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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
19 482 3126.7 222 133 0 3.49 63.4
Birth Date7-14-1975
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
Age44 years, 3 months, 5 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
1999 OAK MLB 21 21 136.3 11 2 0 121 62 132 8 97 8.0 4.1 0.5 8.7 0% .302 1.34 3.47 3.23 77 3.27 63.5 4.4
2000 OAK MLB 32 32 202.3 20 6 0 169 82 169 24 86 7.5 3.6 1.1 7.5 0% .257 1.24 4.41 4.14 85 3.70 71.2 5.6
2001 OAK MLB 35 35 235.0 18 9 0 216 71 181 20 94 8.3 2.7 0.8 6.9 0% .279 1.22 3.64 3.37 82 3.24 67.2 6.6
2002 OAK MLB 34 34 238.3 15 9 0 237 62 152 19 93 8.9 2.3 0.7 5.7 0% .294 1.25 3.69 2.98 89 4.20 90.1 3.7
2003 OAK MLB 34 34 240.0 16 7 0 197 61 162 15 94 7.4 2.3 0.6 6.1 0% .253 1.08 3.44 2.70 81 2.92 61.2 7.5
2004 OAK MLB 27 27 188.7 12 6 0 194 44 103 8 103 9.3 2.1 0.4 4.9 0% .297 1.26 3.50 3.53 88 4.12 84.9 3.4
2005 ATL MLB 29 29 192.0 14 9 0 194 65 115 20 100 9.1 3.0 0.9 5.4 0% .286 1.35 4.29 3.52 96 4.41 94.8 2.4
2006 ATL MLB 35 35 218.3 13 12 0 235 79 141 25 95 9.7 3.3 1.0 5.8 0% .298 1.44 4.51 4.86 94 4.13 84.1 4.0
2007 ATL MLB 34 34 224.3 16 10 0 221 53 132 10 101 8.9 2.1 0.4 5.3 0% .292 1.22 3.38 3.33 84 3.19 65.9 6.3
2008 ATL MLB 23 22 142.0 11 7 0 125 40 85 11 98 7.9 2.5 0.7 5.4 0% .262 1.16 3.80 3.17 90 3.75 79.9 2.8
2009 ATL MLB 7 7 42.3 2 1 0 49 13 30 4 94 10.4 2.8 0.9 6.4 0% .338 1.46 3.78 3.61 89 4.64 99.5 0.4
2010 ATL MLB 34 34 228.7 17 9 0 189 74 139 20 93 7.4 2.9 0.8 5.5 0% .249 1.15 4.11 2.83 97 4.00 90.4 3.4
2011 ATL MLB 33 33 215.0 16 10 0 189 56 158 14 95 7.9 2.3 0.6 6.6 0% .273 1.14 3.35 3.22 93 3.59 83.5 3.8
2012 ATL MLB 28 28 179.0 16 7 0 168 48 102 12 99 8.4 2.4 0.6 5.1 0% .270 1.21 3.82 3.62 101 4.24 97.1 2.0
2013 ATL MLB 21 21 131.3 8 7 0 120 36 95 10 100 8.2 2.5 0.7 6.5 0% .281 1.19 3.43 3.97 97 3.57 85.6 2.2
2014 SFN MLB 31 31 189.3 9 13 0 199 34 120 15 99 9.5 1.6 0.7 5.7 0% .300 1.23 3.51 3.57 95 3.26 79.9 3.7
2015 SFN MLB 24 22 123.7 8 9 0 134 37 64 13 90 9.8 2.7 0.9 4.7 0% .300 1.38 4.56 4.44 105 4.23 98.9 1.2
CareerMLB4824793126.7222133029579172080248968.52.60.76.061%.2801.243.803.49903.7480.863.4

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1997 VAN A- NWN 8 4 28.7 3 1 0 12 15 37 0 3.8 4.7 0.0 11.6 0% .207 0.94 3.09 2.51 0 0.00 0.0
1998 MOD A+ CLF 8 5 37.7 4 0 0 19 18 48 0 4.5 4.3 0.0 11.5 0% -.288 0.98 2.65 1.67 0 0.00 0.0
1998 HUN AA SOU 22 22 134.7 10 9 0 136 71 104 13 9.1 4.7 0.9 6.9 0% -.647 1.54 4.81 4.54 0 0.00 0.0
1999 OAK MLB AL 21 21 136.3 11 2 0 121 62 132 8 97 8.0 4.1 0.5 8.7 0% .302 1.34 3.47 3.23 77 3.27 63.5
1999 MID AA TXS 3 3 18.0 3 0 0 9 3 18 0 4.5 1.5 0.0 9.0 0% -.429 0.67 1.89 0.50 0 0.00 0.0
1999 VAN AAA PCL 8 8 49.0 4 0 0 38 21 61 2 7.0 3.9 0.4 11.2 0% -.429 1.20 2.95 2.20 0 0.00 0.0
