Alex Gonzalez has 4 hits, Braves pound Padres, 8-0

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ATLANTA (AP) - Tim Hudson dominated San Diego again, Alex
Gonzalez capped his first homestand in Atlanta with four hits and
the Braves beat the Padres 8-0 on Thursday.

Gonzalez had hits in his first four at-bats to give him a streak
of hits in six straight at-bats over two games, four shy of the
Atlanta record. He struck out in the eighth to end the run.

Gonzalez has hits in six of seven games since coming to the
Braves in the July 14 swap of shortstops that sent Yunel Escobar to

Hudson (10-5) allowed only four hits in seven scoreless innings.
He is 5-0 in nine career appearances against the Padres, including
two wins this season.

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