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Hughes 9/1

Posted by Secondary User , 01 September 2014 · 598 views

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8 innings with three unearned runs on one swing of the bat in the 7th were the only blemish for Phil in today's game. He hung a cutter to Nick Hundley two batters after Plouffe air-mailed a double play grounder into right field. Hughes only tallied 5 strike outs over his 8 innings, but once again, didn't walk a batter and only gave up 5 hits.

S for the peripherals, good control numbers, as he surpassed the 70% strike numbers. Foul balls were also down from previous outings with only 14. He had better than usual swinging strike numbers as well, getting up to 11.6%, though Baltimore's 10.7% average undoubtedly helped.

One note, the four unknown pitches come from the first AB of the 8th inning. Not sure what happened