Phil Hughes was making just his second major league start and appeared on his way to something special. He had no-hit the Texas Rangers for 6 1/3 innings when the unreal happened. Hughes bobbled after he threw a pitch, reached back for his hamstring, and his night was ever.
The young pitcher said he heard a pop and he'll miss the next four to six weeks to recover.Read Full Story
As long as the weather cooperates, Phil Hughes will make his long-anticipated major league debut for the Yankees on April 26, 2007. The 20-year-old pitcher is slated to take the mound against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Hughes is considered one of the hottest young prospects and the Yanks had wanted him to spend more time in the minors first, but injuries have forced his call up to the majors. He'll become the youngest Yankees pitcher to make his debut since the Bronx Bombers used 18-year-old...Read Full Story
Get to know the newest member of the New York Yankees, pitcher Phil Hughes