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Heyward helps Jurrjens as Braves beat Brewers, 2-1

Heyward helps Jurrjens as Braves beat Brewers, 2-1

Jair Jurrjens gave up only one run, rookie Jason Heyward made two strong defensive plays in his return from an injury as the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Thursday.
Martin Prado and Chipper Jones hit home runs in the third inning off Dave Bush (4-7).
Corey Hart's 22nd homer gave Milwaukee a 1-0 lead in the first inning. It was the only run allowed by Jurrjens, who gave up five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 6 2-3 innings.
Cardinals 7, Dodgers 1
At St. Louis, Chris Carpenter allowed four hits in eight innings to improve to 6-0 against the Los Angeles Dodgers as St. Louis chased an off-kilter Clayton Kershaw early.
Allen Craig had two RBIs without a hit off Kershaw (9-5), who issued consecutive walks on 11 pitches to start the Cardinals' two-run first, meriting a quick visit from pitching coach Rick Honeycutt.
Carpenter (10-3) struck out six with no walks.
Andre Ethier homered and singled for the Dodgers, who committed errors on consecutive plays in St. Louis' two-run fourth.
Cubs 12, Phillies 6
At Chicago, Aramis Ramirez hit a pair of two-run doubles, and Derrek Lee and Geovany Soto each had two-run homers to lead Chicago to a win over Philadelphia.
Alfonso Soriano also hit a solo homer for the Cubs, who scored nine of their 12 runs with two outs.
Cubs starter Ryan Dempster allowed two runs on six hits with three walks and nine strikeouts. Dempster (8-7) rebounded after allowing a long two-run homer to Ryan Howard in the first inning.


Updated : 2021-03-04 15:28 GMT+08:00