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Baltimore Orioles, Jair Jurrjens Deal Still not Finalized
February 10th, 2013 at 3:15 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens can't seem to catch a break with his balky knee, as the Baltimore Orioles still have yet to finalize his one-year, $1.5 million contract, Roch Kubatko tweets. Kubatko reports that the Orioles are still in the process of Jurrjens' physical exam, noting the health of...

Jair Jurrjens Progressing, Throwing Bullpen Sessions
January 14th, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens is attempting to work his way back from a horrid 2012 campaign and has started throwing bullpen sessions again, Jon Paul Morosi tweets. Jurrjens was non-tendered after a very disappointing season that saw him get demoted to the minors in April. Injuries to the pitching staff...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Non-Tender Jair Jurrjens
November 23rd, 2012 at 8:52 AM
After a disappointing year and a half, the Atlanta Braves will likely part ways with injury and performance plagued starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens instead of offering him salary arbitration. Teams have until midnight on Nov. 30 to offer their free agents a contract, but the already pitching-rich Braves are expected to...

Jair Jurrjens to Start Minor League Rehab Monday
August 5th, 2012 at 9:28 PM
Plagued Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens will start his minor league rehab stint Monday with Triple-A Gwinnett. It just happens that he has no idea when or in what capacity he will pitch for the G-Braves. Jurrjens was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained groin to make...

Atlanta Braves Place Jair Jurrjens on Disabled List with Strained Groin
August 1st, 2012 at 10:57 PM
In yet another turn to a tumultuous year for Jair Jurrjens, the Atlanta Braves have placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin. Jurrjens injured his groin while pitching an inning in relief during the Braves' 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, though Fredi Gonzalez...

Kris Medlen to Start Tuesday in Place of Jair Jurrjens
July 29th, 2012 at 2:54 PM
As scheduled, the Atlanta Braves will continue their search to externally upgrade their starting rotation, but on Tuesday it will be Kris Medlen making at least a spot start for Jair Jurrjens. After Jurrjens seemingly reverted during his last two starts to the form of his first month this season to the...

Atlanta Braves to Skip Jair Jurrjens in Rotation
July 25th, 2012 at 4:52 PM
Following a second straight rough start by Jair Jurrjens on Sunday, the Atlanta Braves will skip his next turn in the starting rotation. After consecutive starts of allowing six runs or more and putting up a 7.04 ERA over 10 starts this season, Jurrjens very well may have pitched his last...

Washington Nationals Knock Around Jair Jurrjens, Split Series with Atlanta Braves
July 22nd, 2012 at 9:59 PM
After the Atlanta Braves came back in dramatic fashion to beat the Washington Nationals on Friday, they're back to where they were before the series began. The Nats shelled Jair Jurrjens en route to a 9-2 win Sunday at Nationals Park, salvaging a split after the Braves took the first two...

Atlanta Braves Shut Out by San Francisco Giants, Lose 9-0 in Series Opener
July 18th, 2012 at 11:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves were on a roll heading into Tuesday night's contest with the San Francisco Giants. Riding a seven-game winning streak and playing great baseball, the Braves looked to continue their winning ways. Barry Zito and the Giants, however, would have none of that. Zito pitched seven shutout innings as...

Brian McCann, Dan Uggla Homer to Help Atlanta Braves Sweep Philadelphia Phillies
July 8th, 2012 at 9:13 PM
After struggling most of the first half of the season, Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann has finally rediscovered his stroke. He homered in his fourth straight game to lift the Bravos to a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-3 game to head into the All-Star break. McCann's go-ahead shot...

Five-Hit Game for Chipper Jones Lifts Atlanta Braves Over Chicago Cubs
July 4th, 2012 at 8:39 AM
On the same day he was announced as a National League All-Star, Chipper Jones had one of the best games of his career with a five-hit game, giving the Atlanta Braves a vital offensive spark in their 10-3 win over the Chicago Cubs Tuesday at Turner Field. The game, during which...

Atlanta Braves Blow Lead, Drop Series Finale 3-2 to Arizona Diamondbacks
June 29th, 2012 at 1:12 AM
The Atlanta Braves were on track to complete a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks, but they were unable to hold the lead and lost 3-2 on Thursday night. Craig Kimbrel, who had not allowed a run since May 4, gave up a go-ahead home run to Chris Young in the top...

Atlanta Braves Interested in Chicago Cubs’ Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza
June 25th, 2012 at 12:25 AM
With the recent loss of Brandon Beachy to Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves' rotation is currently a question mark. The Braves are rumored to be interested in Chicago Cubs' starters Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza. Garza earns $9.5MM this season and will be arbitration-eligible for the final time this offseason. He...

Jair Jurrjens Returns to Atlanta Braves with a Gem, Shuts Down Boston Red Sox
June 23rd, 2012 at 9:43 AM
Exactly no one knew what to expect when the Atlanta Braves were forced to bring back Jair Jurrjens two months after being sent down to Triple-A. With Brandon Beachy lost to Tommy John surgery, Jurrjens stepped in with an absolute gem, going 7 2/3 innings in the 4-1 victory over the...

Atlanta Braves Put Brandon Beachy on 15-Day Disabled List
June 17th, 2012 at 2:06 PM
After coming out of the game on Saturday evening with soreness in his elbow, the Braves didn't waste any time in reaching a decision on what to do with Brandon Beachy. He'll go to the 15-day disabled list and Jair Jurrjens will return to the Atlanta rotation. Beachy said Sunday before...

Jair Jurrjens Could Be Non-Tendered If Minor League Performance Keeps Suffering
June 3rd, 2012 at 9:54 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to send Jair Jurrjens down to Triple-A Gwinnett after he posted a 9.37 ERA in four starts, but his command issues have followed him to the minors, causing a good bit of concern in the Braves organization. Jurrjens got everyone excited when he threw eight shutout innings...

Jair Jurrjens Has Strong Outing in Gwinnett
April 30th, 2012 at 9:19 PM
It will take more than one good game at Triple-A Gwinnett for Jair Jurrjens to be called back up to the Atlanta Braves, but he was strong over seven innings against Toledo on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** In 93 pitches, Jurrjens allowed four hits and one run over seven innings against Toledo in his first...

Jair Jurrjens Throws Season-low Three Innings, Optioned to Triple-A
April 24th, 2012 at 8:22 AM
Jair Jurrjens saw his awful start get even late Monday night. After pitching a season-low three-plus innings and taking a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Atlanta Braves optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett. ***PHOTO1*** Jurrjens gave up five runs on nine hits in three-plus innings in the 7-2 loss. The fifty pitch...

Jair Jurrjens not Happy with Scrub-like Numbers
April 18th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Jair Jurrjens was leading the way for the Atlanta Braves pitching staff in the first half of 2011, posting a National League best 1.87 ERA before the All-Star break. Since then, however, it has been anything but smooth sailing, and he has the numbers to show for it. ***PHOTO1*** Jurrjens missed all of...

Atlanta Braves Breeze Past New York Mets in Damp Series Finale
April 18th, 2012 at 5:04 PM
The Atlanta Braves, most specifically Dan Uggla, have never had much success against New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, but the Bravos lit up him and the scoreboard en route to a 14-6 win on getaway day to secure the series. ***PHOTO1*** Uggla, who had never recorded a hit off Dickey...