MLB: Atlanta 11, Washington 2

April 3, 2011 at 4:59 PM

WASHINGTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Brian McCann pounded out three hits and drove in four runs Sunday, sparking the Braves to an 11-2 shellacking of Washington.

Martin Prado also had three hits, driving in a run, and Nate McLouth scored three times with an RBI in the Braves' 12-hit attack.

Tim Hudson (1-0) was dominant over seven innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out five. He set down the final 17 batters he faced en route to the victory.

Jerry Hairston Jr. and Adam LaRoche led the Nats with an RBI each.

Jordan Zimmermann (0-1) absorbed the loss for Washington, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits over six innings.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
New York Knicks, Afflalo agree to terms
Sacramento Kings trade Stauskas, Landry, Thompson to Philadelphia 76ers
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
NFL notebook: Richardson, Gates, McClain suspended four games
Wimbledon: Brown knocks off Nadal