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Braves’ Charlie Morton out for rest of World Series after fracturing fibula

Braves right-hander Charlie Morton is out for the rest of the World Series after fracturing his fibula in Game 1 on Tuesday night.

RHP Charlie Morton underwent X-rays tonight that revealed a right fibula fracture. He will miss the remainder of the World Series and is expected to be ready for Spring Training in 2022.

— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) October 27, 2021

Morton was hit by a Yuli Gurriel comebacker in the bottom of the second inning but stayed in to record three more outs, including two strikeouts.