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Yankees shut down Phil Hughes

Updated: April 26, 2011, 7:21 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Phil Hughes suffered "a setback'' while throwing a bullpen session Monday afternoon and will be shut down for a few days while the New York Yankees try to determine what to do next with their 24-year-old right-hander.

Hughes, who has suffered a mysterious loss of velocity in his fastball throughout spring training and his first three starts this season, described the feeling as "just a lot of deadness" in the area of his right shoulder and bicep. He cut short his throwing session after approximately ...

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