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Phil Hughes
ERA W-L K
4.49 10-8 85
Team: MinnesotaHt / Wt: 6-5 / 250 NFBC ADP: 169.39
Position: SPBorn: 6/24/1986 Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Yankees (2004)


Latest News
Aug. 13 11:58 AM PT12:58 PM MT1:58 PM CT2:58 PM ET14:58 ET18:58 GMT2:58 11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST2:28 PM VEN22:58 UAE1:58 PM CT-Hughes was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his lower back.
Analysis: The move was made Thursday, when Hughes was sent for a cortisone injection. The 29-year-old's last start was his worst of the season: nine hits and seven runs allowed in three innings.
July 1 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Hughes wasn't at his sharpest but got his third win in as many starts with an 8-5 victory in Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Hughes (7-6, 4.27 ERA) was charged with four runs and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings to the Reds. He yielded two runs and eight hits in 16 innings in his prior two games.
June 20 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Hughes held the Chicago Cubs to one run and two hits over eight innings as the Twins breezed to a 7-2 victory Friday night.
Analysis: Hughes, who has given up a league-high-tying 16 home runs, has tried to work on incorporating a changeup into his arsenal without worrying about his velocity as much. He allowed a jack to fantasy stud Anthony Rizzo on Friday. Hughes struck out four without a walk for his first win in his last four turns.
June 4 3:27 PM PT4:27 PM MT5:27 PM CT6:27 PM ET18:27 ET22:27 GMT6:27 3:27 PM MST5:27 PM EST5:57 PM VEN2:27 UAE (+1)5:27 PM CT-Hughes had a four-game win streak snapped in a 6-3 loss to Boston.
Analysis: Hughes (4-5, 4.96 ERA) gave up five runs in a season-low 4 1-3 innings against the Red Sox.
Apr. 29 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Hughes has a mild strain of his left hip flexor muscle.
Analysis: Hughes started for the Twins on Wednesday against Detroit. He finished five innings before being removed, throwing 71 pitches, striking out four while allowing seven hits.
Apr. 13 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Hughes fell to 0-2 Sunday after giving up three runs and eight hits over six innings in a 6-2 loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: Hughes is 0-2 with a 5.25 ERA, a surprise particularly with both starts on the road after he posted a 2.78 ERA away from Target Field last year.
Apr. 7 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Hughes was unsurprisingly taken deep twice Monday.
Analysis: Hughes allowed four runs and eight hits in six innings. He struck out six and walked one. Hughes used to allow plenty of homers for the Yankees, though he allowed only 16 a year ago with the Twins.
Feb. 23 1:43 PM PT2:43 PM MT3:43 PM CT4:43 PM ET16:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)3:43 PM CT-The Minnesota Twins have slotted Hughes as their opening day starter.
Analysis: Manager Paul Molitor said Monday that Hughes has been "penciled in" to take the mound on April 6 when the Twins play at Detroit, provided the right-hander stays healthy through spring training. Hughes was 16-10 with a 3.52 ERA in 32 starts last year, setting a major league record with an 11.63 strikeout-to-walk ratio. He threw 73 percent of pitches for strikes, tops among pitchers who faced 500 or more batters.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2007 NYY 5 3 0 - 0 13 13 0 72.2 64 39 36 8 29 0 58 1.28 4.46
2008 NYY 0 4 0 - 0 8 8 0 34.0 43 26 25 3 15 0 23 1.71 6.62
2009 NYY 8 3 3 - 6 51 7 0 86.0 68 31 29 8 28 1 96 1.12 3.03
2010 NYY 18 8 0 - 0 31 29 0 176.1 162 83 82 25 58 1 146 1.25 4.19
2011 NYY 5 5 0 - 0 17 14 1 74.2 84 48 48 9 27 2 47 1.49 5.79
2012 NYY 16 13 0 - 0 32 32 1 191.1 196 101 89 35 46 0 165 1.26 4.19
2013 NYY 4 14 0 - 0 30 29 0 145.2 170 91 84 24 42 4 121 1.46 5.19
2014 Min 16 10 0 - 0 32 32 1 209.2 221 88 82 16 16 1 186 1.13 3.52
2015 Min 10 8 0 - 0 23 23 1 144.1 172 72 72 28 15 0 85 1.30 4.49
Career 82 68 3 - 6 237 187 4 1134.2 1180 579 547 156 276 9 927 1.28 4.34

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 NYY 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 NYY 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 NYY 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 Min 32 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Min 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 237 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2007 NYY Total 1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 5.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 6 1.59
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 5.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 6 1.59
2009 NYY Total 0 1 0 - 1 9 0 0 6.1 11 6 6 1 4 0 7 8.53
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 2.0 5 2 2 0 1 0 3 9.00
    LCS 0 1 0 - 1 3 0 0 2.2 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 3.38
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 1.2 2 3 3 1 2 0 1 16.20
2010 NYY Total 1 2 0 - 0 3 3 0 15.2 18 11 11 1 8 3 12 6.32
    LDS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 0.00
    LCS 0 2 0 - 0 2 2 0 8.2 14 11 11 1 7 3 6 11.42
2011 NYY Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.00
2012 NYY Total 0 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 9.2 7 2 2 2 6 0 9 1.86
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.2 4 1 1 1 3 0 8 1.35
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 3.0 3 1 1 1 3 0 1 3.00
Career 2 4 0 - 1 18 5 0 39.2 41 20 20 5 18 3 38 4.54


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1275 94 87 90.7 60.98
Curveball 316 80 72 76.5 15.11
Changeup 37 88 83 85.5 1.77
Split-Finger 51 86 81 83.9 2.44
Cut Fastball 412 92 84 87.8 19.7

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