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Cardinals RHP Dakota Hudson (elbow) is ahead of schedule in his rehab from Tommy John surgery.
Hudson underwent Tommy John surgery in September and is expected to miss the 2021 season. He’s ahead of schedule in his rehab and will play catch next month. Hudson has progressed well in his recovery from Tommy John surgery and could enter 2022 Spring Training with no restrictions. The 26-year-old owned a 2.77 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 31:15 K:BB across 39 innings in 2020.
Dakota Hudson, who underwent Tommy John surgery in September, has been progressing "really well" in his rehab. The hope is that he can start doing long toss by the middle of March, per beat Jim Hayes of Fox Sports Midwest.
Hudson is a long shot to pitch in 2021 after undergoing surgery in late September but it's nice to hear he's making such good progress in his rehab. The 26-year-old righty was was solid for the Cardinals last season before going down. He posted a 2.77 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 31 strikeouts across 39 innings of work.
Dakota Hudson, who's been out since September 18th with a right forearm strain, will undergo Tommy John surgery on Monday after seeking a second opinion.
Surgery was always the likely option for the young right-hander, even though he sought a second opinion for his strained elbow. He was solid for the Cards this year with a 2.77 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 31 strikeouts across 39 innings.
According to Cardinals reporter Jeff Jones, Dakota Hudson saw Dr. Paletta and plans to get a second opinion. After a second evaluation, there should be a surgery announcement.
It's easy to read between the lines here with Hudson after a decent 2020 season. He finished with a 2.77 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 31 strikeouts in 39 innings.
Dakota Hudson (forearm) was transferred from the 10-day IL to 45-day IL on Tuesday to make room for Kodi Whitley on the active roster.
Hudson finishes the season 3-2 with a 2.77 ERA over 39 innings pitched. He has been sent for an MRI on his forearm and his status for next season is up in the air until the results of the MRI are known.