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Atlanta Braves starter Tim Hudson left Wednesday night's game against the Mets in New York with what has been diagnosed as a right ankle fracture. He is heading back to Atlanta and will have surgery. Hudson's foot was immobilized immediately after the play by paramedics and he left the field on a golf cart.
Hudson was covering first base on an infielder ground ball by Eric Young, Jr. As Young crossed the bag he stepped on the back of Hudson's foot. Hudson immediately went down as Young came over to apologize.
The 37-year old right-handed starter was absolutely brilliant and left the field with a 6-0 lead. Hudson pitched 7 2/3 innings and gave up only four hits. He struck out nine while walking only three.
Hudson left the game with runners and second and third with two outs. Luis Avilan came on in relief of Hudson and subsequently gave up a double to Murphy that plated two runs.
The Braves went on to win the game, 8-2
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One of the most beloved Braves, Tim Hudson, saw his 2013 season come to a sudden and premature end Wednesday night at Citi Field, just ten days after his 38th birthday. Cruising through the Mets’ lineup in one of his most impressive performances of the season, the veteran right-hander suffered a fractured ankle after being stepped on while covering first base in the 8th inning...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tim Hudson will miss the remainder of the 2013 season after suffering an injury in Wednesday’s win over the New York Mets.
Hudson, 38, will undergo season-ending surgery for a fractured right ankle.
The injury occurred when Mets outfielder Eric Young landed on Hudson’s foot on a play at first base....
A season over and a career in jeopardy after a gruesome injury -- and Tim Hudson's wife saw it all unfold before her eyes at Citi Field Wednesday night.
But Kim Hudson didn't harbor any ill-will toward the Mets' Eric Young Jr. after he inadvertently stepped on Hudson's right ankle while he was trying to cover first base. Instead she wrote to both Young and the Mets...
NEW YORK -- Tim Hudson is out for the season with a broken right ankle, leaving the Atlanta Braves without the leader of their pitching staff as they make a push for the pennant.
The team says Hudson will have season-ending surgery in Atlanta once the swelling subsides. The right-hander was injured Wednesday night when Eric Young Jr. of the New York Mets inadvertently stepped on...
Atlanta Braves veteran starting pitcher Tim Hudson is out for the season after fracturing his ankle while covering first base during Wednesday night's game.
You got to give it to all involved on this one, including the Mets organization, the Braves, Tim Hudson, Kim Hudson and even Eric Young Jr. for how well the aftermath of a terrible injury played out. Check out the slightly heartwarming exchange between Eric Young Jr. who accidentally fractured Tim Hudson’s ankle on Wednesday night during a game and Hudson’s wife. Good stuff...
Tim Hudson says he plans to return next season from right ankle surgery and hopes he's still pitching for the Atlanta Braves.
Hudson, 38, sat in the clubhouse Friday waiting to have his cast and staples removed and replaced with a walking boot. He underwent season-ending surgery two weeks ago and begins treatment soon.
Hudson says the Braves, his team since 2005, want to see...
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...
Atlanta Braves right-hander Tim Hudson was carted off the field after being stepped on by New York Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. accidentally stepped on his right ankle/foot at first base.
Young stepped on the back of Hudson’s ankle near his Achilles attempting to beat the throw by Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Hudson took Freeman’s toss at the bag just before Young...
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Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson was carted off the field in Queens after trying to beat Eric Young, Junior to the bag covering first on a ground ball in the bottom of the 8th inning...
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On Wednesday night, every Atlanta Braves fan had their heart drop all the way into their stomach. Seeing Tim Hudson in so much pain is a memory that Atlanta fans wish they could get rid of. Hudson is the veteran, and the rock that was supposed to lead this Braves team to the World Series. Now what?
Is it time to go into complete panic mode and think the season is over? Are...
To complain about Jeremy Hefner's second straight pitching performance and a lack of hitting in the Mets' 8-2 loss to Atlanta seems ridiculous after a game marred by Tim Hudson's most likely season ending injury ... a fractured ankle suffered when Eric Young accidentally stepped on Hudson as he was covering a play at first base.
Most everybody, certainly all Braves...