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Orlando HudsonHigh Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2012 MLB Years: 2002-2012
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Positions2B-1594, 3B-271, OF-22, DH-9, SS-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOrlando Thill Hudson
Height6-0Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 12,1977 [40.074]PlaceDarlington,South Carolina
High SchoolDarlington (Darlington,SC)
CollegeSpartanburg Methodist College (Spartanburg,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 43rd round (1280th overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 33rd round (969th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsSteve WilliamsService Time10.068 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-MLB-#81 ... 2002-TOR-#5
MLB DebutJuly 24,2002 [24.224]
OrganizationsTOR [8] ARI [3] SDN [2] CHA [1] LAN [1] MIN [1] Awards7
TBC Player ID20136Retrosheet IDhudso001MLBAM ID407861
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power54Contact73XBH53RBIs55Runs50Hitting71Durability71Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-2b2065242507118184265223670203.293.366.475.84111527273.315.182.277.3698.0613.191.642.9330.2538.03
1999Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-3b2113251366137366774864285215310.267.322.402.72420649563.305.135.220.3177.4615.102.021.2473.2935.77
2000Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-3b229635854102162748953742241115.285.354.399.75314325402.306.114.229.3369.2010.451.141.7451.1424.51
2000Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor33b223913417324321532151821213.239.320.358.678489154.259.119.239.3029.7411.691.201.3067.0028.13
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         135492711342059631275260453218.272.345.388.73319134556.293.116.232.3279.3510.791.151.6254.6725.37
2001Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor-2b23843065194228452833742312312.307.385.471.85614434349.344.164.301.36810.6012.031.141.1576.5036.17
2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor42b23551943159143427113233422311.304.378.469.8479121224.346.165.325.36510.2715.181.481.7948.5035.59
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1395008215336118791966076535413.306.382.470.85223555573.344.164.310.36710.4713.261.271.4062.5035.95
2002Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-2b24100417631272731037853554411014.305.363.456.81919040458.331.151.242.3597.6411.791.542.1841.7031.50
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32b2454192205310542301112720206.276.319.443.7628519207.301.167.219.3295.3113.042.451.9348.0035.85
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32b2514247454127216957543987503113.268.328.395.72318736521.310.127.211.3187.4916.702.231.7352.6728.35
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12b26135489731323271258735198434012.270.341.438.77921451551.313.168.280.3399.2617.791.922.1840.7538.64
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12b27131461621252551063713065307110.271.315.412.72719040501.293.141.219.3155.9912.972.172.0046.1032.00
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari12b28157579871663491567966178244517.287.354.454.80826358650.308.167.278.3489.3812.001.282.3138.6034.94
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari12b291395176915228910631027087257121.294.376.441.81722847601.333.147.298.35911.6514.481.241.6651.7030.92
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari12b3010740754124293841414062233218.305.367.450.81718340455.341.145.251.3588.7913.631.551.7650.8832.26
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan132b3114955174156356962816299495416.283.357.417.77423050631.328.134.260.3419.8315.691.601.4361.2232.05
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12b32126497801332456371035087453014.268.338.372.71018535559.312.104.219.3198.9415.561.741.0782.8326.32
2011Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn-2b3347640013206000000.571.7691.0001.7697113.500.4291.571.68646.150.000.007.697.0025.00
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn-2b3324432001003000000.750.8571.2502.107527.750.5001.250.78742.860.000.000.000.0066.67
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6111072014209000000.636.8001.0911.89112320.600.4551.455.72245.000.000.005.0011.0042.86
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn12b331193985498153743193498421465.246.329.352.68114025454.293.106.269.30110.7918.501.711.5456.8625.51
2012Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha52b34516151001201200000.313.353.375.7286117.357.062.250.3235.8811.762.000.000.0020.00
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn12b34351231126051113282700003.211.260.317.577396131.263.106.179.2546.1120.613.380.76123.0023.08
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53b345113710273321731122403013.197.262.307.569428152.225.110.212.2507.8915.792.001.3268.5029.63
2012Totals for MLB-MLB         8626021533832863205103016.204.261.312.5738114283.243.108.196.2527.0718.022.551.0686.6726.42
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1345482564813192566693542852848382530334221138.273.341.412.75319864155413.310.139.250.0008.9215.241.711.7251.8831.46
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter582219134363414026433005729221313221016958.289.358.436.7949552092460.319.147.260.0008.9812.721.421.7550.9532.97
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1626319919444614662186290634115.307.373.463.83629264706.339.156.274.0008.7812.751.451.9845.0732.99
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1234406812626116671155260524415.286.365.436.80119243503.317.150.282.00010.3411.931.151.1973.3334.13
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter100365601061628511154342241115.290.367.411.77815026415.310.121.255.00010.3610.120.981.9345.6324.53
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13251366137366774864285215310.267.322.402.72420649563.305.135.220.0007.4615.102.021.2473.2935.77
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65242507118184265223670203.293.366.475.84111527273.315.182.277.0008.0613.191.642.9330.2538.03
