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Jurrjens Throws Seven Shutout Innings As Braves Bounce Cubs

Last updated on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

(CHICAGO, IL) - Freddie Freeman and Dan Uggla homered as the Atlanta Braves won their fifth game in a row, blanking the Chicago Cubs 3-0.

Braves starter Jair Jurrjens pitched into the seventh inning, allowing eight hits to improve to 13-5.

The Atlanta bullpen allowed one hit over the final two and two-thirds innings with Johnny Venters picking up his fifth save.

Ryan Dempster allowed all three Atlanta runs in his six innings of work and took the loss, dropping to 10-9.

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