Joe Girardi worried about Phil Hughes

Updated: May 1, 2011, 6:42 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees hope that one of the most burning questions surrounding the team -- "What is wrong with Phil Hughes?" -- will be answered early next week.

Hughes will be examined in St. Louis on Monday by specialist Dr. William Thompson in an effort to determine the cause of his season-long decrease in velocity.

The Yankees believe Hughes may be affected by thoratic outlet syndrome (TOS) and Thomspon is considered an expert on the condition, which affects circulation.

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