Joe Hudson

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Joe Hudson
Born: (1970-09-29) September 29, 1970 (age 44)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 10, 1995 for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
August 7, 1998 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 6–7
Earned run average 4.82
Strikeouts 62

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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