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Sports Log: Phil Hughes, Minnesota Twins reportedly agree on three-year deal worth $24 million

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Report: Hughes, Twins agree on deal

Phil Hughes and the Twins agreed to a $24 million, three-year deal, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. Hughes still has to pass a physical before the contract can become official. The 27-year-old went 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA last season for the Yankees. He was 1-10 with a 6.32 ERA at Yankee Stadium, so a move to pitcher-friendly Target Field could be exactly what Hughes needs to jumpstart his career. He was an All-Star in 2010 when he went 18-8 with a 4.19 ERA, but Hughes developed shoulder problems in 2011 that limited him to 17 starts and has been underwhelming the past two seasons while also dealing with back problems.

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