Tim Hudson’s season ended prematurely, as the veteran starter was lost over the summer to a grisly ankle injury. Not only was his season ended early, but he’s also facing an expiring contract. While he hasn’t declared his intentions, the Atlanta Braves have interest in re-signing the right-hander, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com.
Frank Wren has provided strong indication he would like Tim Hudson back in the #Braves rotation next year.
— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) October 14, 2013
The Braves have a talented arsenal of young arms, but they seem interested in retaining Hudson as a stabilizing presence on their staff. Prior to suffering his injury, Hudson was turning in another impressive campaign for the Braves. The 38-year-old posted an ERA and WHIP of 3.97 and 1.188 over 21 starts spanning 131 1/3 innings.
Youngsters Kris Medlen, Julio Teheran, Mike Minor and Alex Wood are all set to return for the Braves next season. In addition to Hudson, veteran Paul Maholm is also set to reach ...