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2009-09-28 22:01:08

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. The Braves are two games behind Colorado in the wild-card race and within four games of first-place Philadelphia in the NL East with six games remaining. Jones hit a solo homer off Anibal Sanchez (3-8), who walked eight...

2009-09-22 21:29:23

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. Jurrjens is 4-0 in five meetings with New York this season. Rafael Soriano earned his 25th save of the season with a scoreless ninth. Escobar also doubled and scored an insurance run in the ninth on Adam LaRoche's base hit. Martin Prado collected a...

2009-09-22 21:29:23

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. Jurrjens is 4-0 in five meetings with New York this season. Rafael Soriano earned his 25th save of the season with a scoreless ninth. Escobar also doubled and scored an insurance run in the ninth on Adam LaRoche's base hit. Martin Prado collected a...

2009-09-18 00:23:20

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. The Braves also closed within 4 1/2 games of idle Colorado for the lead in the wild-card race. New York rallied to tie it at 2-2 after four innings, but Atlanta quickly regained the...

2009-09-11 22:49:48

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. Louis hits and struck out seven over eight innings, getting the best of St. Louis starter Joel Pineiro. St. Louis put runners on first and third with nobody out in the third without scoring and then had a potential run cut down at home in the...

2009-08-30 23:24:11

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...

2009-08-19 22:01:20

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. He also hit a two-run homer in the sixth after Adam LaRoche's solo blast. The game marked the second straight between the teams to include an eight-run inning. The Mets had one Tuesday when they beat the Braves 9-4....

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2009-07-27 16:09:38

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. He had two home runs, bringing his season total to 20, and drove in six runs. It's the second time this season and third time in his career Ethier has snared the weekly award. Other nominees included Stephen Drew of Arizona, Jair Jurrjens of Atlanta,...

2009-07-22 21:24:55

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...

2009-07-17 22:05:51

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. New York's only hits were a leadoff double by Gary Sheffield in the second and a one-out double by David Wright in the...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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