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Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday: at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. (FOX Sports South); Probable starters: Jair Jurrjens (0-1, 8.10 ERA) vs. Chris Capuano (1-0, 4.50)
Tuesday: at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. (SportSouth); Mike Minor (2-1, 3.10) vs. Aaron Harang (1-1, 5.40)
Wednesday: at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. (SportSouth); Brandon Beachy (2-1, 0.47) vs. Ted Lilly (2-0, 0.69)
Friday: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 7:35 p.m. (Peachtree TVFOX Sports South); A.J. Burnett (1-0, 0.00) vs. Tommy Hanson (2-1, 3.79)
Saturday: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 7:10 p.m. (Peachtree TVFOX Sports South); Eric Bedard (0-3, 2.65) vs. Randall Delgado (2-1, 5.74) or Tim Hudson (0-0, 0.00)
Sunday: vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 1:35 p.m. (SportSouth); Brad Lincoln (0-0, 0.00) vs. Jurrjens
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Chipper Jones will be 40 years old on Tuesday. Expect the Dodgers to give a farewell gift to him, since this is the Braves only regular-season trip to Dodger Stadium this year. The Braves are 10-2 since opening the season 0-4. Star...
BEST OF MAXIM
As reported by Atlanta Braves beat writer for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Braves RHP Jair Jurrjens has been optioned to triple-A after last night’s loss to the Dodgers. He’s 0-2 and hasn’t looked good at all this year or even during Spring Training. Updates and reactions to come as the day goes on.
Barring anything unexpected, right-hander Tim Hudson should be back in the rotation this weekend when the Braves host the Pirates.
The plan since spring training has been that rookie right-hander Randall Delgado would be optioned to Class AAA Gwinnett when that happens. But because right-hander Jair Jurrjens has been pedestrian at best -- 0-1 with an 8.10 ERA in his first three...
With Tim Hudson set to return from the disabled list next week, the Braves have opted to send down Jair Jurrjens, who made last year’s NL All-Star team, rather than prospect Randall Delgado.
Despite Jurrjens’s history as a solid starter, this seems like the right decision. The biggest reason for not wanting to send Jurrjens down at this point was to potentially hold onto some...
After last night's 7-2 loss to the Dodgers, the Braves demoted starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens to AAA Gwinnett.
Jurrjens, who was an All-Star last season after a fantastic first half of the season, just hasn't been good since the break last year. In the second half of last season, he made just seven starts while dealing with a knee injury, and had a 5.88 ERA in 41 1/3 innings...
The Atlanta Braves offensive numbers are impressive, despite scoring a combined seven runs in the final two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks this weekend.
Heres a look at what the Braves have done well offensively through the first 16 games of 2012.
Scoring in bunches
Four games into this season, it didnt look like anything had changed from the end of 2011. The Braves started...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling pitcher Jair Jurrjens to Triple-A Gwinnett after the 2011 All-Star lasted only three-plus innings in a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jurrjens, who led the Braves with 13 wins last season despite two trips to the disabled list, is 0-2 with a 9.37 ERA in four starts. He retired only seven of the 17 batters he faced...
Hello again faithful Braves Blast readers.
As we begin this week I think it’s important for us to take a look back at the past 4 games our Atlanta Braves have played. The four game series, which I’ve never been a fan of a four game series – just seems one too long, against the Arizona Diamondbacks was one that Braves Country can be happy about. Our boys went 3 – 1 against...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Tommy Hanson pitched seven strong innings, Dan Uggla homered and the streaking Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday night.
Hanson allowed two runs on five hits for the Braves, who have won 10 of 11. Hanson (2-2) struck out seven, walked one and retired the last 13 batters he faced.
Uggla broke a 2-all tie with a one-out towering drive to...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Gerardo Parra hit his first career grand slam to cap a five-run second inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Atlanta had won five in a row.
Ian Kennedy (3-0) posted his seventh straight win dating to last August. The Diamondbacks helped him by scoring more than two runs for the first time in four...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Juan Uribe tied a career high with four hits and drove in three runs, and Chris Capuano pitched out of trouble for seven innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
A.J. Ellis had a pair of RBI singles and Capuano (2-0) allowed a run, six hits and four walks while striking out five, helping the Dodgers improve...
Jason Heyward is the kind of player I love in OPS leagues. He draws a lot of walks and hits enough extra-base hits to raise his OPS league value well above that captured in standard 5×5 leagues. Following his manager-ordered off-year in 2011, J-Hey appears to be himself again. While his BB% is below and his K% is above his career averages, I’m not worried and view it largely due...
By Tara Rowe
Leaving Turner Field after sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers and finally figuring out the New York Mets could have been a setback, but not for the Braves who arrived in Arizona having won five of their last six games and continued that dominance. By the time the series in the desert was complete, the Braves scored 26 runs.
Game 1: Minor/Collmenter
Rookie Mike Minor was...
Both the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers had been among the hottest clubs in the majors before ending their respective weekends in losing fashion.
Given the locale of their upcoming series against each other, the Dodgers may have the best chance to quickly resume their winning ways.
Los Angeles seeks to bounce back from its most-lopsided shutout loss in eight years and improve...
We all knew the day would come when we have to seriously think about re-signing BMac. I'll never forget the day his first big contract was signed in 2007 -- I was in Florida with my family and I got a call from a friend: "THE BRAVES JUST SIGNED YOUR FAVORITE BABYFACED CATCHER TO A LONG CONTRACT!" Me: "SERIOUSLY?!!"
2013 seemed so far away at the time, and...