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PHI@LAD: Lee fans 10 in seven dominant innings

Tim Hudson will have to wait another day to attempt to snap his 10-start winless streak.

Originally scheduled to start Friday's series opener opposite Phillies ace Cliff Lee, Hudson has been bumped back to Saturday, with left-hander Paul Maholm moved up a day.

Maholm, who was originally set to oppose Kyle Kendrick on Saturday, picked up his ninth win in his most recent start after limiting the D-backs to two runs in 6 2/3 innings Sunday, so he will be pitching on normal rest.

The veteran left-hander has gone 5-2 with a 4.66 ERA in 10 career starts against the Phillies, including tossing 5 2/3 scoreless innings on April 3.

Lee has been lights-out nearly all season, especially over the past two months. He has turned in 11 consecutive quality starts dating back to May 6, while pitching at least seven innings in each of those outings.

Lee is 7-0 with a 2.15 ERA during that span, improving his season totals to 9-2 with a 2.49 ERA.

Braves: Schafer to DL, Terdoslavich promoted
Atlanta on Thursday placed outfielder Jordan Schafer on the disabled list with a right ankle contusion and purchased Joey Terdoslavich's contract from Triple-A Gwinnett to take his place on the roster.

Schafer, who initially injured the ankle after fouling a pitch off it on June 26, had noticeably favored his right leg while running to first base in pinch-hit at-bats on Tuesday and Wednesday. He had yet to play in the field since suffering the injury.

As for Terdoslavich, the 24-year-old had never previously been called to the big leagues. Atlanta's No. 14-ranked prospect according to, Terdoslavich hit .318 with 18 homers in 85 games with Gwinnett.

Terdoslavich struck out swinging on a 2-2 count while pinch-hitting in the eighth inning of the Braves' 4-3 loss to the Marlins on Thursday night.

Phillies: Revere finding his stride
Following a slow start to the season, center fielder Ben Revere has seemingly settled into a groove at the plate over the last two months.

He hit just .200 in April while notching only one extra-base hit, five stolen bases and nine runs scored. Since May 1, Revere is batting .333 (63-for-189) over 57 games, to go along with 15 steals and 23 runs scored.

"It's just that the hits are starting to fall in," Revere said. "I've been kind of doing the same stuff. Usually April is not my best month, but most hitting coaches know that if you are a good enough hitter to get your confidence up and your average up, and it's all about just buying time and getting your hits."

Worth noting
• Brandon Beachy will travel with the Braves to Philadelphia, setting the earliest time for him to begin a rehab assignment back to late next week. Gonzalez said that pitching coach Roger McDowell wants Beachy to throw at least one more bullpen session and to see how the hurler feels in the following days before sending him on an assignment.

• Atlanta lost two straight games to Miami to end the two teams' midweek series after the Braves previously defeated the Marlins in eight straight contests. Comments