Tim Hudson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zito, Hudson to square off against each other on Saturday

    San Jose Mercury News "The Giants-A's series at the Oakland Coliseum this weekend will be a great one for nostalgia buffs. Giants right-hander Tim Hudson will square off against A's lefty Barry Zito on Saturday at 1:05 p.m., then Hudson, Zito and Mark Mulder -- the A's one-time fabulous Big Three -- will be honored..." September 23

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Crawford could play tomorrow, Friday is more likely. Panik having more tests so Giants can form best rehab plan. Hudson should start Sunday.

  • Hip issue could keep Hudson from next start

    CSN Bay Area "Tim Hudson said he can see the finish line of his career. Monday's final pitch came earlier than expected, though. Hudson dealt with familiar hip discomfort from the second inning on and was pulled amid fifth-inning struggles. After a 5-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds, Hudson said the issue..." September 15

  • Tim Hudson ready to retire: 'It's the right thing to do'

    Sporting News "Tim Hudson didn't look like a man ready to hang it up Tuesday night. Making his first start for the Giants in six weeks, the veteran right-hander allowed one run in six innings against the Diamondbacks and hit a home run for good measure. But he made clear afterward that this, his 17th major..." September 09

  • Hudson to start Tuesday in place of Vogelsong

    CSN Bay Area "Tim Hudson has long said that this will be his final season in the big leagues. The Giants are going to give the 40-year-old right-hander a chance to finish it as a starter. Hudson will start Tuesday in Phoenix in place of Ryan Vogelsong, who came out of the bullpen in the seventh inning of..." September 08

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    Bruce Jenkins @Bruce_Jenkins1

    Bochy said he and Hudson talked about getting some relief work -- and also at least one start -- down the stretch.

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    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    Tim Hudson said he's OK going on DL to create roster spot for Leake. I asked what's the injury. He said, "Lets pick one." #sfgiants

  • Giants activate Hudson for Monday's start against Padres

    The Score "San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Hudson was activated from the disabled list Monday for the club's series opener in San Diego. Hudson, who's been on the DL since July 3 with a right shoulder strain, hasn't pitched since suffering the loss in his June 26 outing. He had also complained of..." July 20

  • Giants’ Cain, Peavy seem destined to displace Hudson, Lincecum

    San Francisco Chronicle "Matt Cain and Jake Peavy each will make one more rehab start for Triple-A Sacramento, then join the rotation on a timetable that suggests they will replace Tim Hudson and Tim Lincecum. Manager Bruce Bochy said the club tentatively plans to have one of the rehabbing pitchers return July 2 at..." June 24

  • Giants' Hudson 'pretty pleased' after first bullpen session

    CSN Bay Area "Eli Whiteside settled into a squat, put his glove out in front of his left knee, and caught a Tim Hudson fastball that was right on target. Whiteside, the new bullpen catcher, moved his glove to the other side of the plate, and Hudson painted another imaginary corner. That was the routine..." February 26

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    Chris Haft/SF Giants @sfgiantsbeat

    Bochy admitted Hudson was behind in his preseason preparation due to R ankle surgery but said Vogelsong or Petit could step in

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    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    Tim Hudson had surgery on right ankle to remove bone spurs. Eight weeks of recovery. #sfgiants

  • Giants RHP Hudson eyes retirement after 2015 season

    Covers.com "San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Hudson is leaning toward the 2015 season being his last in the major leagues. The 39-year-old veteran said Tuesday at a charity event at Auburn, where he played college baseball, that he plans to complete a two-year, $23 million contract with the Giants and..." November 18

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    ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

    Tim Hudson (age 39) surpasses Roger Clemens as oldest pitcher to start a World Series winner-take-all game

  • Hudson's up-and-down LCS debut ends in joy

    CSN Bay Area "In the end, Tim Hudson could smile. His first career start in a League Championship Series didn’t follow the script he would have preferred. But the scoreboard dictates the mood for the Giants right-hander, who’s in the twilight of his career and experiencing his first deep playoff..." October 15

  • Hudson finally gets to experience postseason joy

    CSN Bay Area "Playoff success has come so quickly for so many players inside the Giants clubhouse. Then there’s 39-year-old Tim Hudson, who was savoring Tuesday’s 3-2 victory over the Nationals for reasons many of his younger teammates simply can’t relate to. The Giants wrapped up their National League..." October 08

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    John Shea @JohnSheaHey

    Tim Hudson said he's fit to start Thursday after throwing all pitches in bullpen session today. Said didn't even think about hip. #SFGiants

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    Henry Schulman @hankschulman

    BREAKING: Hudson's start tomorrow to be skipped due to hip sprain. #sfgiants

  • Giants, Tim Hudson in agreement on two-year contract

    CSN Bay Area "Tim Hudson leads all active major league pitchers with 205 career victories. Count on his next one coming in a Giants uniform. The Giants wanted three attributes as they shopped for their rotation: experience, durability and the willingness to put pen to contract. They convinced Hudson to make..." November 19

