Lakeland, FL (Sports Network) - Juan Francisco went 2-for-4 with a three-run
homer to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers in a
Grapefruit League matchup on Wednesday.
Chris Johnson and Joey Terdoslavich also had two hits for the Braves, with
each driving in one run.
Tim Hudson allowed a two-run homer to Prince Fielder in the first inning, but
bounced back and tossed two perfect frames thereafter to earn the win.
Don Kelly added a solo homer in the sixth for the Tigers, who were swept in
last season's World Series by the San Francisco Giants.
Rick Porcello was charged with the loss after giving up Francisco's home run
in the top of the first inning. He allowed four hits and struck out two
over two innings in the setback.
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