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As Twins season ends, player’s bonus is the only drama

The game didn't mean anything at Target Field this afternoon. The Twins were never in a pennant race this year and this was the last game of the year for the team in Minnesota. But it meant something to Phil Hughes. If Hughes got one man out in the 9th inning, he'd earn another $500,000 from the Twins under the terms of his contract, an incentive to stay healthy during the year and contribute to the squad.