Source: Orlando Hudson to join Sox
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The San Diego Padres released Hudson from his contract on Thursday. Hudson, who signed an two-year, $11.5 million contract with the Padres before the 2011 season, was hitting .211 with one homer and 11 RBIs. Hudson was making $5.5 million this year, with a $2 million buyout for next year.
The deal isn't expected to be officially announced Saturday, according to the source.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.