Hudson, Braves beat Marlins for 2nd straight win

Hudson, Braves beat Marlins for 2nd straight win

July 30th, 2011 by Associated Press in Local Regional News

ATLANTA - Tim Hudson allowed one run in seven innings, Dan Uggla hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves beat the Florida Marlins 5-1 on Saturday night.

Uggla's 20th homer, a three-run shot in the second inning, extended his career-best hitting streak to 21 games.

The Marlins have dropped two straight following a five-game winning streak.

Hudson (10-7) allowed six hits, one run and no walks with five strikeouts.

Winning for the first time in three starts, Hudson improved to 4-1 with a 2.80 ERA in six starts this month.

Jonny Venters struck out Hanley Ramirez to end a bases-loaded threat in the eighth.