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Daniel Hudson, former Dodgers reliever, agrees to contract with Angels

Daniel Hudson, former Dodgers reliever, agrees to contract with Angels
Dodgers reliever Daniel Hudson delivers during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in July. (Matt Slocum / Associated Press)

The Angels have added a former Dodgers reliever to their bullpen with less than a week to go before pitchers and catchers are due to report to Arizona for spring training.

Daniel Hudson agreed to a minor league contract with the team on Friday, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Times. If he makes the team, Hudson would earn $1.5 million next season, according to the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.

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ESPN first reported the development.

Hudson appeared in 40 games with the Dodgers last season, finishing the year with a 4.11 ERA and a 3-2 record. The 31-year-old struck out 44 and walked 18 over 46 innings before suffering a shoulder injury in August that kept him off the mound for the rest of the season.

It remains to be seen if Hudson can earn a spot on the Angels’ opening-day roster. If the nine-year veteran is fully healthy, he could be a decent addition for a bullpen that struggled to keep runs off the board in 2018.

Pitchers and catchers are scheduled report to Tempe Diablo Stadium — the Angels’ spring training home — on Tuesday.

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