MILWAUKEE (AP) – Andruw Jones hit two home runs, increasing his major league-leading total to 42, and Tim Hudson pitched his second straight complete game to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Sunday.

Jones also took over the NL lead with 102 RBIs with his eighth multihomer game of the season. His three-run shot to left field in the third inning against Chris Capuano gave Atlanta all the runs it needed.

Hudson (11-7) scattered seven hits, including homers to Brady Clark and Chad Moeller. He pitched his first complete game of the season Monday against Chicago.

The Braves increased their lead to 5-1 in the fifth on Jones’ solo shot. Among Jones’ home runs, 31 have went to left field.

Capuano (14-9) pitched seven innings, allowing five runs – four earned. He was bidding to become Milwaukee’s first 15-game winner since 1993, when Cal Eldred won 16 games.

Hudson helped the Braves score another run in the fourth. Johnny Estrada reached on a throwing error, moved to second on a single by Adam LaRoche and took third on a flyout.

Hudson bunted back to Capuano, who decided not to make a throw to home plate and instead threw to first base.

Capuano retired the first three batters on seven pitches, then Milwaukee took a 1-0 lead when Clark hit an 0-1 pitch over the left-field wall for his fifth leadoff home run of the season and the sixth of his career.

The Brewers completed the scoring in the fifth when Moeller’s drive hit the top of the left-field wall and went over for his fifth home run and first since July 3.

Notes: Jones has 29 multihomer games. … The Braves split the season series with Milwaukee, 3-3. Atlanta has never lost a season series to Milwaukee since the Brewers switched to the National League in 1998. … Rookie OF Corey Hart made his first start in right field in place of Geoff Jenkins and committed his first error in the major leagues when he dropped a fly ball. … Ned Yost has 199 career wins as Brewers manager. … RHP Justin Lehr, who replaced RHP Ben Sheets (shoulder tear) on the roster, pitched the eighth and ninth innings.

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