New York, NY (Sports Network) - Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson has been selected as the National League's Player of the Week for the period ending May 5.
Hudson went 2-0 with a 2.51 ERA last week. He recorded his 200th and 201st career wins to become just the 110th pitcher in MLB history to reach the 200- win threshold.
The right-hander is one of three active pitchers who are part of the 200-win club, joining New York Yankees lefty Andy Pettitte (248) and Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay (201).
Others considered for the award were Colorado rookie Nolan Arenado; Milwaukee's Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez; Pittsburgh's Starling Marte; St. Louis' Yadier Molina and Jaime Garcia; Miami's Marcell Ozuna; San Francisco's Marco Scutaro and Sergio Romo; Cincinnati's Joey Votto and Mat Latos; Washington's Rafael Soriano; and San Diego's Edinson Volquez.