Dec 5, 2013 at 3:18 pm
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Twins this (Thursday) afternoon are introducing the newest addition to their starting pitching rotation.
Twenty seven year-old right hander Phil Hughes has agreed to a three year contract worth a reported $24 million.
Hughes struggled to a 4-14 record with a 5.19 earned run average with the New York Yankees last season. He has a 56-50 record in his career, including a career high 18 wins and an All Star Game appearance in 2010.
Hughes is the second new addition to the starting rotation. Right hander Ricky Nolasco was introduced at a Target Field news conference Tuesday. Nolasco spent last season with the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers.
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