In other personnel-related matters, Hudson (right ankle) and second baseman Marco Scutaro (left pinkie) are expected to be fit to participate when Spring Training begins. Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 14, followed by position players on Feb. 18. The first full-squad workout is slated for Feb. 19.
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