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BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Another Yankee To Start Season On DL

Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes will join Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on New York’s disabled list for the start of the season.

03/27/2013

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Hughes OK After Being Hit In Back

Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes appeared to escape without injury when he was hit in the lower back by a one-hop comebacker in a simulated game.

03/18/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 6:  Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium May 6, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Phil Hughes

Hughes Throws Off Mound, Says He Is Pain-Free

Yankees starter Phil Hughes has thrown 27 pitches off a bullpen mound three weeks after being diagnosed with a bulging disk in his upper back.

03/11/2013

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hughes: I’ll Throw Off Mound Saturday

Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes says he is scheduled to throw off a mound Saturday for the first time since being sidelined by a bulging disk in his upper back three weeks ago.

03/06/2013

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hughes Suffers Bulging Disk; Out For Two Weeks

New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes could be sidelined for two weeks because of a bulging disk that will be treated with anti-inflammatory medication.

02/20/2013

Joe Girardi (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images Sport)

Four Pitchers Compete For Three Spots In Yankees Rotation

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his rotation might not be finalized until the end of spring training.

03/24/2012

Phil Hughes (Nick Laham/Getty Images Sport)

Girardi Sees More “Edge” In Hughes This Year

Joe Girardi rarely goes public with criticism of one of his players, so it was nusual Tuesday when the New York Yankees manager detailed his unhappiness with the physical condition of Phil Hughes last year.

03/06/2012

Luis Padua, Tory Keith, Willie Hughes (Courtesy Connecticut State Police)

Two Escapees In Custody; Three Remain At Large

Connecticut State Police say a second inmate is in custody after turning himself in a day after escaping a halfway house in Hartford.

08/15/2011

Jorge Posada grand slam (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Yankees Snap Rays’ Win Streak

Jorge Posada hit a grand slam and drove in six runs and Phil Hughes pitched six effective innings to help the Yankees to a 9-2 victory that ended the Tampa Bay Rays’ five-game winning streak.

08/13/2011

Phil Hughes (Rich Schultz/AP Photo)

Hughes Back From Yankees Disabled List

Phil Hughes is back on the mound for the New York Yankees, activated to start against the Cleveland Indians.

07/06/2011

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