Phil Hughes is through two scoreless here at the minor league complex. He just pitched a 1-2-3 second inning and showed a sharp curveball. His last out was a broken bat infield pop that Hughes caught while jogging off the field.
UPDATE, 1:40 p.m.: Hughes just gave up a solo homer in the third inning and followed it with a quick groundout.
UPDATE, 1:45 p.m.: Two-out triple and two-out RBI single off Hughes leaves the Phillies High-A team with a 2-1 lead after three. Cervelli — whos down to catch Hughes — threw out a runner to end the inning. Thats Cervellis second caught stealing of the day.
UPDATE, 2:20 p.m.: Hughes allowed a double in the fourth and a single in the fifth but stranded both runners.
UPDATE, 2:34 p.m.: Hughes just got his fourth strikeout of the day, this one to end the sixth inning. Hes thrown 91 pitches and seems done.