|Apr. 21 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE12:16 PM CT-Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Analysis: Hughes (1-1, 6.43 ERA), who signed a $24 million, three-year deal in December, allowed an RBI single to Omar Infante in the fifth and a two-run homer to Alcides Escobar in the seventh while winning for the first time in 17 appearances. He had lost eight games since that victory on July 2.
|Apr. 16 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET0:06 ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST11:36 PM VEN8:06 UAE11:06 PM CT-Hughes lost to Toronto on Tuesday.
Analysis: Hughes gave up four runs and eight hits with seven strikeouts in five-plus innings. His ERA is an unimpressive 7.20.
|Apr. 10 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET15:30 ET19:30 GMT3:30 12:30 PM MST2:30 PM EST3:00 PM VEN23:30 UAE2:30 PM CT-Hughes again failed to impress Wednesday.
Analysis: Hughes walked three and struck out three in five innings, with five hits surrendered. His ERA is 7.20 and he faces Toronto next. The Blue Jays usually toy with the righty.
|Apr. 4 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET17:34 GMT1:34 10:34 AM MST12:34 PM EST1:04 PM VEN21:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Hughes' Twins debut was unimpressive as he allowed four runs and seven hits over five innings of work in Thursday's win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Seven strikeouts by Hughes was the one saving grace for fantasy owners in a generally mediocre start.