Around the Majors: Hudson gets an extension

1) The Braves re-signed P Tim Hudson to a 4 year, $47 million contract extension, covering 2006-09, with a mutual option for 2010.

After 2.98 ERA/45 RSAA and 2.70 ERA/41 RSAA seasons, Hudson had a 3.53 ERA/24 RSAA in 27 starts. He had spent his whole career with the A’s, before being acquired in an offseason trade. Hudson has a 3.30 career ERA, compared to his league average of 4.63, and 169 RSAA in 183 games.

2) Mariners 1B-3B Scott Spiezio says he thinks he is going to be traded, but isn’t asking for a deal.

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