How Tall Is Dakota Hudson?
Dakota Hudson is 1.96 m tall
Dakota Hudson Career
The St. Louis Cardinals selected Hudson in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft, making him a top prospect (34th overall).
For $2 million, he signed a contract with the Gulf Coast League Cardinals and was promoted to the Palm Beach Cardinals after pitching four scoreless innings in four games.
He finished the season with a 1-1 record and a 0.96 ERA in eight appearances.
The Texas League All-Star Game was held on June 27th, and he was the starting pitcher for the Springfield Cardinals when he began the season in 2017.
On July 29, he was promoted to the Memphis Redbirds after posting a 9–4 record with a 2.53 ERA in 18 starts.
He made seven starts for Memphis, going 1–1, with a 4.42 ERA. In the Texas League, he was voted Pitcher of the Year for 2014.
A non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training, Hudson did not make the team. On July 11, he took the mound for the Pacific Coast League All-Star Game in Anaheim as the season got underway.
He was selected to play for the Cardinals in the 2018 All-Star Futures Game in July of that year.
On July 27, 2018, Hudson got promoted to the main leagues. While at St. Louis for the rest of the season he had a 4–1 record with an earned run average (ERA) of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.35, with 27+1/3 innings of relief work.
The St. Louis Cardinals selected Hudson as their fifth starter for the next season. During the regular season, he made 32 starts and went 16-7 with a 3.35 ERA while striking out 136 batters in 174+2/3 innings.
His ground ball rate was the greatest in the majors (56.9 percent) while his fly-ball rate was the lowest (21.3 percent ).
He recorded the most walks among major league pitchers (86), the highest walks/9 innings ratio (4.43), the highest percentage of walks in the majors (11,4 percent), and the poorest strikeouts/walk ratio in the majors (as a percentage of total pitches) (1.58).