Phil Hughes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Twins trade Phil Hughes to the Padres and get a low-level catcher in return

    ESPN 1500 Twin Cities "The Twins have traded Phil Hughes to the San Diego Padres in a creative deal that nets them a catcher in return. The team added minor league catcher Janigson Villalobos from the Padres in exchange for Hughes, a draft pick and some cash. Here are the full..." May 27

  • Tigers may have interest in Phil Hughes

    Larry Brown Sports "Phil Hughes looked like he had the potential to be one of the best pitchers in baseball early in his career with the New York Yankees, but he has basically had a rough go at it ever since. Still, at least one team may be willing to take a chance on the right-hander. On Monday, the..." May 22

  • Twins designate Phil Hughes for assignment despite owing him more than $22 million

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The lingering uncertainty over Phil Hughes’ role on the Twins is finally over. There isn’t one. The veteran righthander, who hoped to capture a spot in the starting rotation during spring training, then tried to fill a vague, undefined bullpen role when that didn’t..." May 22

  • Twins set to summon Fernando Romero to replace Phil Hughes in rotation

    Twin Cities "Looking for a much-needed jolt to their flagging rotation, the Twins are exiling veteran Phil Hughes to their bullpen and calling up hard-throwing right-hander Fernando Romero to make his major league debut on Wednesday afternoon against the Toronto Blue Jays. “With Phil’s couple of starts, we..." April 30