Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:52:36 -0800
Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes is ditching his slider this year in favor of a cutter and curveball, and he threw around seven to eight curveballs in his intrasquad outing Thursday, Feb. 27, and will continue to mix the pitch in this spring. He threw his slider a career-high 23.8 percent last season and didn't throw a cutter at all. Hughes threw a cutter 16.1 percent of the time during his All-Star season in 2010.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:35:05 -0800
Minnesota Twins SP Phil Hughes is expected to arrive at the team's spring training facility early, perhaps as soon as Thursday, Feb. 6.
Sun, 05 Jan 2014 19:45:20 -0800
The Minnesota Twins are still very high on free-agent SP Bronson Arroyo (Reds), but it is uncertain what the veteran pitcher would accept and how much the team has left to spend after adding SPs Phil Hughes, Ricky Nolasco and Mike Pelfrey during the offseason.
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:09:15 -0800
The Minnesota Twins may try to re-sign free-agent SP Mike Pelfrey even though they have added SPs Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes this offseason.
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:06:41 -0800
The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with free-agent SP Phil Hughes (Yankees) on a three-year deal worth $24 million.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:51:35 -0800
The Minnesota Twins are still expected to pursue free-agent SP Phil Hughes (Yankees) even though they signed SP Ricky Nolasco.
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:40:52 -0800
The Minnesota Twins are interested in pretty much all free-agent pitching this offseason, with SPs Bronson Arroyo (Reds), Ricky Nolasco (Dodgers) and Matt Garza (Rangers) being linked to them the most. They've also asked about free-agent SPs Ervin Santana (Royals) and Ubaldo Jimenez (Indians), as well as SPs Phil Hughes (Yankees), Scott Feldman (Orioles) and Mike Pelfrey (Twins).
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 10:14:17 -0800
The Miami Marlins have expressed interest in free-agent SP Phil Hughes (Yankees) and C Dioner Navarro (Cubs).
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:23:01 -0800
The New York Mets like free-agent SP Phil Hughes (Yankees) and prefer signing him over free-agent SP Bronson Arroyo (Reds).
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:23:14 -0800
Free-agent SP Matt Garza (Rangers) is open to returning to the Minnesota Twins, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations. The Twins have met with Garza's representatives this week during the GM meetings but have yet to make an offer. Minnesota hasn't made offers to free-agent SPs Phil Hughes (Yankees), Jason Vargas (Angels), Bronson Arroyo (Reds) or Ubaldo Jimenez (Indians), either.