Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson pitches three innings in rehab assignment
Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudsonís rehab assignment against the Charleston RiverDogs today lasted three innings.
The three-time all-star allowed four hits, two for extra bases. He allowed one earned run and left with the RiverDogs holding a 2-1 lead in front of a near capacity crowd at Riley Park.
Hudson is coming off November surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back. He faced 13 batters and threw 38 pitches -- 25 for strikes. He walked one batter and didnít record a strikeout.
Major Leaguers who have had recent rehab pitching assignments in Charleston include Phil Hughes (Yankees), Carl Pavano (former Yankee; current Twin) and Jon Lester (Red Sox).
Hudson has pitched in the Majors for 13 years and owns 181-97 record with 1,699 strikeouts and a 3.40 ERA.