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Breaking news: Hughes: No thoracic outlet syndrome

The Yankees got good news regarding Phil Hughes. According to a team spokesman, the 24-year-old right-hander tested "negative for all vascular and circulatory conditions,'' meaning he does not have thoracic outlet syndrome, a serious circulatory problem that has severely curtailed the careers of several pitchers. Hughes was in St. Louis today for tests administered by Dr. Robert William Thompson, a vascular specialist. More details to come after the game.