ATLANTA If the Braves needed a reminder that they must find another starter, they received it in the form a giant punch in the nose.
Jair Jurrjens had been seemingly rejuvenated, revitalized and refreshed since his return to Atlanta a month ago. He also was undefeated.
Even better for the Braves, Jurrjens had pitched well in those four starts, giving them hope that he would help stabilize their shaky rotation.
That could still happen, but Jurrjens jumped in Doc Brown's time-traveling DeLorean and took a trip to April on Tuesday night.
He displayed little of the determination and desire that he had demonstrated since his return from the minors.
Jurrjens was knocked around worse than he had been in any of his April starts, giving up eight hits and eight runs in 3 13 innings as San Francisco defeated the Braves 9-0.
And that's quite an amazing accomplishment considering Jurrjens had a 9.37 ERA before he was exiled to Triple-A Gwinnett.
"Since the first hitter, you could see I...