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Phil Hughes hits 95 in first rehab start

Updated: June 20, 2011, 12:28 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The winning lotto number for the New York Yankees on Sunday was 95.

As in miles per hour.

That's how fast starter Phil Hughes threw his highly-scrutinized fastball in his first rehab start.

The 24-year-old righty threw 61 pitches, 41 for strikes in a 4 1/3-inning start for the Staten Island Yankees. He struck out seven Cyclones -- four on crippling breaking balls -- and walked one. He gave up three hits overall. The third was a solo homer over the left field wall ...

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