Remember when I was ready to exile Phil Hughes to the minor leagues to work on his stuff and remake himself as a starting pitcher? Fun times. Turns out a trip to the hug-tent really was all he needed. Okay, maybe that’s over-simplifying a bit, but whatever Hughes meant when he talked about returning to a “reliever mentality,” his approach on the mound has been noticeably different in his starts since, and the result has been a Hughes that legitimately looks like a young starter with a lot of potential.
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