Atlanta 6, San Diego 0

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 7:10 PM
Location - Turner Field
Temperature - 84°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marvin Hudson, First Base - Jordan Baker, Second Base - Ted Barrett, Third Base - Brian Runge,
Attendance - 16427

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Atlanta 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 6 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 52-66 27-30 25-36 L1
Atlanta 67-49 33-27 34-22 W1

Recap


Braves 6, Padres 0: Tim Hudson pitched 6 1/3 shutout innings and Dan Uggla and Martin Prado homered as host Atlanta snapped a two-game losing streak.

The Braves had lost consecutive games for the first time since July 22-23, but improved to 16-4 in games started by Hudson this season. Hudson (12-4) surrendered just two hits with one walk and four strikeouts.

Uggla hit his 14th homer of the season leading off the fifth, a solo shot to left off San Diego starter Clayton Richard (9-12). Prado added his sixth of the season with two outs the seventh, giving the Braves a 6-0 advantage.

The Braves jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first as Michael Bourn hit a leadoff triple to right-center field. One out later, Freddie Freeman drove home Bourn on a groundout to first.

After Uggla hit just his third homer since June 10, Atlanta pushed its lead to 3-0 in the sixth on Chipper Jones’ single to center, scoring Prado.

Richard allowed nine hits and five runs in 6 1/3 innings, striking out one.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Hudson improved to 5-0 in his past eight starts dating to July 6. … San Diego recalled P Tom Layne from Double-A San Antonio. Layne made his major-league debut in the eighth and struck out the side. … Atlanta RF Jason Heyward, who had played every inning since June 13, did not start but came in for defense in the seventh. … Jones finished 2-for-4 and is two hits shy of 2,700 for his career. ... Atlanta improved to 25-10 since July 4. ... The Padres are 24-16 since June 29.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   Atlanta
Clayton Richard Player Tim Hudson
Loss W/L Win
6.1 IP 6.1
1 Strikeouts 4
9 Hits 2
7.11 ERA 0.00
Hitting
San Diego   Atlanta
Yonder Alonso Player Paul Janish
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 5 0 5 .156 14 8 0 2 0 0
Atlanta 10 2 19 .294 11 5 6 0 2 0

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against San Diego. The Braves have a W/L % of .636 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Padres have a W/L % of .462 after a win and .424 after a loss.