Hurdle had been troubled by chronic arthritis in his hip for most of the year and opted to postpone the surgery until the end of the season.
The issues were most noticeable toward the end of the season, when Hurdle limped out of the dugout for pitching changes and instant replay reviews.
Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.