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Sunday June 16th 2024


Yankees-A’s: Phil Hughes Flirts with No-Hitter As Yankees Beat A’s 3-1

Wednesday night, Phil Hughes made his second start of the season against the Oakland A's and was looking for an even stronger performance from his first start.

Any stronger of a performance, and you would have thought that it was Ron Guidry and not Hughes pitching on the mound.

In case you fell asleep before or during the game and think I am exaggerating, I am not kidding because Hughes in fact, was that good Wednesday night.

After a first inning walk to Daric Barton, Hughes retired the next 20 batters in a row and got to 7 1/3 innings of no hits allowed before an eighth inning come back hit by Eric Chavez broke up the possible historic night.

In the 7 1/3 innings pitched, Hughes allowed the one hit, one run, walked two ...

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