Jair Jurrjens, Braves Beat Phillies, 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) – Martin Prado homered and drove in three runs, Jair Jurrjens took a perfect game into the sixth and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Saturday.
Jurrjens (5-0) beat the Phillies for the second time in a week, following a 5-2 win in Philadelphia on Sunday. He gave up three hits and three runs, two earned, in 7 1-3 innings.
Jurrjens, who opened the season on the disabled list with a right oblique strain, has not allowed more than two earned runs in six starts.
Prado and Nate McLouth hit back-to-back homers in the first inning for the only runs allowed by Joe Blanton (1-2) in five innings.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for his ninth save.
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