2000 OAK MLB AL 32 32 202.3 20 6 0 169 82 169 24 86 7.5 3.6 1.1 7.5 0% .257 1.24 4.41 4.14 85 3.70 71.2
2001 OAK MLB AL 35 35 235.0 18 9 0 216 71 181 20 94 8.3 2.7 0.8 6.9 0% .279 1.22 3.64 3.37 82 3.24 67.2
2002 OAK MLB AL 34 34 238.3 15 9 0 237 62 152 19 93 8.9 2.3 0.7 5.7 0% .294 1.25 3.69 2.98 89 4.20 90.1
2003 OAK MLB AL 34 34 240.0 16 7 0 197 61 162 15 94 7.4 2.3 0.6 6.1 0% .253 1.08 3.44 2.70 81 2.92 61.2
2004 OAK MLB AL 27 27 188.7 12 6 0 194 44 103 8 103 9.3 2.1 0.4 4.9 0% .297 1.26 3.50 3.53 88 4.12 84.9
2004 SAC AAA PCL 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 6.0 6.0 0.0 9.0 0% .222 1.33 4.51 6.00 0 0.00 0.0
2005 ATL MLB NL 29 29 192.0 14 9 0 194 65 115 20 100 9.1 3.0 0.9 5.4 0% .286 1.35 4.29 3.52 96 4.41 94.8
2006 ATL MLB NL 35 35 218.3 13 12 0 235 79 141 25 95 9.7 3.3 1.0 5.8 0% .298 1.44 4.51 4.86 94 4.13 84.1
2007 ATL MLB NL 34 34 224.3 16 10 0 221 53 132 10 101 8.9 2.1 0.4 5.3 0% .292 1.22 3.38 3.33 84 3.19 65.9
2008 ATL MLB NL 23 22 142.0 11 7 0 125 40 85 11 98 7.9 2.5 0.7 5.4 0% .262 1.16 3.80 3.17 90 3.75 79.9
2009 ATL MLB NL 7 7 42.3 2 1 0 49 13 30 4 94 10.4 2.8 0.9 6.4 0% .338 1.46 3.78 3.61 89 4.64 99.5
2009 MYR A+ CRL 2 2 4.7 0 1 0 5 2 3 0 95 9.6 3.8 0.0 5.7 0% .313 1.49 3.35 5.74 101 4.41 92.7
2009 GWN AAA INT 4 4 18.7 1 0 0 24 2 11 0 103 11.6 1.0 0.0 5.3 0% .369 1.39 2.29 3.37 85 4.75 100.0
2010 ATL MLB NL 34 34 228.7 17 9 0 189 74 139 20 93 7.4 2.9 0.8 5.5 0% .249 1.15 4.11 2.83 97 4.00 90.4
2011 ATL MLB NL 33 33 215.0 16 10 0 189 56 158 14 95 7.9 2.3 0.6 6.6 0% .273 1.14 3.35 3.22 93 3.59 83.5
2012 ATL MLB NL 28 28 179.0 16 7 0 168 48 102 12 99 8.4 2.4 0.6 5.1 0% .270 1.21 3.82 3.62 101 4.24 97.1
2012 ROM A SAL 2 2 7.0 0 2 0 13 1 1 0 105 16.7 1.3 0.0 1.3 0% .433 2.00 4.14 7.71 108 7.27 151.3
2012 GWN AAA INT 2 2 10.7 2 0 0 8 5 8 0 103 6.8 4.2 0.0 6.8 0% .235 1.22 3.06 0.84 95 3.47 72.3
2013 ATL MLB NL 21 21 131.3 8 7 0 120 36 95 10 100 8.2 2.5 0.7 6.5 0% .281 1.19 3.43 3.97 97 3.57 85.6
2014 SFN MLB NL 31 31 189.3 9 13 0 199 34 120 15 99 9.5 1.6 0.7 5.7 0% .300 1.23 3.51 3.57 95 3.26 79.9
2015 SFN MLB NL 24 22 123.7 8 9 0 134 37 64 13 90 9.8 2.7 0.9 4.7 0% .300 1.38 4.56 4.44 105 4.23 98.9
2015 SJO A+ CAL 1 1 2.7 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 88 3.4 0.0 0.0 6.8 0% .143 0.38 2.28 0.00 94 3.24 71.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 1969 0.4713 0.4617 0.7844 0.6552 0.2891 0.8701 0.6113 0.2156
2009 603 0.5091 0.4826 0.7801 0.6417 0.3176 0.8528 0.6277 0.2199
2010 3303 0.4765 0.4384 0.8163 0.6309 0.2632 0.8872 0.6615 0.1837
2011 3186 0.4435 0.4498 0.7837 0.6320 0.3046 0.8992 0.5926 0.2163
2012 2614 0.4786 0.4560 0.8272 0.6395 0.2876 0.9088 0.6607 0.1728
2013 1992 0.4523 0.4644 0.7881 0.6260 0.3309 0.9096 0.5983 0.2119
2014 2708 0.4845 0.4767 0.7947 0.6418 0.3216 0.9026 0.5924 0.2053
2015 1841 0.4791 0.4633 0.8101 0.6406 0.3003 0.8973 0.6389 0.1899
