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Braves pillage Pirates in Pittsburgh

Braves pillage Pirates in Pittsburgh

Braves pillage Pirates in Pittsburgh

Atlanta Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens ...


    PITTSBURGH — Jair Jurrjens pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.
    Jurrjens (6-1) struck out four and walked one in 7 2-3 innings while dropping his ERA to 1.56. Craig Kimbrel worked a perfect ninth for his 13th save.
    Alex Gonzalez had three hits and scored a run for the Braves, who scratched out just enough offense to end Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton's three-game winning streak.
    Morton (5-2) continued his strong start, giving up seven hits while striking out four and walking three in seven-plus innings.
    With Mike Minor on the mound, the Braves will close out the two game series with Pittsburgh today at 12:35 p.m.

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