The Braves scored in the first inning when Alex Gonzalez reached on an error, advanced to second on catcher's interference and scored on a single by Dan Uggla. They added a second run in the second inning on an RBI single by Martin Prado.
The big inning came in the fourth when Atlanta struck for three runs. David Ross led off the inning with a double and scored on a double by Eric Hinske. Nate McLouth followed with a two-run home run for a five-run lead. They added a sixth run in the fifth when Hinske sac flied a run home.
Greinke was certainly not the ace we remember from Kansas City, but he is still working his way back and is shaking off the rust. The command wasn't there, and he left several pitches over the plate without anything being really sharp. He allowed five runs on five hits in four innings, walking one and striking out six.
Brandon Kintzler gave up the Hinske sac fly RBI in the sixth.
Tim Hudson has been almost perfect through five innings, allowing a lone double to Rickie Weeks in the fourth. He has five strikeouts and no walks, inducing six groundouts to three flyouts. He is sitting at 57 pitches.
Greinke threw 57 strikes through four innings. Hudson threw 57 pitches through five innings.