Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 7/27/13
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ATLANTA It wasnt as simple and putting it in plaster and hoping for the best. Braves starter Tim Hudson underwent surgery on Friday to repair the season-ending fracture to his right fibula and torn deltoid ligament in his ankle. The injury occurred in the eighth inning of Atlanta's win over the Mets on Wednesday night. The surgery came as no surprise to anyone who saw video of the play. Hudson covered first after Mets left fielder Eric Young Jr. hit a hard grounder to first baseman Freddie Freeman. Sprinting to beat the throw, Young landed on Hudson's foot, setting up one of the more gruesome and graphic on-field sports injuries of the last few years. "I had completed my game (in Durham for the Gwinnett Braves) and was inside," said Brandon Beachy, who was promoted on Thursday and is expected to start in Hudsons spot Monday. "I went over and checked my phone and had a couple of messages that said, 'Did you see what happened to Huddy?' I found the video shortly after, and it m...
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