ATLANTA, Ga. -- Mark Teixeira homered three times and drove in four, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Seattle Mariners 8-3 on Sunday.
Teixeira hit solo drives in the second and fourth innings, and a two-run shot in the seventh for his 13th homer of the season. It was his second career three-homer game.
Tim Hudson (8-5) allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 2.96 and finally win an interleague game with Atlanta. Before Sunday, Hudson was 0-10 with a 7.82 ERA in 12interleague starts with the Braves. He was 0-3 with an 11.25 ERA against AL West teams.