Found July 28, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Tim Hudson
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
  Tim Hudson’s officially gone for the season. The Braves pitcher underwent surgery to repair his fractured  fibula and deltoid  ligament in his right ankle last week. On Friday it was announced via the Braves twitter page that he wouldn’t even be able to return to baseball activities for 4 months The procedure was performed by Dr. Marvin Royster in Atlanta, Ga. Hudson is expected to begin baseball activities in approximately 4 months. — Atlanta Braves (@Braves) July 27, 2013 Crushing blow for both the Braves and Hudson. Hudson finished his 2013 season with a 3.97 ERA and an 8-7 record.

Hudson Undergoes Successful Surgery

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson underwent successful surgery Friday afternoon, for an injury he sustained Wednesday night against the New York Mets. The Atlanta Braves media relations department announced that the veteran pitcher’s surgery was to repair a fractured fibula and the deltoid ligament in his right ankle and was performed by Dr. Marvin Royster in Atlanta.  He is expected...

Braves intend to fill Hudson leadership void as a group

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...

Tim Hudson has surgery on right ankle

Altanta Braves' pitcher Tim Hudson had surgery on his right ankle on Friday and is expected to need three to four months to recover. As reported by Eric Single of, ""He's got a fracture, he's got a dislocation, and they'll get in there and find out what kind of ligament involvement," Braves general manager Frank Wren said. "There...

Caray: Impact of losing Hudson and more Braves topics

FOX Sports South checks in with play-by-play announcer Chip Caray to get the latest on the Braves. FOX SPORTS SOUTH: Tim Hudson was lost to a gruesome ankle injury on Wednesday against the Mets. What does his loss mean to this team, not only as a pitcher, but also as that veteran presence in the clubhouse? CHIP CARAY: All those things are very, very important. But obviously you...

Braves eye Hudson replacement

Braves general manager Frank Wren said Friday the ''tightest market I've ever seen'' could make it difficult for the team to trade for a starting pitcher to replace Tim Hudson. Wren said the Braves have sufficient depth to withstand the loss of Hudson without a trade, but he also says he's willing to pay for a pitcher who could help them win the World Series...

Tim Hudson exits with gruesome injury: What's next for the Atlanta Braves?

The tweets say it all. First, “Huddy is DEALING tonight! 4 straight K’s!” from the official Atlanta Braves twitter feed. Then, two tweets later, “Thoughts and prayers with Huddy.” Even the moniker “Huddy” speaks volumes to the way Tim Hudson is seen by his team and its fans. It’s this love and admiration that made his gruesome ankle injury on Wednesday night even...

Poor Huddy’s ankle

I was going to write up a post about Tim Hudson's tragic injury, but this article on says and shows everything I was going to share. @kimberlybhudson Thankyou for ur heart felt comments. I will pray for a speedy recovery for Tim. Please keep me posted on his progress. — Eric Young Jr (@EYJr) July 25, 2013 Eric Young seems like a good guy. For a fan's perspective...

Hudson injury dampens Mets series, Braves head home for Cards

In what should have been a terrific series for the Braves to continue their dominance in the National League East, the Braves watched as veteran ace Tim Hudson pitched a gem that ended suddenly with a freak accident. To say that the Braves were shaken by the injury to Hudson would be an understatement given Hudson’s role as a veteran leader in the clubhouse. Unfortunately, the...

GM says Braves 'willing to pay' for pitching help

Braves general manager Frank Wren says the ''tightest market I've ever seen'' could make it difficult for the team to trade for a starting pitcher to replace Tim Hudson. Wren says the Braves have sufficient depth to withstand the loss of Hudson without a trade, but he also says he's ''willing to pay'' for a pitcher who could help them win...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee to the Atlanta Braves Makes Perfect Sense

With veteran starting pitcher Tim Hudson done for the season (and possibly his career) with the Atlanta Braves, the focus for trade needs might be shifting from relief pitching to starting pitching. Right now, all of the starters in the Braves rotation--or that could possibly be in it--have exactly one postseason start between them. For this reason, Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee

Braves’ Brandon Beachy to take over Tim Hudson’s rotation spot

Over the last few weeks, there were questions surrounding how the Atlanta Braves would make room for Brandon Beachy in their starting rotation. On the same night as Beachy’s final rehab start, Tim Hudson made that space by suffering a season-ending ankle injury. As a result, Beachy is expected to take over Hudson’s spot in Atlanta’s rotation, making his first start of...

Braves staff shuts down high-scoring Cards in series

ATLANTA -- Inside the Braves' clubhouse late Sunday night, there was a matter-of-fact approach -- only to be interrupted by lighthearted jabs from Tim Hudson-sent text messages on starter Kris Medlen's phone -- to the team's attention-grabbing execution against the St. Louis Cardinals. This was the plan. Well, it's always the plan. Easier planned than executed...

Braves complete impressive sweep

If baseball isn’t supposed to be overly emotional and “rah rah” doesn’t really have a place over the course of a 162-game grind then how to explain the Braves’ weekend sweep over St. Louis? After watching their ace go down with a gruesome ankle fracture all that awaited the Braves this weekend in Atlanta was season-ending surgery for Tim Hudson and three games against the...

Eric Young Is Ready To Return To Lineup Today

Eric Young Jr, who was scratched with a sore knee before the start of yesterday’s first game, is expected to return to the lineup today against the Nationals. Young experienced soreness a day after his collision at first base with Tim Hudson on Thursday. Young says he is not in any pain and proclaimed himself ready to play today. “It felt a lot better today, Young said. “It’s...

Braves Brandon Beachy will make 2013 debut on Monday

Braves starter Brandon Beachy fully recovered from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow will make his first start of the 2013 season on Monday against the Rockies reports David O’Brien. He is effectively taking Tim Hudson‘s spot in the rotation. Hudson was lost for the season on Wednesday after suffering a gruesome injury to his leg and ankle.
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