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Bats Wake up for the Atlanta Braves, Cruise Past Houston Astros
June 11th, 2011 at 12:12 AM
The lumber came alive in a big way for the Atlanta Braves tonight as they pelted the Houston Astros 11-4 in the first of a four-game series. "We got into some hitters' counts and swung the bat," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. ***PHOTO1***   Center fielder Jordan Schaffer got it started out for the...

Atlanta Braves’ Jair Jurrjens Named NL Pitcher of the Month
June 2nd, 2011 at 7:15 AM
After missing most of 2010 with injuries, Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens has come back even better than before and has been named the National League’s Pitcher of the Month for May. ***PHOTO1*** Jurrjens posted a 5-1 record with a miniscule 1.65 ERA in May. He struck out 24 batters while walking...