McCann homers, drives in three to lead Braves
|McCann homers, drives in three to lead Braves|
Brian McCann hit his 18th home run of the season and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves doubled the Chicago Cubs 8-4 at Turner Field.
The Braves were favored to win at home at -200, while the 12 runs scored were OVER the posted total of 9.5.
Tim Hudson earned the victory, improving to 12-10, by scattering six hits and four runs over six innings. Marcus Giles and Adam Laroche also hit dingers for the Braves.
Angel Guzman's winless season continues, dropping to 0-5. Guzman gave up six runs on seven hits in just over four innings. Jacque Jones hit his 23rd homer of the year for the Cubs.