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Phil Hughes Signs Contract Extension with Minnesota Twins

Phil Hughes has signed a contract extension with the Minnesota Twins. The deal adds three years and $42 million to his current contract. Last offseason the Twins inked Hughes to a three year deal worth $24 million. He rewarded them with his best major league season. Now the 28 year-old hurler is under contract through 2019. Hughes will also get limited no-trade protection and a...
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Minnesota Twins Extend Phil Hughes

The Minnesota Twins announced on Monday, that they have signed pitcher Phil Hughes to a contract extension that will keep him in the organization for the next five years. Hughes gets an additional three-years, and $42 million guaranteed tacked onto the two years he had remaining on his current deal. Hughes’ new extension overwrites the next two years of his deal, he’s set to...
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Twins Reward the Phil Hughes Breakthrough

It was an exciting thing that Phil Hughes pulled off — just last season, he finished with the best-ever ratio of strikeouts to walks. It sounds good. It is good. Strikeouts are good! Walks are bad. (For pitchers.) You want to have a lot of the former and few of the latter. There’s no taking […]
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Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins Agree To 5-Year, $58 Million Contract

MINNEAPOLIS — Phil Hughes finished his first season in Minnesota one out shy of a $500,000 bonus. His new deal with the Twins more than takes care of that. The Twins and the 28-year-old right-hander agreed Monday to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in guaranteed money from 2017-19. Hughes went 16-10 with a 3.52 ERA and led the major leagues among qualifying...
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Twins Sign Phil Hughes To 5-Year, $58 Million Extension

On Monday, the Minnesota Twins announced a contract extension with Phil Hughes for 5-years, $58 million. OFFICIAL: The #MNTwins restructure contract and extend @PJHughes45 through 2019! — Minnesota Twins (@Twins) December 22, 2014 The deal adds adds $42 million in guaranteed money from 2017-19. Hughes, 28, went 16-10 with a...
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Report: Phil Hughes Agrees to a 3 Year Extension with the Twins

According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Phil Hughes has agreed to a 3 year/$42 million extension with the Minnesota Twins. Hughes, 28, will make $9.2 million in each of the next two years and then the new extension will pay him $13.2 million a year from 2017 through 2019. After signing with the Twins this past offseason, Hughes had a bounce back year for them going...
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Twins reach extension with Phil Hughes

getty images Twins pitcher Phil Hughes got a new deal from the team this week. Hughes will get three more years with the Twins at a total value of $42 million. He is now under contract for the next five years at a total cost of $58 million. After making the All-Star team in 2010, he fell to 4-14 with a 5.63 ERA in 2013 with the Yankees. Those final years with the Yankees were...
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Twins tack three more years onto Phil Hughes’ contract

After by far the finest year of his career in 2014, Phil Hughes won’t be leaving Minnesota any time soon. Hughes agreed to a three-year, $42 million extension that will be added to the two years remaining on his current three-year, $24 million deal, meaning that he’ll be staying with the Twins until 2019. The extension, first reported by Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News...
Via The Outside Corner
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Player Profile #173: Phil Hughes | SP | MIN

Pressure, expectations, media attention — the only thing that isn’t big about the Big Apple is the ballpark, and all of it proved to be too much for Phil Hughes, who endured seven mostly forgettable seasons in the Bronx. Around this time last year the Hughes sleeper bandwagon picked up its first passengers after the homer-plagued righty signed with the Twins, officially leaving...
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