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PHIL HUGHES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Imagining Phil Hughes as Cliff Lee

Do you know how preposterous that title would have sounded last offseason? Ridiculous. You might still think it sounds ridiculous. But before you begin drawing conclusions, let me just present you with a few facts about each player and then some tables to support those facts. Cliff Lee You might have forgotten, but Cliff Lee […]
Via Fangraphs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes turns down $500K bonus offer from Twins

As we near the end of Major League Baseball’s regular season, incentive bonuses in player contracts are coming into play with only a few games remaining. In the case of Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes, his 2014 season comes to an end agonizingly short of an additional $500,000. Hughes was to receive the half million […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes Loses Out On $500,000 Bonus Because Of A Rain Delay

God owes Phil Hughes some money. The Minnesota Twins’ ace was cruising along during Wednesday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, pitching eight complete innings of five-hit, one-run ball. He was all set to come out for the ninth when it began to rain. And rain. And rain. The delay lasted 66 minutes, so Twins manager Ron Gardenhire naturally turned to reliever Jared...
Via NESN.com
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain delay costs Phil Hughes shot at $500K bonus

It’s been a rough year for the Minnesota Twins.  They enter play on Wednesday with the second worst record in the American League, having finished fourth or fifth in the AL Central the last four seasons.  One of the team’s bright spots has been Right hand pitcher Phil Hughes, who entered today’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 15-10 record and very respectable...
Via Reading Between The Seams
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Hughes loses mind, sticks out glove to catch rocket gapper to left-center (GIF)

It’s unclear exactly what Minnesota Twins starting pitcher was trying to accomplish during Thursday’s game against the Kansas City Royals, but one thing is certain: It certainly was quite weird. During the bottom of the 6th, Hughes served up a meatball to Royals catcher Sal Perez, who gladly took advantage of the pitch right down […] The post Phil Hughes loses mind, sticks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins: Three prospects that could make an impact this year

Minnesota Twins With two months completed in the regular season, the Minnesota Twins continue to search for a solid win streak and a consistent record above the .500 mark. With much of the season still left to play, there are three prospects that could make an impact in the lineup this year if they were to make an appearance.   Byron Buxton, OF   Prior to the 2014 season, Buxton...
Via isportsweb.com
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Day II in Hell: Imagining future glory days for Joba and Hughes

You get used to the flames, the sulfur stench and the lice. It's the reruns of Geraldo that grate on you. Welcome to Yankiverse Hell, the Chad Curtis/Mel Hall wing. Take a pike, folks. We're going to be here for awhile. Like... eternity.One of the few enduring pleasures is knowing that some guys will escape. I'm thinking of Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes. I bear no...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
November 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Yankees: Finally Girardi knows Hughes stinks

Everybody says that if bird (pigeon if you live in NYC) feces land on your head, or if it rains on your wedding that something good is going to happen. Photograph of Phil Hughes taken on April 29, 2008 at Yankee Stadium..May 1, 2008. Just like it is good luck when you accidentally slip on a big pile of doggie poop, right? Well, earlier today as I innocently was walking down Lexington...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
September 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

Yankees: Hughes starting tonight is a joke

After beating Buck’s Birds for the second night in a row 5-4, plus some key losses, the New York Yankees have propelled themselves to one behind the Phil Hughes pitching on April 18, 2008 against the Baltimore Orioles (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Tampa Bay Rays in the Wild Card standings. Tonight, at Camden Yard, is the last time the Yankees will play the Baltimore Orioles both in...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees cannot afford a Hughes problem again

Don’t you hate it when you are right?  Phil Hughes on the Scranton Yankees (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What about when you are over and over again? Well, once again, I will state that in this situation I would have happily accepted being wrong about Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes ability. But enough is enough. I have been ripped to shreds for my so-called ‘obsession’ with Hughes’...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
September 03, 2013  |  4 Comments
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