Instead of celebrating what had the makings to be one of Tim Hudson's finest starts this season the Braves experienced the nightmare of seeing Hudson carted off the field with a right ankle fracture.
The Braves tweeted after the game that Hudson will have surgery in Atlanta when the swelling in his ankle goes down.
Hudson fell face-first to the ground in agony after his right ankle was trampled by Eric Young Jr. during the eighth inning of Wednesday night's 8-2 win over the Mets at Citi Field.
"I saw his foot as I'm going for the base right there in the middle and as I came down I knew I didn't get any of the base. I knew I got all of his foot" Young said. "And I pretty much knew it was probably broke right when I did it and that's why I sprinted right back to him and tried to console him as much as I could."
Young apologized to Hudson who told Young to keep his head up and keep playing the game the hard way.
"You never want to injur...