Career182160.47040.45800.80060.63740.29840.89520.62330.1994

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-07 2014-09-07 DTD 0 0 Right Hip Soreness -
2014-05-13 2014-05-22 DTD 9 8 Left Hip Strain Hip Flexor - -
2013-07-25 2013-10-08 60-DL 75 61 Right Ankle Surgery Fracture Fibula and Deltoid Ligament After Being Stepped on At 1st Base 2013-07-26 -
2012-07-07 2012-07-13 DTD 6 2 Left Ankle Inflammation Got Cortisone Injection - -
2012-06-06 2012-06-13 DTD 7 7 Left Ankle Inflammation - -
2012-03-26 2012-04-29 15-DL 34 21 - Low Back Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 2011-11-28 -
2012-02-28 2012-03-26 Camp 27 0 - Low Back Recovery From Surgery Herniated Disc 2011-11-28 -
2011-11-28 2011-11-28 Off 0 0 - Low Back Surgery Herniated Disc 2011-11-28 -
2011-09-23 2011-09-23 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Cramp - -
2011-05-21 2011-05-30 DTD 9 7 Low Back Stiffness -
2009-02-26 2009-09-01 60-DL 187 131 Right Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-08-08
2008-07-28 2008-09-28 60-DL 62 57 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-08-08
2008-06-12 2008-06-12 DTD 0 0 Right Forearm Cramp -
2008-06-01 2008-06-01 DTD 0 0 Left Thigh Spasms Hamstring -
2008-04-16 2008-04-16 DTD 0 0 Right Arm Fatigue -
2007-06-14 2007-06-14 DTD 0 0 Right Shoulder Spasms Posterior -
2007-06-09 2007-06-09 DTD 0 0 Left Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball -
2007-05-10 2007-05-10 DTD 0 0 Left Wrist Contusion Batted Ball -
2006-08-23 2006-08-23 DTD 0 0 General Medical Illness Respiratory Illness -
2005-06-14 2005-07-16 15-DL 32 28 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2005-05-24 2005-05-24 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Hyperextension -
2005-03-17 2005-03-17 Camp 0 0 Low Back Tightness -
2004-06-23 2004-08-07 15-DL 45 39 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2003-10-06 2003-10-06 DTD 0 0 Left Abdomen Soreness Oblique -
2003-08-17 2003-08-24 DTD 7 6 Right Wrist Contusion Batted Ball -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 SFN $12,000,000
2014 SFN $11,000,000
2013 ATL $9,000,000
2012 ATL $9,000,000
2011 ATL $9,000,000
2010 ATL $9,000,000
2009 ATL $15,500,000
2008 ATL $15,500,000
2007 ATL $8,500,000
2006 ATL $6,500,000
2005 ATL $6,500,000
2004 OAK $5,000,000
2003 OAK $2,700,000
2002 OAK $875,000
2001 OAK $525,000
2000 OAK $250,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
16 yrPrevious$120,850,000
16 yrTotal$120,850,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
16 y 119 dPaul Cohen2 years/$23M (2014-15)

Details
  • 2 years/$23M (2014-15). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/19/13. 14:$11M, 15:$12M. Award bonuses, including $25,000 for All-Star selection. Full no-trade protection. Hudson to donate $25,000 annually to charity.
