Diamondbacks Re-Sign Daniel Hudson

6:59pm: The Diamondbacks have officially announced the signing.

9:18am: The Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with Daniel Hudson on a minor league contract, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (on Twitter). Hudson is represented by Jet Sports Management.

Hudson, 26, saw his 2012 season cut short by a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow that required Tommy John surgery. After working his way back to health in 2013, Hudson took the mound in a rehab start in early June. That outing lasted just two innings, as Hudson was once again hit with the devastating news of a torn UCL. He underwent his second Tommy John surgery this summer and was non-tendered by Arizona last month.

Hudson had enjoyed a breakout campaign in 2011, totaling 222 innings of 3.49 ERA ball with 6.9 K/9 and 2.0 BB/9 for the Diamondbacks. Originally acquired along with the recently traded David Holmberg in a deal that sent Edwin Jackson to the White Sox, Hudson has a 3.68 ERA in 381 1/3 career innings at the big league level. Hudson stated a preference to remain with the D-Backs shortly before his non-tender. General manager Kevin Towers recently told reporters, including MLBTR's Zach Links, that he hoped to work out a new deal with Hudson.

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6 Comments on "Diamondbacks Re-Sign Daniel Hudson"

1 year 8 months ago

Hopefully this guy regains his form. He really is a talented pitcher.

1 year 8 months ago

Was hoping the Cubs would go after him.

1 year 8 months ago

Yet another overworked young pitcher. Most likely misses most if not all the season.

1 year 8 months ago

Good deal. Glad they worked it out. If he makes a comeback, I wana see him do it in a Dbacks jersey.

1 year 8 months ago

Yeah, still cannot believe the Sox traded Hudson for Jackson.. UGH.
I hope Hudson does well getting back from those injuries.

1 year 8 months ago

So do the Snakes sign another starter like Jimenez? I’m assuming they’ll get outbid for Tanaka…