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Multiple outlets are reporting that the San Francisco Giants are very close to signing veteran right-handed starting pitcher Tim Hudson to a two-year, $23 million deal.  The deal also includes a full no-trade clause.  The deal could be finalized as earlier as late Monday night. Pitching for the Atlanta Braves last season and the past nine years of his career, Hudson had a 8-7 W-L record with a 3.97 ERA in 21 starts, pitching 131.1 innings and accumulating 95 SO’s, 36 BB’s, and a 1.188 WHIP.  Hudson’s 2013 season was cut short by a broken ankle when New York Mets outfielder Eric Young inadvertently stepped on the back of his foot on his dragging bunt attempt, causing a bang-band play at first base with Hudson covering. Hudson is no stranger to the Bay Area, as he was originally drafted by the Oakland A’s in the sixth round of the 1997 MLB Draft, and spent the first six seasons of his career pitching for them.  He was there through the height of the A’s “moneyball” era where he, along...
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