Dusty Hughes (baseball)

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Dusty Hughes
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Hughes with the Kansas City Royals
Born: (1982-06-29) June 29, 1982 (age 34)
Tupelo, Mississippi
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 6, 2009, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
May 27, 2011, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2–5
Earned run average 4.99
Strikeouts 60

Dustin Robert "Dusty" Hughes (born June 29, 1982) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.


Kansas City Royals[edit]

Hughes was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round of the 2003 MLB Draft. On September 6, 2009 Hughes made his Major League debut against the Los Angeles Angels. Hughes threw 413 innings in relief, allowing just one hit and struck out five batters.[1]

Minnesota Twins[edit]

On January 26, 2011, Hughes was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins. He played 126 games in the 2011-2012 season, all of his appearances in relieving positions.

Atlanta Braves[edit]

After the season, he signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves.


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