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Braves' Hudson allows homer to Fielder, Francisco homers in Atlanta's 5-3 win

  • Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder, right, watches his two-run home run in front of Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder, right, watches his two-run home run in front of Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird during the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

  • Atlanta Braves' Juan Francisco watches his three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball spring training exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Atlanta Braves' Juan Francisco watches his three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball spring training exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

  • Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, reacts in front of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, after hitting a foul ball during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, right, reacts in front of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila, left, after hitting a foul ball during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)  (The Associated Press)

Tim Hudson allowed a long home run to Prince Fielder, but Juan Francisco's three-run shot off Rick Porcello helped the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory Wednesday.

Hudson pitched three innings and yielded two runs and two hits. He said afterward he feels he is on target to meeting his opening-day goals.

Porcello, competing for one of the final spots in the Tigers' rotation, allowed three hits in two innings.

Joey Terdoslavich doubled in a run in the sixth inning for the Braves and raised his spring batting average to .429. Jordan Schafer, Chris Johnson, Terdoslavich, and Francisco each had two hits for the Braves.

Reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera had a single.