The photo of Daniel Hudson above was taken on June 26th, 2012. This was the last baseball game in which Hudson appeared. The expression on his face could be interpreted many ways, but in essence, it says “my elbow has exploded and I ain’t pitching for 12-18 months”.
It was on the June day that Hudson exited a game versus the Atlanta Braves after struggling through 1.2 innings of work. The right-hander tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing arm, and it’s probably not a day he needs to be reminded of via a heavily circulated cardboard representation of himself. Alas, this is what Topps has done by plunking a headshot from that afternoon on Daniel Hudson’s baseball card.
— Daniel Hudson (@DHuddy41) March 24, 2013
Via Big League Stew