Braves' Hudson to start opening day

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The Atlanta Braves tabbed veteran right-hander Tim Hudson to start opening day, scheduled for April 1 against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Hudson, 37, posted a 3.62 ERA and 1.21 WHIP in 179 innings last season, and will head a rotation that includes Paul Maholm, Kris Medlen, Mike Minor and Julio Teheran.