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Hughes Dominant In Latest Rehab Start

Phil Hughes' rehab tour continued on Tuesday night when he made his fourth start, this time in Triple-A. Hughes did not disappoint the crowd of over 9,000 in Scranton, pitching six shutout innings, fanning seven, while giving up just two hits and a walk. The start paced the local Yankees to a 4-0 win over Louisville, but clearly the story of the night was Hughes.

Phil Hughes threw 73 pitches on the night, 54 of which registered for strikes. He went through the first three innings retiring nine straight batters before giving up his first hit to the leadoff batter in the fourth. He then proceeded to retire the next three batters to get out of the inning. The only excitement Hughes created on the night came in the fifth, when he started off the inning... Recommended Stories

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