Who is Daniel Hudson?
Daniel Hudson is an American competent baseball pitcher of MLB (Major League Baseball) for the Washington Nationals. He was born on March 9, 1987, in Lynchburg, Virginia, as Daniel Claiborne Hudson. The Chicago White Sox alternated Daniel in the fifth round of the 2008 MLB (Major League Baseball). In 2009, he debuted in MLB.
|Celebrated Name||Daniel Hudson|
|Birth Date||March 9, 1987|
|Birth Place||Lynchburg, Virginia|
|Full Name||Daniel Claiborne Hudson|
Daniel enrolled in Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Later, he enrolled in Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. During his college, he played basketball for the Old Dominion Monarchs. In total, Daniel completed his college career second all-time in strikeouts with 295, seventh in innings pitched with 292. Also, sixth in games started at 40. Furthermore, he had a 3.79 earned run average and a win-loss record of 20-14.
Professional career of Daniel Hudson
Draft and minor leagues
Daniel was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the fifth round of 2008 MLB. Remaining season of 2008, he was forged to White Sox rookie-level associate. He had 5-4 and an ERA of 3.36 in 14 starts.
Likewise, Daniel started his 2009 season with the Kannapolis Intimidators and posted 1.23 ERA in four starts. Later, he promoted to the Winston-Salem Dash. He there posted 3.40 ERA in 8 starts. Again then, he moved up to the Double-A Birmingham Barons. He had a record of 7-0 with 1.60 ERA in nine starts. Later, he promoted to Tripple A and posted an ERA of 3.00 in five starts.
Chicago White Sox
On September 3, 2009, The White Sox promoted Daniel to the major for the first time. On September 4, 2009, he chucked two innings of scoreless levels in his debut. Likewise, on September 27, 2009, he won his second initial for the first time. Later, on July 11, 2010, to replace Jake Peavy, Daniel was called up.
White Soc traded Daniel to the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 30, 2010. He finished the season with 3.49 ERA and 169 strikeouts over 222.0 innings pitched. Also, he had 14 RBI and 1 home runs and hit .277/ .309/ .369. Moreover, he led the team to win the title of NL West Division and won 2011 pitching Silver Slugger.
Daniel suffered from the Tommy John surgery and knocked out from the left out of the 2012 season. He then started the 2013 season on the 60-day disabled list. Again, on June 18, 2013, he went through the same surgery, and he got shut down for the 2013 season. Meanwhile, after he returned, he signed a minor league contract with the Diamondbacks.
About two years then his surgery, Daniel reappeared into the 2014 season as a reliever late. He pitched in three-game. In total, he had 2 2⁄3 innings.
Daniel signed a two years contract on December 21, 2016, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He then arose in 71 games in the 2017 season, with a record of 2-7 and 4.38 ERA.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Daniel signed a minor league contract on April 2, 2018, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He placed in 40 games. He hence had a record of 3-2 and 4.11 ERA in 46 innings.
Toronto Blue Jays
Daniel signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels on February 9, 2019. On March 22, he released. Eventually, on March 25, he signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays. He also had a record of 6-3 with 2 saves and 3.00 ERA in 45 games.
Daniel Hudson in Washington Nationals
Blue Jays traded Daniel to the Washington Nationals on July 31, 2019. He missed the first games of the 2019 National League Championship Series, as his wife and he were having the birth third daughter.
Daniel is married to his beautiful life Sarah Hudson. The couple is blessed with three children.