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Jair Jurrjens vs Clayton Kershaw Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 5-3

Jair Jurrjens vs Clayton Kershaw Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 5-3

Los Angeles needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Atlanta for a 5-3 final at Dodger Stadium.

The Dodgers were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.

Los Angeles got 8 2/3 innings from Clayton Kershaw, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Matt Guerrier earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 2 RBIs from Casey Blake in the win.

Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Jair Jurrjens in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddie Freeman had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.

Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.

Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.