Over at the Hardball times, there's a quick look at Phil Hughes and two other pitchers (Homer Bailey & Yovani Gallardo) who were also drafted in 2004 and played (and performed well) in Double-A competition in 2006. Nothing real exciting or new in the report if you've been following Hughes for a while but it's nice to know that Yankee fans aren't the only ones getting excited about this kid.

The way his body responds to increased workloads in the coming years will be the most important factor in determining whether or not Hughes fulfills his potential as a front-of-rotation starting pitcher for the Yankees.
Assuming health, I think Hughes is the safest bet to put together above-average seasons at the major league level before age 25.