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MLB: Nationals crushed by rampant Braves

PITCH-PERFECT:Victory was especially sweet for Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson, who hit a rare homer and a double, and struck out six players in his 200th pro win

AP, ATLANTA, Georgia

New York’s Hiroki Kuroda settled in after a rocky start and Travis Hafner had three RBI singles as the Yankees used small ball to beat Houston 7-4.

San Diego’s Carlos Quentin homered and drove in three runs and the Padres battered Chicago pitcher Edwin Jackson in a 13-7 win over the Cubs.

Miami’s Juan Pierre scored standing up on a wild pitch with none out in the ninth as the Marlins came from behind in the final inning for the second consecutive game to beat the reeling New York Mets 2-1.

In the only interleague game, Cleveland’s Ryan Raburn homered twice for the second straight game as the Indians hit seven home runs in all to rout Philadelphia 14-2.

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