Phil Hughes News Archive
Hughes (shin) has been cleared to make his next start Wednesday at Kansas City, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire sounded optimistic Friday that Hughes will make his next scheduled start after taking a liner off his shin during Thursday's start, Fox Sports North's Tyler Mason reports.
Updating a previous report, Hughes exited Thursday's game due to a right shin contusion, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Hughes left Thursday's game in the fourth inning after getting hit in the leg with a line drive, the Twins' official site reports.
Hughes allowed five earned runs and 11 hits over seven innings Saturday in a loss to the Rays.
Despite allowing 10 hits and five earned runs over five innings, Hughes (10-5) came away with the win Sunday against the Rockies. He struck out six and didn't issue a single free pass.
Hughes (9-5) tossed 7.1 scoreless innings Tuesday against the Mariners. He allowed eight hits, struck out eight and didn't issue a single walk.
Hughes (8-5) was lit up for seven runs on eight hits and a walk over 6.1 innings Thursday against the Yankees.