SCOTTSDALE -- The Diamondbacks would like to see a more composed Daniel Hudson this season. Like they did Friday.
Maybe the best thing about White Sox pitcher John Danks two-run single was the way Hudson handled it. After Danks singled in two runs with two outs in the second inning, Hudson struck out Alejandro de Aza to strand two runners and keep the score tied at 2.
Hudson then retired the next six batters he faced, giving him six perfect innings in his last seven after a nine-up, nine-down start against San Diego on March 11.
"He powered through it," manager Kirk Gibson said.
It is all about a mindset, said the emotional Hudson.
"Its one thing to have competitive fire. Thats who I am. Thats who Ive been forever. Its another thing to let it hamper your progression," Hudson said.
Hudson was 16-12 with a 3.49 ERA in his full season in a rotation last year, but he occasionally let innings get away from him when opponents strung a few hits together.
"I wear everything on my sle...