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Phil Hughes exits with stiff back

Updated: October 17, 2012, 10:15 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT-- A stiff back forced New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes to leave Game 3 of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

To start the fourth, Hughes gave up a solo shot to Delmon Young. It was the first run of the game. After walking Andy Dirks, Hughes went up two strikes on Jhonny Peralta.

Seemingly out of nowhere, manager Joe Girardi, pitching coach Larry Rothschild and trainer Steve Donohue emerged from the dugout. They ...

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