Dan Hudson Awarded 2011 National League Silver Slugger Award
By ODU Athletics
Nov. 3, 2011
PHOENIX -- Former ODU pitching standout right-hander Daniel Hudson ('08) was awarded 2011 National League Silver Slugger Awards presented by Louisville Slugger on Wednesday. Hudson helped lead Arizona to the playoffs.
Hudson hit .277 with one homer and 14 runs batted in for Arizona.His on base percentage was .309 and slugging was .369.
On the mound, Hudson was 16-12 with a 3.49 ERA. Hudson pitched in 222 innings striking out 169 with just 50 walks and batters hit only .255 against him.
Overall, Hudson is 25-15 for his major league career. Hudson, the three-time All-CAA pitcher is ODU's third all-time strikeout leader with 295 trailing only Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers ('04) with 427, and former ODU Major Leaguer and Hall of Famer Kevin Bearse ('87)with 325.