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Tim Hudson Tagged With Loss in Braves-Pirates Match

Pittsburgh grabbed a 3-1 win over Atlanta on Monday, as James McDonald was credited with a win at Turner Field.

Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +180 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

James McDonald earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Andrew McCutchen in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Tim Hudson worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chipper Jones in a losing cause.

Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.

Joel Hanrahan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.