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    David O'Brien @ajcbraves

    Hudson on #Braves: "It was tough leaving. The fans there supported me and my family like crazy. And some of the best teammates in the world"

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #SFGiants, Tim Hudson close on two-year, $23 million contract. Still language to be resolved. First reported @JohnAllenKCNBC

  • Sources: SF Giants target Tim Hudson willing to move west

    San Francisco Chronicle "One of the Giants’ chief pitching targets is Tim Hudson. Two potential obstacles to signing him appear to be non-issues now. First, sources said, the Alabama native and Georgia resident is willing to move across the country again to pitch for the right team. Second, the Braves apparently offered..." November 12

  • How much should the Braves want Tim Hudson?

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "What’s the right price for another year of Tim Hudson’s services? He made $9 million in 2013, which was a reasonable-but-not-lavish salary for a starting pitcher of his pedigree. But now he’s a starting pitcher who will turn 39 in July and who’s coming off a broken ankle. He's also a free..." November 08

  • Braves want Tim Hudson back, won't make qualifying offer

    CBS Sports "The Braves have expressed an interest in bringing back recuperating veteran starter Tim Hudson, sources confirm. The Braves probably don't see him as a staff ace anymore, but he is a beloved leader of a rather young clubhouse. Hudson, 38, received a one-year offer from the Braves and also..." November 04

  • Royals interested in Tim Hudson

    Royals Review "It's time for some Monday afternoon free agency rumors; the Kansas City Royals are apparently pursuing free agent starting pitcher Tim Hudson, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Bowman writes that the Royals and the Cleveland Indians have shown the most interest in the starting pitcher, although..." November 04

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    David O'Brien @ajcbraves

    #Braves Wren indicated interest in re-signing Tim Hudson

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    MLB Network Radio @MLBNetworkRadio

    Hudson on being ready for spring training: "We're looking at being totally healed from this thing at the end of Nov or beginning of Dec."

  • Braves' Tim Hudson suffers broken ankle in collision

    MLB.com "Instead of celebrating what had the makings to be one of Tim Hudson's finest starts this season the Braves experienced the nightmare of seeing Hudson carted off the field with a right ankle fracture. The Braves tweeted after the game that Hudson will have surgery in Atlanta when the swelling in..." July 25

  • Gonzalez understands Hudson’s frustration

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Tim Hudson didn’t appreciate being taken out of Saturday’s game after 5 2/3 innings and blew off some steam in his post-game interview about it. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Sunday morning he would have preferred Hudson didn’t voice his displeasure through the media, but he didn’t have any..." July 01

  • Braves' Hudson withstanding the test of time

    MLB.com "The 37-year-old righty sat in an empty family waiting room of an equally empty Turner Field, a full five hours before Saturday's game against the Giants. He was here to discuss his remarkable longevity in a game that is often punctuated by one-hit wonders, would-be stars that fizzled before..." June 18

  • Hudson wins 200th game, and homers too

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Apparently, the man just wanted a little drama. Tim Hudson came up short his first two attempts at 200 wins, both on the road, but his third try Tuesday night at Turner Field played out like one long tribute to the many facets of Hudson’s game. He dominated the Nationals in an 8-1 victory..." May 01

  • Hudson named Opening Day starter

    MLB.com "Kris Medlen might have already established himself as the rotation’s ace. But as the Braves approach what has the potential to be a memorable season, they have decided to give their veteran Tim Hudson the honor of being their Opening Day starter. Manager Fredi Gonzalez announced Thursday..." March 21

  • Signs point to Hudson for Opening Day start

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "We should know the Braves’ Opening Day starter soon. Very soon. Either manager Fredi Gonzalez will just announce it in next day or two, or when the Braves announce pitching plans for the next several days it’ll become pretty obvious how the rotation will look to open the season. For me, all signs..." March 21

  • Braves' Hudson pleased with work, if not results

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "To be 37 years old, 15 months removed from major back surgery and a few years after reconstructive elbow surgery, and to throw 79 pitches on March 4 without any worries, says much about the enduring ability of Tim Hudson and his current physical state. He wasn’t too pleased with the results:..." March 05

  • Atlanta Braves Announce Spring Training Rotation; Who Will Start Opening Day?

