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Fox Sports Arizona:
Daniel Hudson's seemingly harmless tweet about his baseball card picture that blew up across the internet Monday really was, well, harmless.
The Diamondbacks right-hander, who is expected to miss much of the season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery after tearing a ligament in his arm last June, took to Twitter on Sunday after he opened some fan mail that included a new Topps baseball card for an autograph.
The problem: The picture Topps selected for his 2013 card is from almost immediately after his injury last year, which was suffered during a game in Atlanta.
Thank @toppscards for using a close up of me right after my elbow blew out! Card will be around forever as areminder! twitter.comDHuddy41statu Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) March 24, 2013
The tweet went viral, with both FOXSports.com and Yahoo documenting his reaction, and when Hudson was made aware of this unexpected media coverage, he quickly apologized to Topps while making it clear that he wasn't too serious ...
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Over the weekend, injured D'Backs starter Daniel Hudson sent out a tweet voicing his displeasure over the photo Topps chose to use for his baseball card.
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