Braves take two; Hudson tosses a one-hitter

Tim Hudson pitched a one-hitter, facing only two batters above the minimum, as the Atlanta Braves completed a doubleheader sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers. Hudson faced the Milwaukee debut of Zack Greinke,but only allowed a 4th inning double and a two out 9th inning walk to Rickie Weeks.

After winning the opener, 8-3, the Braves (17-15) now have won four straight, moving two games above .500 for the first time since April 4. Milwaukee (13-17) has lost a season-high five in a row and slipped to four games below .500, its lowest point since starting the year 0-4.

Greinke pitched four innings, surrendered five runs (four earned) and five hits and walked one. The big blow was a Nate McLouth homer. McLouth was 5 for 5 with three walks in the twin bill.

in a three-run fourth that broke the game open. In all, the right-hander  before he was lifted after four innings and 86 pitches.

For Hudson it was his 12th career shutout and first complete-game win since May 2, 2008, against Cincinnati.

Here are Hudson’s 25 career complete games:

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR Pit Str
2 2011-05-04 (2) ATL MIL W 8-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 1 0 0 1 6 0 102 74
3 2010-06-11 ATL MIN L 1-2 CG 8 ,L 8.0 7 2 2 1 2 0 99 64
4 2008-05-02 ATL CIN W 2-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 3 0 0 0 10 0 111 81
5 2007-09-16 ATL WSN W 3-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 7 0 0 1 6 0 100 72
6 2006-05-01 ATL COL W 2-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 1 0 0 3 5 0 103 66
7 2006-04-19 ATL NYM W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 3 1 1 1 6 0 97 65
8 2005-08-28 ATL MIL W 5-2 CG 9 ,W 9.0 7 2 2 0 4 2 108 68
9 2005-08-22 ATL CHC W 4-2 CG 9 ,W 9.0 7 2 2 1 5 1 119 81
10 2004-08-17 OAK BAL W 11-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 5 0 0 0 4 0 97 66
11 2004-06-05 OAK TOR W 4-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 8 0 0 1 5 0 120 86
12 2004-04-10 OAK SEA W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 4 1 1 0 2 0 86 58
13 2003-08-11 OAK BOS W 4-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 2 0 0 1 7 0 93 65
14 2003-07-27 OAK ANA W 10-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 4 1 1 2 6 1 105 64
15 2003-07-11 OAK BAL W 2-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 3 0 0 1 9 0 115 80
16 2002-09-14 OAK SEA W 1-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 4 0 0 2 2 0 104 62
17 2002-08-24 OAK DET W 12-3 CG 9 ,W 9.0 8 3 3 1 7 1 109 74
18 2002-06-30 OAK SFG W 7-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 5 0 0 3 1 0 122 70
19 2002-04-23 OAK NYY L 1-2 CG 9 ,L 9.0 4 2 2 3 6 1 117 66
20 2001-08-03 OAK DET W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 9 1 1 1 5 0 105 71
21 2001-07-07 OAK ARI W 5-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 8 1 1 0 6 0 102 78
22 2001-06-22 OAK TEX L 1-2 CG 9 ,L 9.0 5 2 2 0 11 0 105 75
23 2000-09-09 OAK TBD W 10-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 2 0 0 0 4 0 94 64
24 2000-08-28 OAK CHW W 3-0 SHO9 ,W 9.0 1 0 0 1 8 0 106 69
25 1999-09-04 OAK DET W 2-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 4 1 1 4 8 1 136 83
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