Straight Flushing :: Hudson River Schooled
Tim Hudson is an interesting specimen. He was a legitimate power pitcher in his first two campaigns, and then started striking out fewer hitters, and then in 2004 (his last year in Oakland) pretty much stopped striking out hitters entirely. This is a slight exaggeration, but his K/9 would not have been an embarrassing ERA (4.91).
The transformation could perhaps best be described as derekloweification, in that he started inducing g...
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