Dan Hudson Wins AA Debut For Chicago, Verlander Leads AL in Strikeouts
By ODU Athletics
June 28, 2009
NORFOLK, VA--Dan Hudson (ODU '08) moved up to the White Sox AA team and won his debut, while Justin Verlander ('04) leads the American Lead with 124 strikeouts, thus far.
Hudson, a righthander from Virginia Beach, Va. Was called up from Winston-Salem to the Chicago White Sox AA team in Birmingham, AL., on Jun 20th. Hudson wasted no time as he pitched the Barons to a 8-1 victory over the Huntsville Stars. Hudson, a two-time All-CAA selection allowed just one unearned run in seven innings and struck out eight batters. It marked his fourth consecutive start of striking out exactly eight batters; The previous were with Winston-Salem. Hudson started the season with Kannapolis.
Justin Verlander is currently 8-3 with a 3.40 ERA for Detroit. He currently leads the American League In strikeouts with 124 which also ties him with Tim Lincecum of San Francisco for the Major League lead.
Matt Quatraro ('96) is managing the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the class A team of the Tampa Bay Rays organization in the South Atlantic League.
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Brandon Carter('04) 2B Grand Prairie (IND) .257; 38 GA;BA; 12 steals; 22 RBI Jeff Eure (`01) 3B St. Paul (IND) ..222 BA; 5 RB; 5 GA.
Jason Godin ('06) RHP Wilmington (A-Royals) 0-0; 1.65 ERA; 11 SO; 19 IP. Kevin Gunter ('06) RHP New Jersey (IND) 1-0; 5.00 ERA; 6 SO; 9 IP. Anthony Shawler ('08) RHP West Michigan (A-Tigers) 3-3; 4.69 ERA; 41 SO; 48 IP.