Looking for this year’s Daniel Hudson

The Toronto Blue Jays are just weeks away from starting their 2020 season at home against the Boston Red Sox. But, their team is still not set and with an opening in the bullpen, so could there be a late spring training signing like last season when they signed Daniel Hudson?
Toronto signed Hudson on March 25 just three days before the season kicked off on March 28. Hudson had success for the club pitching in 48 innings with a 3.00 ERA and a 1.271 WHIP. He was a valuable part of the back end of the Blue Jays bullpen and was traded in July at the deadline for pitching prospect Kyle Johnston who is now Toronto’s 29th best prospect. The right-hander projects as an MLB reliever where we could see him in the big leagues in the next year or two.
Now, with several MLB relievers still searching for homes could Ross Atkins look to sign another veteran and flip them at the deadline as they did with Daniel Hudson? There are options for that to happen and something the Blue Jays should look to do as they continue to stockpile prospects and improve their system.
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Author: Cole Shelton / Blue Jays Nation

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