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Jair Jurrjens pitched seven scoreless innings and Chipper Jones homered Monday to pace the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 win over the New York Mets. Jurrjens (14-10) scattered five hits and a walk in the Braves' seventh straight victory, which kept Atlanta in the NL playoff picture.
Yunel Escobar hit a two-run single Tuesday to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the New York Mets. Jair Jurrjens (13-10) matched his career high in wins, set last season, by limiting the Mets to five hits and one run over seven innings.
Yunel Escobar hit a two-run single Tuesday to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the New York Mets. Jair Jurrjens (13-10) matched his career high in wins set last season by limiting the Mets to five hits and one run over seven innings.
A three-run homer by Brian McCann in the fifth put Atlanta in front Thursday and the Braves went on to their seventh straight win -- 7-3 over the New York Mets. Atlanta remained 7 1/2 games behind Philadelphia in the National League East, but moved a half game in front of Florida for second place in the division.
Jair Jurrjens and Rafael Soriano combined to throw a six-hitter Friday and carry Atlanta to a 1-0 victory over St. Louis. The Braves won their second straight after having picked up just one win in seven contests. Jurrjens (11-10) allowed all six St.
Joe Blanton held Atlanta to one run in seven innings Sunday and a costly Braves' error helped the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 win. Blanton (9-6) allowed three hits, walked four and struck out seven. Chase Utley hit his 29th home run, Carlos Ruiz had two doubles and two RBI and Ryan Howard had two hits for the Phillies, who have won 10 of their last 14 games. Brad Lidge picked up his 27th save. Martin Prado had three hits, including a home run, for the Braves, who trail Philadelphia by...
Brian McCann capped an eight-run second inning with a three-run homer Wednesday as the Atlanta Braves trounced the New York Mets 15-2. Atlanta, which had 18 hits, reached its season-high run total. Matt Diaz drove in four runs, including the first two of the big second inning.
The National League Monday named Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier its top player for the past week. Ethier led the majors with a .545 batting average (12- for-22), .630 on-base percentage and 1.045 slugging percentage in six games.
Yunel Escobar hit a three-run homer in the third inning Wednesday and Jair Jurrjens pitched into the eighth to bring Atlanta a 4-2 decision over San Francisco. Jurrjens and the Braves got the best of San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum, who lost for the first time since June 17. Atlanta won its fourth straight and has gone 15-6 since plunging to a season-worst six games below .500 late last month. Escobar's homer gave Atlanta a 4-0 lead and Jurrjens (9-7) took over from there, getting the win...
Jair Jurrjens allowed only two hits Friday, Yunel Escobar drove in three runs and the Atlanta Braves had two homers in pounding the New York Mets 11-0. The one-sided victory came on the night the Braves retired the uniform number of Greg Maddux, who won the Cy Young Award four times. Jurrjens (8-7) went six innings and three Atlanta relievers worked a hitless inning each.
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