Hughes hopes to keep ball in park
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Phil Hughes kept giving up homers, and he kept hearing about it from the media in New York.
Now that he's in a pitcher-friendly stadium in more laid-back Minnesota, those problems should subside.
"It's just a different atmosphere over here," the Twins' right-hander said in a quiet clubhouse. "So far, so good."
After seven seasons with the Yankees, Hughes signed a $24 million, three-year contract to make Target Field his new home.
"It's kind of nice ...
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