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Hughes Baffles Tigers To Get Yanks Back in Win Column

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Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E N.Y. Yankees « 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 10 0 Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 WP: P. Hughes (5-0) LP: J. Bonderman (1-2)
Phil Hughes improved to 5-0 on the season with another fantastic start. This time he threw seven innings of scoreless ball, allowing just five hits, one walk, and struck out eight. Once again, Hughes threw a steady mix of fastballs and cutters to overpower the Tigers lineup. Of his 101 pitches, 62 were four-seam fastball, 28 were cutters, and just 11 were curves, and he had great command of the zone, throwing 71 of his pitches for strikes. His fastball was very good, averaged 92.94 and topped out a 95.1 mph.

He ran into trouble a couple ...

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