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For Phil, heat is on when heat is gone

Previously winless Red Sox pounce on Yanks' No. 3 starter, who can't find his fastball

Updated: April 9, 2011, 10:16 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- Lost: One fastball, approximately 92-94 mph. Tough to hit. Last seen around June 2010. If found, please return to Philip Joseph Hughes of Tustin, Calif., and the Bronx, N.Y.

It's no longer a joke. Phil Hughes has misplaced his fastball, has no idea where it went and even less of an idea of how to get it back.

"Right now, it's just not there," Hughes said of his wayward No. 1 Express. "And I need to figure it out and figure out what I need to do. Because 89, ...

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