The Minnesota Twins have traded right handed pitcher Phil Hughes to the San Diego Padres. The Twins designated Huges for assignment last monday after a shaky start to the season, with no decisions and a 6.75 ERA in 12 innings..

In addition the Padres also received $14.5 million from the Twins, and Minnesota's 74th pick in next month's draft.

In exchange, the Twins acquired 21-year old minor league catcher Janigson Villalobos, who will join the Gulf Coast League Twins.

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