach out to troubled NHL friend

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Twins right-hander Phil Hughes hasn’t communicated with Ryan Malone since the Tampa Bay Lightning forward was arrested on April 12 and charged with DUI and cocaine possiession. However, Hughes intends to contact his friend and fellow Plymouth resident soon. Read more..

TwinsCentric: On Phil Hughes and reestablishing the curve

Phil Hughes is using his curveball more. But is he doing so effectively?
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 16, 2014
Minnesota Twins: 'Nail issue' threw a curve at Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins: 'Nail issue' threw a curve at Phil Hughes

Having pitched all those years in New York, Phil Hughes knows better than to make excuses.

Miller: Hughes, Twins Implode in the 6th

The Star Tribune's Phil Miller & CineSport's Brian Clark recap the Twins' 9-3 home loss to the Blue Jays at frigid Target Field & delve into what happened to Phil Hughes as the game progressed.

Twinsights: Phil Hughes and the ‘nail issue’ that may have changed his night

Having pitched all those years in New York, Phil Hughes knows better than to make excuses. That's why he batted away repeated suggestions the "nail issue" on his right index finger may have contributed to a 9-3 loss to Toronto on a cold Tuesday night at Target Field. He threw 13 curveballs across the 72 pitches required for him to navigate the first five innings. Seven of those went for balls, but he also got three outs with a pitch he has featured prominently since Day 1 of spring training, especially with two strikes. Asked how his vaunted spike curve was on this night, Hughes s......

Hughes 'lost it for a minute' in loss

Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes was throwing well, but "I lost it for a minute," and gave up 4 runs.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Apr 15, 2014
Blue Jays 9, Twins 3: Toronto puts abrupt stop to Hughes' roll

Blue Jays 9, Twins 3: Toronto puts abrupt stop to Hughes' roll

The wheels sure came off in dizzying fashion for Phil Hughes.
Twins' Hughes to make Minnesota his home

Twins' Hughes to make Minnesota his home

Driving in from the airport Sunday night, Phil Hughes barely recognized his new home.

Hughes: We battled so well

Twins starter Phil Hughes says watching his teammates rally three times to pull out a victory was a thrilling way to end his Minnesota debut.

Tarp off, looks like Twins game is on in soggy Chicago

Temperatures in mid-30s, light rain still falling, but Phil Hughes is ready to make his Twins debut with Josmil Pinto getting his first 2014 start.
Twins: Phil Hughes pitches well at Chicago's 'Cell'

Twins: Phil Hughes pitches well at Chicago's 'Cell'

CHICAGO -- Yankee Stadium didn't agree with Phil Hughes, but the new Minnesota Twins right-hander has no problem with pitching at hitter-friendly U.S. Cellular Field, where he is scheduled to make his 2014 debut Thursday afternoon.

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