I've heard he will not start, isn't going to pitch in the All-Star game and might miss another start after the break. Oblique injuries are slow to heal.
Tim Hudson will not take part in the All-Star game, but he will be around for the festivities, according to the Contra Costa Times. The decision came about because he has been told to not throw at all for the time being, as his strained oblique isn't healing quickly. He will need at least two bullpen sessions and a simulated game before being activated, so he likely will miss at least one more start after the break ...
Roger Angell: I was talking with Bob Gibson and I said: 'Are you always this competitive?' He said: 'Oh, I think so. I got a three-year old daughter, and I've played about 500 games of tic-tac-toe with her and she hasn't beat me yet.'