Hudson's trade value may dip with recent skid

D-backs reliever had yielded 20 earned runs in his last 12 games entering Wednesday

Hudson's trade value may dip with recent skid

MILWAUKEE -- A month ago, the D-backs might have been able to get a nice return for reliever Daniel Hudson, but his struggles of late seem to make that unlikely now.

Hudson acknowledged as much on Tuesday night after he gave up four runs in one-third of an inning in a 9-4 loss to the Brewers.

"At this point there's no reason to think about [the non-waiver Trade Deadline on Monday] because they probably can't do anything with me at this point anyway," Hudson said. "It's definitely frustrating and I'm trying my hardest to figure it out."

Hudson could still get dealt, but the return probably would not be much.

Over his last 12 games, Hudson had yielded 20 earned runs in eight innings entering Wednesday's game at Miller Park.

"It's a long season and I had two and a half months of pretty good success and gone through about a month of some really bad outings, and some really bad luck at the same time," Hudson said. "I'm really at a loss for words at this point. I'm extremely frustrated."

Following Tuesday's game Hudson took to Twitter to let fans know that he would continue working hard to try and get his season going back in the right direction. He also decided to delete his Twitter account.

Steve Gilbert has covered the D-backs for MLB.com since 2001. Follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.