The Braves returned home and picked up a much needed 4-1 win over the Mets Monday night. Tim Hudson scattered six hits and allowed only one run in his six innings of work on the mound. He earned his 12th win of the season at the expense of Mets ace Johan Santana.
Tim Hudson on his win over Santana and the Mets
The win gives the Braves a three game lead over the idle Phillies in the N.L. East standings. Philly is back in action tonight with a game at Florida. The Mets are 7 ½ back and quickly becoming a non-factor in the division.
Chipper Jones on disposing of the Mets
The Braves and Mets play again tonight at 7:10. Derek Lowe will be on the mound for Atlanta facing the Mets R.A. Dickey.