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Jurrjens works 6 sharp innings in Atlanta win

By: AP
By: AP

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Jair Jurrjens threw six scoreless innings
to help the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Tuesday. Jurrjens allowed four hits, struck out six and walked none.

Jonathon Niese also pitched well for the Mets, allowing two runs
and two hits in four innings. The 22-year-old left-hander is
competing for the final spot in New York's rotation.

Josh Anderson hit a two-out, two-run homer off Niese in the
second inning and finished with two hits.

Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 for New York, raising his spring
average to .400. Ryan Church hit a solo homer in the seventh
inning.


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