Kyle Hudson

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Kyle Hudson
Kyle Hudson on September 12, 2011.jpg
Hudson with the Baltimore Orioles
Free agent
Born: (1987-01-07) January 7, 1987 (age 30)
Mattoon, Illinois
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 4, 2011, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
(through 2011 Season)
Batting average .143
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Kyle Jordan Hudson (born January 7, 1987) is an American professional baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles in 2011.


Hudson played college baseball and college football at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. He started at wide receiver for the Fighting Illini in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

Hudson was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the fourth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.[1]

Hudson was called up to the majors for the first time on September 1, 2011.[2]

Hudson was released by the Orioles as of January 17, 2012.

Texas Rangers[edit]

On January 28, he signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. He also received an invitation to spring training.

Tampa Bay Rays[edit]

On March 31, 2012, Hudson was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays for future considerations.[3]

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

In May 2012, Hudson was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for Rich Thompson.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

Hudson signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in December 2013. On January 22, 2014 he was assigned to AAA Salt Lake Bees. On March 27, 2014 he was demoted to AA Arkansas Travelers. He was released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on July 2, 2014.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

Hudson agreed to a job as a volunteer assistant as the University of Illinois in January 2015[4] though he later, on June 13, 2015, signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He appeared in nine games for the Class-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, exclusively as a pinch runner and was released on August 12.


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