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter462161620943788233520119913127714316241.270.328.418.7466761461780.305.148.235.0007.3615.562.111.9746.1733.41
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter403150321044291213317123917122761214856.294.365.448.8136741451706.325.154.277.00010.0213.311.331.9345.5532.81
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14955174156356962816299495416.283.357.417.77423050631.328.134.260.0009.8315.691.601.4361.2232.05
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter154521651241588542255711121468.238.313.344.65717931585.286.106.248.0009.7418.971.951.3765.1325.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126497801332456371035087453014.268.338.372.71018535559.312.104.219.0008.9415.561.741.0782.8326.32
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5113710273321731122403013.197.262.307.569428152.225.110.212.0007.8915.792.001.3268.5029.63
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625817815931811651035899445317.273.341.412.75323950652.310.139.250.0008.9215.241.711.7251.8831.46
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626109517639712841686287634316.289.358.436.79426658685.319.147.260.0008.9812.721.421.7550.9532.97

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor202B64--1281771340318305.9594.77------6598.586.5
1999Hagerstown Suns SALAtor213B103--932352115349328.9403.18------13278.073.6
1999Hagerstown Suns SALAtor21OF22--302-132321.0001.45------13216.715.7
1999Hagerstown Suns SALAtor212B2--14-1551.0002.50------1321.51.4
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor222B17--4624287270.9724.12------9617.712.3
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22SS1---4--441.0004.00------961.00.7
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor223B82--481831717248231.9312.82------9685.459.4
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor223B39--32961111139128.9213.28------39100.027.9
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor232B72--131203746341334.9794.64------8485.751.4
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor233B13--727143534.9712.62------8415.59.3
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor232B53--106163334272269.9895.08------5596.436.8
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor233B5--461-1110.9092.00------559.13.5
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor242B98--2253121069547537.9825.48------10098.068.1
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor242B52-450116157448277273.9865.250.61-----5496.332.1
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor252B13912911462674771299756744.9845.350.65-----14297.985.8
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor262B13312811242764491290737725.9845.450.65-----13598.582.6
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor272B1301201067302390680698692.9915.320.65-----13199.280.2
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari282B156150134030950813115830817.9845.240.61-----15799.496.3
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari292B13713711832583871096655645.9854.710.55-----13998.684.6
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29DH1---------------1390.70.6
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30DH1---------------1070.90.6
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari302B105105904200284960493484.9824.610.54-----10798.164.8
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan312B1451431272325359877692684.9884.720.54-----14997.389.5
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32DH2---------------1261.61.2
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin322B1231231067255374878637629.9875.110.59-----12697.675.9
2011Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn332B4--95-114141.0003.50------4100.02.9
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn332B2--32-1551.0002.50------2100.01.4
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn332B114111959238308469550546.9934.790.57-----11995.870.4
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha342B4--46-310101.0002.50------580.02.8
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343B29252331751467268.9442.340.29-----5156.917.9
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha342B118771930-1149491.0004.450.64-----5121.66.8
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34DH5---------------519.83.1
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn342B33332886882216152150.9874.550.52-----3594.320.4
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B1278118710877263338058883965266438.9875.040.59-----12780.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B29252331751467268.9442.340.29-----290.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B157--33848313107834821.9845.23------1570.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5--461-1110.9092.00------50.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B72--131203746341334.9794.64------720.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B52--391231215174162.9313.12------520.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B82--481831717248231.9312.82------820.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B21--5529298684.9774.00------210.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---4--441.0004.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B103--932352115349328.9403.18------1030.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF22--302-132321.0001.45------220.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--14-1551.0002.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B64--1281771340318305.9594.77------640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor20---64-------
1999Hagerstown Suns SALAtor21---2-103---22-
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22---17182-----
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor22-----39-----
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23---72-13-----
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23---53-5-----
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24---98-------
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24---52-------
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25---139-------
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26---133-------
