Dakota Hudson received an X-ray on his tight right elbow, which came back clean. Hudson experienced some tightness in his elbow and told reporters he had never felt anything like it before. (Jeff Jones on Twitter)
Hudson exited Thursday's start against the Pirates after throwing two scoreless innings with a pair of walks and zero punch outs. The negative X-ray is a good sign but the right-hander will likely undergo further tests before the Cardinals decide what to do next. Consider him day-to-day for now.