Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson (8-9) pitched just 2 1/3 innings Thursday, allowing three runs on three hits and a pair of walks against the Dodgers.
The 40-year-old was expected to be on a short leash, and indeed that was the case, as he ended up throwing just 45 pitches. Considering the severe decline Hudson's gone through this year -- including his worst full-season ERA and WHIP since 2006 -- as well as the fact that his contract is up, this might well have been the final game of his MLB career.
Giants pitcher Tim Hudson is expected to have a short leash in Thursday's start against the Dodgers, Andrew Baggarly of CSN Bay Area reports.
Hudson didn't make it out of the second inning in his last out for performance-related reasons, but it sounds like manager Bruce Bochy is just giving the 40-year-old a break in what seems likely to be his final start of 2015.
Based on this news, Hudson should be avoided in daily formats due to his limited upside, coupled with the fact that the Dodgers still have something to play for.
Giants starter Tim Hudson lasted just 1 1/3 innings Saturday, allowing three runs (two earned) on one hit and three walks without striking out a batter.
He just couldn't find the strike zone in the second inning, and his nostalgic matchup against the A's and Barry Zito fizzled when the Oakland left-hander couldn't record an out in the third. Hudson is scheduled for one more start this season, at home against the Dodgers on Thursday.
Giants starter Tim Hudson, who is planning to retire after this season, probably didn't make his last appearance Monday night. But Bruce Bochy did confirm that he left the game with an ailing hip that puts his next start in doubt, per CSNBayArea.com.
Hudson performed well against Cincinnati for 4 1/3 innings. He allowed one run on three hits with three walks and one strikeout. He departed with a 4-1 lead and threw just 70 pitches.
After Giants pitcher Tim Hudson received a win Tuesday, he reiterated his plans to retire after the season, reports The San Francisco Chronicle.
Hudson allowed one run on four hits over six innings of work during Tuesday's 6-2 win over the D-Backs. He also struck out four and did not walk a batter.
Tuesday was his first quality start since June 20.
With Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong appearing in Monday's game, the Giants will turn to pitcher Tim Hudson to start Tuesday's game, reports the San Jose Mercury News. Vogelsong was scheduled to start Tuesday's game.
The Giants have activated right-hander Tim Hudson from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. Hudson had been out since the end of July with a right shoulder injury.
Hudson made one rehab start with Class A San Jose, allowing a hit and striking out two over 2 2/3 scoreless innings.
He returns to a 6-8 record with a 4.80 ERA in 17 starts for the Giants this season.
Giants right-hander Tim Hudson could be nearing his return from the disabled list. Hudson has been on the DL for a month while dealing with a right shoulder strain. But he is expected to return on Tuesday when rosters expand, according to FoxSports.com.
It is not clear if Hudson will return to the rotation or if he will join the bullpen when he is activated. The veteran righty was on the verge of moving to a relief role when he got hit with the injury.
Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson tossed 2 2/3 innings in a Double-A rehab start on Friday.
Hudson allowed just one hit while striking out two batters for the San Jose Giants. he is on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury.
Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson (shoulder) is expected to begin a rehab assignment Friday with Triple-A Sacramento. He is eligible to come off the disabled list Tuesday.
Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson (shoulder) is feeling good, according to manager Bruce Bochy. Hudson threw a bullpen session Tuesday.
He is eligible to come off the disabled list next Tuesday, but there is no indication if the veteran right-hander is ready to return.
The Giants placed pitcher Tim Hudson on the 15-day disabled list on Friday, per the San Francisco Chronicle.
Hudson was likely to lose his spot in the rotation after the team acquired Mike Leake prior to the trade deadline.
Hudson said that the shoulder had been bothering him. "We'll go with that."
Giants veteran right-hander Tim Hudson has been booted from the rotation in the wake of the trade that brought Mike Leake over from Cincinnati, per the San Jose Mercury News. That word came down from general manager Bobby Evans, who informed Hudson of the decision.
The 40-year-old Hudson, who is coming off a strong start in a defeat of Oakland, is 6-8 with a 4.80 ERA that would be the second-worst of his career if maintained.
Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson did just enough to pick up hsi sixth win of the season on Sunday against the Athletics.
Hudson tossed five innings, allowed three runs and seven hits. He struck out just one batter, a sign that his velocity wasn't fooling many batters. Hudson, though, remained effective and found a way to win the game.
With the win, Hudson improves to 6-8 with a 4.80 ERA this season.
It was clear that Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson was rusty during his start against the Padres on Monday.
Hudson, who was activated off the disabled list prior to the game, allowed three runs on five hits while picking up his eighth loss of the season. He walked four batters and gave up a home run to Padres outfielder Matt Kemp.
Hudson dropped to 5-8 on the season with the loss.
Giants pitcher Tim Hudson will start Monday's game at San Diego, the team announced.
Hudson has been on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder since June 26. He went 5-7 with a 4.68 ERA before suffering the injury.
The Giants will shuffle their rotation coming out of the All-Star break, according to CSN Bay Area.
The Giants will go with Matt Cain, Jake Peavy, Madison Bumgarner, Tim Hudson and Chris Heston once they return to the field. This leaves starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong as the odd man out in the rotation, which will push him into the bullpen.
Vogelsong (6-6) has a 4.23 ERA with 70 strikeouts and 42 walks in 95 2/3 innings this season.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy indicated Sunday that pitcher Tim Hudson will rejoin the starting rotation when the Giants begin playing after the All-Star break, reports MLB.com.
"I think Huddy's ready," he said.
Hudson is on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
The Giants placed starting pitcher Tim Hudson on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to a right shoulder strain in order to clear a roster spot for starting pitcher Jake Peavy, who was reinstated from the DL.
Hudson got off to a promising start this season, tossing 6 1/3 scoreless innings in his first start April 9. However, it's been a bumpy ride for the veteran right-hander ever since. He is 5-7 with a 5.02 ERA in his last 14 starts.
Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson will leave the team tonight to deal with a family situation and could potentially land on the bereavement list, per the San Jose Mercury News.
Hudson is 5-7 with a 4.68 ERA through 92 1/3 innings this season.