September 29, 1970 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|June 10, 1995 for the Boston Red Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 7, 1998 for the Milwaukee Brewers|
|Earned run average||4.82|
Joseph Paul Hudson (born September 29, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1995 through 1998 for the Boston Red Sox (1995–97) and Milwaukee Brewers (1998). Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 175 lb., Hudson batted and threw right-handed. He was selected by Boston in the 1992 draft out of the West Virginia University.
In a two-season career, Hudson posted a 6–7 record with a 4.82 ERA and two saves in 102 relief appearances, including 62 strikeouts, 53 walks, and 127.0 innings of work. He also pitched a shutout inning in the 1995 AL Division Series.
Following his majors career, Hudson pitched from 1998 to 2000 for the Boston, Milwaukee and Texas Triple-A affiliate teams.
Hudson's career was untimely ended by an injury to his pitching arm. He now lives happily in New Jersey with his wife, Kelly, and his 4 children.
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