Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 4/27/12
By Tara Rowe Having dominated the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Braves arrived in Los Angeles ready to face the team leading the National League in wins. They got off to a rough start behind now demoted Jair Jurrjens, but they salvaged two games of the series with the help of now 40-year-old third baseman Chipper Jones and continued pitching brilliance from Mike Minor and Brandon Beachy. The Braves left Chavez Ravine having taken 2 out of 3 from the red hot Dodgers. Not bad for a team that got off to an 0-4 start. The Braves had 24 hits in the 3-game series. Game 2 showcased a 3-for-3 night for rookie Tyler Pastornicky who had been on the bench for three games. And game 3 included a 2-for-3 night for the slow-starting Dan Uggla, including 2-out RBI. The offense may not have scored as many runs in L.A. as in Arizona, but they continued to get hits and often from the most unlikely of places. HEADING HOME FOR THE BUCS… Today the Braves start a seven-game homestand that includes four games...
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