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May 21, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes (45) throws during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Photo by: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Hughes, Twins shutout Padres

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The Sports Xchange: SAN DIEGO -- The Minnesota Twins' investment in Phil Hughes is already paying dividends.

For the second time in three starts, the 27-year-old right-hander threw seven shutout innings Wednesday night, and the Twins blanked the Padres 2-0 to complete a sweep of a two-game interleague series at Petco Park.

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