Hughes, 27, hit free agency this winter. While there have been reports of teams such as the Minnesota Twins attempting to sign the pitcher to a two-year deal the pitcher is holding out for a longer contract.
Hughes had a down 2013 season appearing in 30 games and posting a 4-14 record to go with a 5.19 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP.
— Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) November 30, 2013
Teams interested in Hughes will look past his 2013 season and focus on some of the success he had from 2009-2012 when he was 47-29 with a 4.24 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP.