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Wild Win For Jurrjens, Braves

Atlanta sends Mets to fifth loss in six games

(Newser) - Jair Jurrjens walked three consecutive batters with the bases loaded in the third inning, then got his first major league hit ahead of Kelly Johnson's tiebreaking, two-run homer to help the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling New York Mets, 6-3, on Friday. Johnson had four RBIs for the Braves, who... More »

Jurrjens Sharp for 7 Innings to Help Braves Sweep Dodgers

As Braves beat Los Angeles 6-1

(Newser) - Jair Jurrjens pitched three-hit ball for seven innings, Mark Teixeira homered and the Atlanta Braves beat Los Angeles 6-1 Sunday for their first sweep of the Dodgers in eight years. The Braves gave up a total of only three runs in defeating the Dodgers three times. Atlanta's last sweep over... More »

Braves Trade Renteria for Prospects

Detroit fills SS gap; Atlanta ushers in youth movement

(Newser) - The Tigers have signaled that the future is now; with the window closing on last year's AL champions, Detroit has traded two stellar prospects for the veteran bat and glove of Edgar Renteria. Atlanta will receive righty fireballer Jair Jurrjens, 21, and outfielder Gorkys Hernandez, 20, who hit .293 and... More »

Tigers Edge Yanks 5-4

Injury benches ace Jurrjens as Detroit holds on to down New York

(Newser) - The Tigers paid a price for their dramatic 5-4 win over the Yankees yesterday. Curtis Granderson's in-the-park homer earned Detroit the win, but ace starter Jair Jurrjens—a key weapon in the Tigers' battle for the American League Central—went out early with an injury to his throwing shoulder and... More »

Tigers' Jurrjens Aces Indians

Detroit takes first of crucial series to move within half game of division lead

(Newser) - Detroit's Jair Jurrjens posted a masterful one-hit performance last night as the Tigers bested Cleveland 2-1. In only his second Major League Baseball performance, Jurrjens threw a no-hitter into the sixth before Jhonny Peralta's homer gave the Indians their sole run. Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen smashed back-to back dingers... More »

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