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Relief pitcher Daniel Hudson and the Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to a one year, $7 million deal.
Hudson started off the 2021 season strong with the Washington Nationals, with a 2.20 earned run average in 31 relief appearances. Unfortunately it all went downhill when Hudson was dealt to the Padres, where he finished with a 5.21 earned run average.
The San Diego Padres activated right-hander Daniel Hudson from the COVID-19 list Wednesday.
Hudson was dealt to the Padres at the MLB trade deadline. He will be used in high-leverage situations and will work as one of San Diego’s top setup men rest of the season. The 34-year-old owns a 2.20 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, and a 48:7 K: BB across 32 2/3 innings in 2021. Hudson mainly has fantasy value in leagues which reward solds (saves and holds). Drew Pomeranz was placed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Padres RHP Daniel Hudson (COVID-19) threw live batting practice on Monday.
Hudson hasn't appeared with the Padres yet since he was on the COVID-19 IL at the time of the trade. However, he's trending towards a return sometime this week.
Padres RHP Daniel Hudson (COVID-19) threw a bullpen session on Saturday.
Hudson hasn't pitched for San Diego since being acquired at the trade deadline. Saturday's bullpen signals that he's nearing a return, however.
The Padres are acquiring RHP Daniel Hudson from the Nationals.
Washington's fire sale continues. Hudson is currently on the COVID-19 IL, but he has been one of the better relievers in baseball this season. He'll pitch in a setup role in San Diego.