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Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson Has Surgery on Broken Ankle

July 27th, 2013 at 8:48 AM
By Cody Fields

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Tim Hudson underwent successful surgery on his broken ankle Friday, the Atlanta Braves announced via Twitter. Dr. Marvin Royster performed the procedure to repair a broken fibula and torn deltoid tendon in Hudson's ankle in Atlanta.


The 38-year-old Hudson will be able to resume baseball activities in four months.

Hudson is also in the option year of his contract and will become a free agent at the end of the season, and everyone in the Braves' organization expects him to return next season.

“I know he wants to keep playing,” Kris Medlen said on “He wants to play two or three more years, do it as long as he can.”

Hudson had his ankle broken in the eighth inning Wednesday during the Braves' win over the New York Mets. Freddie Freeman bobbled Eric Young's groundball, and Young accidentally stepped on the back of Hudson's leg when he ran through the bag.

See video of Hudson's injury here.


Tags: Atlanta, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Eric Young, Freddie Freeman, Kris Medlen, MLB, Tim Hudson

One Response to “Atlanta Braves’ Tim Hudson Has Surgery on Broken Ankle”

  1. Here’s hoping Huddy a quick recovery.

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