  • 3 years/$28M (2010-12), plus 2013 club option. Signed extension with Atlanta 11/12/09. 10-12:$9M annually. 13:$9M club option, $1M buyout. $0.5M bonus with 600 IP in 2010-12. Atlanta exercised 2013 option 10/30/12.
  • 4 year/$47M (2006-09), plus 2010 mutual option. Signed extension with Atlanta 3/05. $10M signing bonus. 06:$4M, 07:$6M, 08:$13M, 09:$13M, 10:$12M mutual option, $1M buyout.
  • 4 years/$9.1M (2001-04), plus 2005 club option. Signed extension with Oakland 8/00. $0.1M signing bonus, 01:$0.5M, 02:$0.85M, 03:$2.7M, 04:$4.55M, 05:$6M club option, $0.4M buyout. Option may increase based on performance (increased to $6.5M). Oakland exercised 2005 option 10/04. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Oakland 12/04.
  • Drafted by Oakland 1997 (6-185).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-06-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some big league starters that remind you of Justin Dunn? Do you think he could be a starter?
(Hank from Kansas)
In terms of size, pretty close to Tim Hudson. In regards to stuff maybe Carlos Carrasco? Has to get bigger and add weight to stay in the rotation long-term. -SG (Live Draft Chat)
2015-04-16 17:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Giants rotation and when/if we might see Yusmeiro Petit?
(wml2000 from NYC)
After Madison Bumgarner it looks really thin, though Jake Peavy and Tim Hudson could certainly surprise us. Chris Heston has shown some velocity improvement and could be better than we were expecting, but I still see him as a back end guy. Tim Lincecum's velo is really down and while the deception is better, I don't trust him much. Who knows when Matt Cain's coming back? I'd love to see Petit in the rotation, but it could be a while if Heston holds up. I'll guess June. (Mike Gianella)
2014-09-15 19:30:00 (link to chat)If we are to refer to good fastballs as "cheese", who throws cheddar, who throws blue, who throws pepperjack, and who throws the clearly inferior American cheese? Asking for a friend.
(Yung Charcuterie from Your friendly neighborhood meat store)
Cheddar would be Yordano Ventura (sharp, in your face). Blu would be Alex Cobb (best left as a complement to other ingredients). Pepperjack would be Tim Hudson (appears underwhelming but very effective). American Cheese would be Bud Norris, for sure. (Ben Carsley)
2014-06-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)In a 5x5 roto league, what is the best strategy for moving up the ladder in WHIP?
(Zeus from Greece)
In a simple sense, it's about acquiring better pitchers. If you're not able to acquire much via the trade market, though, you're wise to look at the reliever market and claim guys who pitch often and limit baserunners. Essentially, the second-tier relievers that everyone largely ignores because they don't accumulate saves. If you can, sacrifice those high-strikeout guys who have lofty WHIPs and acquire someone less exciting like Doug Fister, Tim Hudson, Jason Hammel, etc. The guys that people overlook because of the low Ks. (J.P. Breen)
2014-04-17 12:00:00 (link to chat)Aside from being Paul Goldschmidt's plaything, how good will Tim Lincecum be this year? Improve on last year? There was some suggestion that the presence of Tim Hudson (and his methods) might be of benefit (certainly Hudson has been good so far) - is that asking too much of a veteran teammate? Thanks, again, Matthew.
(Drifter from Long Branch)
I think there's a better Lincecum in there than he's showed over the last couple seasons. This season he's got 17 Ks and one (!) walk in 15 innings, which is terrific. Then you look farther down the list and see he's got a 7.20 ERA because he's given up 12 runs and five homers in those 15 IP. He can clearly still get guys out, but what I keep hearing is that he hasn't ever adjusted to pitching with lesser velocity. The margin for error of a pitcher who throws 90-91 is much less than for a pitcher who can hit 96. The command has to be there and it seems it just isn't. He can't live up in the zone and out over the plate like he used to and unless that changes, it's hard to be optimistic. I do think a change of approach could benefit him, but the Cy Young winner is gone. (Matthew Kory)
2013-12-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which deal do you like better -- the Giants' 2-year/$23 million deal for Tim Hudson or the A's 2-year/$22 million deal for Scott Kazmir? Sub-question, is getting Kazmir at this price better than whatever cost it would have taken to sign Bartolo Colon?
