Worth noting

Worth noting

• Right-hander Tim Hudson has been in the Braves' clubhouse the past few days keeping his teammates loose. Hudson has lost 10 pounds since sustaining a season-ending injury when Eric Young Jr. stepped on his right ankle while running through first base on July 24.

But the veteran pitcher said he has been relatively pain free the past couple of weeks. Hudson is hoping to begin running and completing other physical exercises in November.

Brian McCann set a new franchise record for catchers when he produced his ninth career bunt hit during Wednesday's fifth inning. The record had previously been held by his good friend David Ross, whose four-season stint with Atlanta ended last year.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.