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Phil Hughes held his annual “The Bachelor” party for his Twins teammates

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If you didn’t know, the finale of “The Bachelor” was last night. Phil Hughes, noted Bachelor fan, invited his teammates over to watch.

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Ever watched “The Bachelor”? It’s that show where a random, single, usually white man has thirty or so random women thrown at him and he has to decide which one he wants to marry. I’ve watched it because, frankly, the entire concept (and result) is somehow fascinating, hilarious, and ridiculous all at the same time. Also, I don’t have cable.

You’ve probably heard by now, but Twins pitcher Phil Hughes is a big fan of the show. He held a viewing party last year and even invited then-newcomer ByungHo Park, who probably thought Americans were all bat-shit crazy. Oh, wait, hold on—I’m being told that’s not a “probably” because Park did think that.

If you thought Hughes’s Bachelor fandom was just some one-time, ironic, hipster thing, think again.

As you can see, the usual suspects were in attendance—Glen Perkins, Ryan “The Hurler” O’Rourke, and Brian Dozier. Potential back-up catcher Chris Gimenez was there this year too.

This isn’t just an elaborate joke. Phil Hughes did, in fact, live-tweet the entire episode—so either he’s actually into it, or it’s a really elaborate joke.

Etc., etc., etc...

I didn’t watch the finale myself, because I had dinner plans with my Dad at the same time and was kinda pissed about it I’m not really into that lame stuff, and don’t know what happened... but it looks like Ryan O’Rourke might have puked. Again.

Byungho Park apparently decided to skip this year’s festivities.