(Greg from San Francisco)
I prefer the Hudson deal. I just trust him more. Kazmir has a great story and I have fond memories of his golden days, but his injury history concerns me more than Hudson's broken ankle does. Plus, I'm not sold that Kazmir is as good as his second-half numbers suggest, or that we should put a ton of emphasis on them-after all, Bruce Chen had a lower OPS-against than Kazmir did, and nobody wants to give him a two-year deal. I view him as more of a no. 4 type, which is fine. I just prefer Hudson's relative safeness.

It depends on what Colon wants. If the money was comparable then I might prefer Colon. But if he wanted 3/45 or something out there like that, well ... (R.J. Anderson)
2013-11-22 14:00:00 (link to chat)Buster Olney said the A's were runners up for getting Tim Hudson. Does that signal they're not confident they can re-sign Bartolo Colon?
(John from San Francisco)
It's tough to be confident about anything regarding Bartolo. At his age, with his repertoire of 85-90% fastballs, and with his "interesting" background, I don't think that they can count on anything for next season. Whether that means that he is priced out of their means or they are just penciling in his innings, either way it makes sense to add some depth. (Doug Thorburn)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)ROS, can you rank Lackey, Porcello, J. De La Rosa, Doubront, Hellickson, Tim Hudson, EJax, Gerritt Cole.
(Brian from Worcester)
Lackey, Cole, Porc, DLR, EJax, Doub, THud, Helly ... I rank Cole so high because if these are the kinds of guys on the wire, you can afford to bet on Cole's upside. If he fails, you just move on. (Paul Sporer)
2013-03-06 20:00:00 (link to chat)In a 4x4 NL only league where K's don't count, is there anyone in the upper middle class ($10-$14) of SP who you especially bump up or down? Names like Tim Hudson, Jeff Samardzija, Josh Beckett, Homer Bailey, Trevor Cahill?
(Scott from LA)
Samardzija gets a lot of his value from his strikeouts, but Cahill and Bailey are two guys I'd give a small bump up to. (Paul Singman)
2012-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)I am betting on Tim Hudson / Ted Lilly in my deep league (20*35) in CBS. Tell me something I can hope for in the 2nd half of season.
(Tango from Seattle)
Neither one will be on a team-imposed innings limit? Really, though, drafting Ted Lilly is a sign of a smart fantasy manager. Or an autodrafter, I guess. (Sam Miller)
2012-03-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Players like Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon will/may miss chunks of the season but for different reasons. Which older players with either reduced roles or other circumstances limiting games played are worth gambling on this season?
(Tony035 from Toronto, ON)
Juan Pierre is interesting in Philadelphia, at least for the first couple months of the year for cheap steals. Tim Hudson might miss a month of the year, but he'll be good when he's healthy, and he came pretty cheap in LABR this weekend ($7). A.J. Burnett same deal ($3), but I like him in the NL and PNC Park. (Derek Carty)
2012-02-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Braves starting rotation on opening day looks like....
(Trey from Texas)
Good question. Tim Hudson just said he's going to miss the first month, so my best guess is that Jair Jurrjens, Tommy Hanson, Brandon Beachy and Mike Minor are all in there, with Randall Delgado, Julio Teheran, and perhaps Kris Medlen competing for the five spot. Wouldn't surprise me at all if the kids were to start the season in the minors because of the way that April off days limit fifth starters anyway. (Jay Jaffe)
2011-01-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hi Marc, 2 Scoresheet keeper league questions. Team 1: Protect Tim Hudson or Sean Marshall? Team 2: Pick one from among Vernon Wells, Travis Snider, Adam Lind and Felix Pie. Thanks for the chat!
(rrydelek from Maryland)
You might want to ask Rob McQuown for help on this one. I'm still just learning Scoresheet and I expect to get destroyed this year. Rob knows what he's doing. (Marc Normandin)
2010-11-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)WTG: Hisashi Iwakuma. What's his upside?How good are his secondary pitches?
