"Now I'm the only one," the 34-year-old Hudson said. "I'm the long-lost brother of Chicago."
Hudson laughed, but he really didn't want to get into the issue, the dwindling percentage of African-Americans in his sport. Each of the past three times he had talked race and baseball, he said with a laugh, he got himself in trouble.
"I get too in-depth with it," he said. "It is a touchy subject for some people."