    Talking Chop "The Atlanta Braves official Twitter feed announced the Spring Training rotation of Fredi Gonzalez this afternoon: This includes Tim Hudson receiving the start for the first Spring Training game this Friday. Counting forward every five days from that first Spring game to opening day at Turner..." February 19

  • Hudson plans to make the most of 2013 season

    MLB.com "All of this seemed ridiculously improbable when Tim Hudson graduated from high school with the reality that his only chance to play baseball at the next level was being offered by Chattahoochee Valley Community College in his hometown, Phenix City, Ala. Those who understood the heart and..." February 13

  • Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson Isn't Happy With PED Usage

    Talking Chop "Tim Hudson is one of the more respected players around Major League Baseball. With the recent news of Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez and other MLB stars being linked to performance enhancing drugs (again), Hudson had some things to say in a recent radio segment on MLB Network Radio. "Well, I'm..." February 03

  • Braves 2012 Player Review: Tim Hudson

    Talking Chop "After completing his eighth season for the Braves, it's easy to gloss over Tim Hudson's base stats, and simply think "good 'ol reliable Huddy." And it's not entirely wrong either, because according to his base stats, Tim Hudson looked like more of the usual solid work he had given to the Braves..." November 05

  • Hudson hopes for extension, wants to finish as Brave

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "He's Southern through and through, and Braves pitcher Tim Hudson would like to keep it here for the rest of his career. The Braves are expected to pick up a $9 million team option on Hudson's contract for 2013, relatively inexpensive for a pitcher of his pedigree. But at age 37, it's uncertain..." October 16

  • Hudson wins duel, Braves close in on playoff berth

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It was the Phillies who finished off the Braves last year, sweeping them on the last weekend of the season to end the Braves' 10-20 slide and give St. Louis the wild-card berth on the final day of the season. Still, the Braves' satisfaction in taking two of three from the Phillies this weekend..." September 24

  • Hudson Wins 16th, Braves Earn One-Run Victory Over Phillies

    Talking Chop "Tim Hudson had one of his best games of the year, besting Cliff Lee in the finale of their three-game series with Phillies by allowing just two hits and pitching into the eighth inning. He earned his 16th win of the season in the process, helping the Braves earn a 2-1 victory. Atlanta struck..." September 23

  • Chipper, Hudson deliver in Braves win over Astros

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Chipper Jones sure isn't hitting like this is his final season. The Braves third baseman had a two-run double in the third inning to spark a 4-1 victory over the Astros on Friday night. Jones has has hit safely in 27 of the past 31 games. During the stretch, which began June 19, Jones has a..." August 04

  • Hudson bows up as Braves beat Marlins 4-3

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "On a night when neither veteran pitcher had his best stuff in the early innings, Tim Hudson did what he often does. He persevered and got better as the night wore on, retiring the last 16 batters he faced. Hudson gave up three runs in the first two innings and nothing over the next five in a..." July 25

  • Hudson pitches shutout and Uggla unloads on his former team

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Before Giancarlo Stanton became Miami's slugger du jour, Dan Uggla was good for 30-plus homers a year for the Marlins. On Tuesday, he reminded everyone in South Florida what kind of damage he could do. Uggla had four hits, two home runs and five RBIs, and Tim Hudson pitched a five-hit complete..." June 06

  • Braves win behind Hudson gem, Tampa Bay blunder

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Tim Hudson won a pitchers' duel with All-Star David Price and got support in the form of a home run from old pal David Ross. But the most important play in Sunday's 2-0 win against Tampa Bay turned out to be a baserunning mistake by the Rays, for which the Braves felt fortunate. With the bases..." May 21

  • Hudson's gem wasted in 1-0 loss to shifty Cubs

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves got a vintage Tim Hudson pitching performance Wednesday at Wrigley Field, but it went wasted in a 1-0 loss to the Cubs. They didn't hit a lot of balls hard against left-hander Paul Maholm. And on most occasions when they did, there was usually Cubs defender waiting to snag it...." May 10

  • Tim Hudson wins in return; Braves in 1st-place tie

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves didn't give Tim Hudson much run support in his first game off the disabled list, failing to take advantage of prime scoring opportunities. But they were up against Pittsburgh, and it doesn't take much to outscore these Pirates. Dan Uggla's bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning put..." April 30

  • Braves happy to get their "bulldog" Hudson back

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Tim Hudson might have spent a little more time bobbing and weaving – as he would say – than he wanted to Sunday against the Pirates, but he brought maturity, some stability, and a little of fire back to the Braves rotation. Making his first start since November back surgery, Hudson worked five..." April 30

  • Hudson strong at Gwinnett; Jurrjens on the way there

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "So much for easing his way back into the Braves' rotation. Tim Hudson took the mound Tuesday night in the final outing of his minor league rehabilitation stint in Gwinnett with a little more at stake. As the veteran gears up to come off the disabled list Sunday against the Pirates, the Braves..." April 25

  • Hudson nearing return; whither Delgado?

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "After pitching five good innings for Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday, Tim Hudson is expected to make one more rehab start before returning to the Braves rotation April 29th or 30th against Pittsburgh. It's been presumed that Randall Delgado would be sent down to Triple-A when Hudson returns, and..." April 20