(leites from New York)
Breaking ball is solid, that split/change thing he throws is a true plus pitch and the command/control is outstanding. Highest praise I've heard is a Tim Hudson comp, lowest I've heard is a solid No.4 starter. (Kevin Goldstein)
2010-08-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)In my keeper league I'm allowed to keep 2 pitcher and 2 position players (with subsequent "raises" of $2 or $5). Who to keep out of the following, current salaries listed: Pos: Rasmus ($2), Youklis ($4--DL waiver wire steal), Votto ($24), Tulo ($32). Pitcher: Niemann ($8), Hudson ($7), Buchholz ($5), Colby Lewis ($3).
(Andy from Chicago)
Rasmus, Youkilis. Buchholz, Lewis. That's the best combination of talent/contracts you have. Votto's fantastic, but getting Youkilis for $20 less is huge. Tim Hudson has been having a great season, but it's not the kind you should be betting on happening again next year. Lewis will do more for you in terms of whiffs. (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Dynasty league question: Would you rather have Aroldis Chapman or Mike Leake over the next six years?
(Dennis from LA)
Chapman for upside. I think Leake is basically Tim Hudson. He's really good and really polished already, but how much better do you think a groundball guy without a true out pitch is going to get? If you want the safer pick, Leake is a great one, but he's up now because he's basically a finished product. (Marc Normandin)
2010-05-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Tim Hudson keep up this type of performance? I know he's never been a true strikeout pitcher, but a 23 to 21 K/BB ratio in 55 innings is a little concerning, isn't it?
(John from NH)
Yeah, you figure it's going to catch up with him at some point but he's still good enough to be successful _ though not as successful as he has been so far _ without a huge strikeout rate but he needs to get the walks down. (John Perrotto)
2010-02-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)You think Tim Hudson bounces back to old form? Braves' hopes could hinge on it.
(AJ from Athens)
Yeah, if you apply the aging curve to him. No reason to think Tommy John is any different on him than anyone else. Remember, this guy had a LOT of mechanical questions coming out of Auburn and he held up ok. (Will Carroll)
2009-09-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Tim Hudson? Should we prepare for a Big comeback in 2010?
(Tim from Queens)
I suspect he'll be a worthwhile third starter again, and as a result, someone on the cusp of getting eight large per annum from his next employer. This winter's free-agent market's going to be a bit fun/funny, in that somebody's going to get a Suppan-sized deal the team will regret; if that's Jason Marquis or Rich Harden, I wouldn't be surprised, but it won't be Tim Hudson. (Christina Kahrl)
2009-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Tim Hudson due back later this year from TJ...starter or reliever...any word on his progress?
(DB from DC)
September and role TBD. There have been the occasional mentions of John Smoltz when it comes to Hudson's return, but aside from the logo on their caps, I'm not sure they have much in common. (Will Carroll)
2009-06-03 15:00:00 (link to chat)How much can/should the Braves expect from Tim Hudson after his return?
(D from Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Area)
While he'll probably be back before then, I wouldn't expect we'll see Hudson-like performances until the last month or so. (Jay Jaffe)
2009-05-21 14:00:00 (link to chat)Joe, with Brad Pitt signed on to play Billy Bean in the movie version of "Moneyball", does that mean he won't be available to play you in the off-Broadway version of "BP"? Is the fallback Gilbert Gottfried??
(Tim from DC)
I love that casting. I presume this means I have a shot to play Tim Hudson. What's Billy, eight inches taller than Pitt?

Wrong Billy Bean(e), by the way.

I'm pretty sure Paul Giamatti or Jason Alexander plays me in the movie. Carrot Top goes all Brando to play Young Gary, David Wells makes his theatrical debut as Will, and Cate Blanchett plays Christina. I'll stop there. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-11-03 13:30:00 (link to chat)I think in the past you've said Beane's worst trade was dealing Bonderman to the Tigers. Given that he has seemingly regressed since 2006, and the absolutely negligible value they got for Tim Hudson (Marlins just claimed Dan Meyer, hence what sparked the question), do you still believe the Bonderman deal was worse?
(Dave from Chicago)
Which part of this is more bittersweet, that there are potentially multiple answers, or that to take the contra, I have to "root" for Bonderman to bounce back and make the A's look worse? It makes for a list not unlike the worse parts of Brad Pitt's career--there's plenty of reason for regret to go around. (Christina Kahrl)


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