Braves demote Jair Jurrjens to minors after loss
Jurrjens, who led the Braves with 13 wins last season despite two trips to the disabled list, is 0-2 with a 9.37 ERA in four starts. He retired only seven of the 17 batters he faced Monday night - including opposing pitcher Chris Capuano on a sacrifice bunt - and was charged with five runs on nine hits in a 7-2 loss.
It was the first time Jurrjens failed to record a strikeout in 42 starts since April 29, 2010, at St. Louis, when he departed after one inning with a strained left hamstring.
The team will make a corresponding roster move Tuesday.
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