MLB: Washington 9, Atlanta 2

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman bashed a pair of home runs to spark an 18-hit attack Sunday in the Washington Nationals' 9-2 spanking of Atlanta.

MLB: San Francisco 9, Atlanta 0

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- Buster Posey drove in five runs to provide support for Barry Zito's seven shutout innings Tuesday in the San Francisco Giants' 9-0 rout of Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Philadelphia 3

PHILADELPHIA, July 8 (UPI) -- Brian McCann's solo homer in the seventh inning provided the difference Sunday in the Atlanta Braves' series-sweeping 4-3 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 10, Chicago Cubs 3

ATLANTA, July 3 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones went 5-for-5 with four RBI and Michael Bourn stroked a three-run triple Tuesday in the Atlanta Braves' 10-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Boston 1

BOSTON, June 23 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens allowed three hits over 7 2/3 innings Friday in his first start since April, boosting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 triumph over Boston.
Braves' Beachy to undergo elbow surgery

Braves' Beachy to undergo elbow surgery

ATLANTA, June 20 (UPI) -- Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will undergo reconstructive elbow surgery and will miss the rest of the season, the team said Wednesday.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Atlanta 2

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- Chris Capuano hurled seven strong innings and Juan Uribe went 4-for-4 with three RBI Monday in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 7-2 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 14, New York Mets 6

ATLANTA, April 18 (UPI) -- Juan Francisco, Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman each hit two-run home runs Wednesday, powering the Atlanta Braves to a 14-6 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 4, Atlanta 2

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Lucas Duda bashed a pair of homers Saturday and the New York Mets logged a second straight win to start the season, 4-2 over Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta 3, Chicago Cubs 0

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings and the Atlanta Braves got homers from Freddie Freeman and Dan Uggla Monday in a 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: San Francisco 7, Atlanta 5

ATLANTA, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Matt Cain gave up only an unearned run in eight innings Wednesday and the San Francisco Giants survived a rough ninth inning to down Atlanta 7-5.

MLB: Atlanta 9, Colorado 1

ATLANTA, July 6 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens became the first National League pitcher to win 12 games Wednesday and received plenty of support in helping Atlanta roll over Colorado 9-1.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Baltimore 0

ATLANTA, July 1 (UPI) -- Jair Jurrjens did not allow a base runner until the sixth inning Friday and threw a one-hitter in carrying the Atlanta Braves to a 4-0 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Atlanta 10, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, June 26 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla drove in four runs and Jair Jurrjens won his 10th game Saturday, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 10-1 rout of San Diego.

MLB: Atlanta 4, Texas 2

ATLANTA, June 19 (UPI) -- Jason Heyward drove in a pair of runs and Jair Jurrjens won his ninth game Sunday, helping the Atlanta Braves log a 4-2 interleague win over Texas.
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Jair Jurrjens
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens throws against the Colorado Rockies during the second inning at Coors Field in Denver on June 16, 2008. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Jair Francoise Jurrjens (pronounced /ˈdʒaɪ.ər ˈdʒɜrdʒənz/ jy-ər jur-jənz; born January 29, 1986 in Willemstad, Curaçao, Kingdom of the Netherlands is a starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.

Jurrjens grew in a quiet neighborhood called ´Kura Piedra´ pronounced in Dutch as ´Steenkoraal or Stenenkoraal´, and was always active in baseball. His older brother, Carl Jr., also played baseball.

Jurrjens speaks English, Spanish, Dutch and Papiamentu.

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