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Phil Hughes says he's ready to return

Updated: June 30, 2011, 2:17 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

TRENTON, N.J. -- Phil Hughes thinks his next start should be with the New York Yankees.

But the 25-year-old right-hander knows it's not his call.

"Absolutely, if they asked me," Hughes said after throwing 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball during an 88-pitch rehab start for the Trenton Thunder, the Yankees' Double-A affiliate, on Wednesday afternoon. "But I know they won't. I don't make those decisions."

Hughes' latest rehab outing will certainly make the organization's ...

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