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27---130-------
2006Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari28---156-------
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29---137------1
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari30---105------1
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31---145-------
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32---123------2
2011Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+sdn33---4-------
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn33---2-------
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33---114-------
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha34---4-------
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34---11-29----5
2012San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34---33-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor2319681629652208114900003.426.524.7501.274511382.474.324.63217.0710.980.642.4434.0044.83
2006Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2821551226503101110801100.473.545.7271.27240867.511.254.43614.9311.940.804.4818.3330.77
2007Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB291853152351112229600000.434.516.6231.13933762.478.189.35814.529.680.671.6153.0030.43
2008Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB30205692052013207500101.357.422.518.94029764.385.161.32110.947.810.710.000.0035.00
2009Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31226781521042151200002.224.278.284.56219372.273.060.1496.9416.672.400.000.0020.00
2009Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3154110011000100000.250.2501.0001.250414.000.750.7500.0025.000.0025.004.00100.00
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3220518122104007801000.235.328.314.64216359.279.079.21611.8613.561.140.000.0025.00
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB32312240012000201002.333.333.583.9167113.333.250.2500.0015.380.007.6912.0025.00
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB33185281671181151100002.308.368.538.90628957.375.230.3278.7719.302.201.7552.0056.25
2012San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB341231452012002410003.161.235.323.55810334.154.162.2265.8811.762.002.9431.0060.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs19681629652208114900003.426.524.7501.274511382.474.324.63217.0710.980.642.4434.0044.83
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs1313656411728665385455412208.321.395.479.87417540415.362.158.29010.8413.011.201.4560.8334.19
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs312240012000201002.333.333.583.9167113.333.250.2500.0015.380.007.6912.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs54110011000100000.250.2501.0001.250414.000.750.7500.0025.000.0025.004.00100.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (2B) ... Southern League All-Star (2B)2
2005American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
2006National League Gold Glove (Second Base) ... National League Player of the Week (July 31-August 6)2
2007National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
2009National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-10-292BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-09-012bChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-08-272bChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2012-08-27
2012-08-172bChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Contusion on left footTeam Roster on 2012-08-17
2012-05-22dh-2bChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned 1-year contractTeam Roster on 2012-05-22
2012-05-172BFree Agent YFree AgentFree AgentReleased by Padres  
2012-05-072BSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-06-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-27InjuredDisabled -- Left groin strain 
2011-05-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-04InjuredDisabled -- Right hamstring strain 
2010-12-20ContractSigned by Padres 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-08-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-25InjuredDisabled -- Right Oblique Strain 
2010-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-08InjuredDisabled -- Sprained Left Wrist 
2010-02-04ContractSigned by Twins 
2009-02-22ContractSigned by Dodgers (1-year) 
2008-11-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-08-11InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-08-10InjuredDisabled -- Dislocated bone in left wrist 
2008-01-18ContractSigned by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
2007-01-16ContractSigned by Diamondbacks to avoid arbitration 
2005-12-27TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Miguel Batista to Diamondbacks for Troy Glaus and Sergio Santos 
2004-06-16InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-05-28InjuredDisabled -- tightness in his left hamstring  
1998-05-20Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2002Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24200,000-75742-2,011,045200,000200,000
2003Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25303,000-67625162,163,527300,000503,000
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26322,000-62421312,070,100300,000825,000
2005Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27365,000-56616372,189,055300,0001,190,000
2006Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll282,300,000-2879642,365,072327,0003,490,000
2007Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll293,900,000-218773++2,459,737380,0007,390,000
2008Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll306,250,000-145584++2,696,252390,00013,640,000
2009Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll313,364,877-2371271++2,746,792400,00017,004,877
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll325,000,000-172781++2,812,412400,00022,004,877
2011San Diego PadresTeam Payroll334,000,000-216476++2,722,607414,00026,004,877
2012San Diego PadresTeam Payroll345,500,00010.068164482++2,954,887480,00031,504,8772012-05-22 - Signed 1-year contract
2012Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll345,500,00010.0681641182++2,954,887480,00031,504,8772012-05-22 - Signed 1-year contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red