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ATLANTA -- Martin Prado is on a roll, and that means good things for the Atlanta Braves. Cheap Jerseys . Prado homered and drove in three runs, Jair Jurrjens took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Atlanta beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 on Saturday. Prado is 12 for 27 (.444) with three homers -- one a grand slam -- and eight RBIs in his last six games. "I think we know who the player of the week is going to be this week," said Atlantas Chipper Jones, who called Prados surge "typical Prado." "When he gets it going right, roll with it," Jones said. Prado, who was hitting .238 on April 26, has raised his average to .295. He has six homers and 27 RBIs to match Jones for the team lead. Prado added a two-run single in the sixth inning against Philadelphia. Jurrjens (5-0) beat the Phillies for the second time in a week, following a 5-2 win in Philadelphia on Sunday. He gave up three hits and three runs, two earned, in 7 1-3 innings. Jurrjens, who opened the season on the disabled list with a right oblique strain, has not allowed more than two earned runs in six starts. He retired Philadelphias first 17 batters and said he couldnt help but think about the possibility for a perfect game or no-hitter. "You walk out there and you see zero and zero, if somebody says theyre not thinking about it, theyre lying," Jurrjens said. Jurrjens has a 1.66 earned-run average. "Hes been good every outing," Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said. Prado and Nate McLouth hit back-to-back homers in the first inning for the only runs allowed by Joe Blanton (1-2) in five innings. Phillies centre-fielder Shane Victorino was 0 for 3, ending his 15-game hitting streak. He left the game in the eighth with a sore right hamstring and will not play in Sundays final game of the series, according to manager Charlie Manuel. "Weve got guys falling like flies," Manuel said. The Phillies do not believe Victorinos injury will force him to the disabled list. Craig Kimbrel pitched the ninth for his ninth save. Prado, Atlantas leadoff hitter, pulled Blantons second pitch of the game into the left-field seats. Only three pitches late, McLouth cleared the centre-field wall to give the Braves back-to-back home runs for the first time this season. The 2-0 lead stood until the sixth, when pinch-hitter Michael Martinez ended Jurrjens perfect game with a two-out single to right field. Jimmy Rollins followed with a run-scoring double but was caught in a run-down between second and third to end the inning. Jurrjens was backed by the Braves strong defence. In the sixth, Wilson Valdez hit a grounder off Jurrjens foot that bounced toward second base. Dan Uggla made the barehanded scoop and threw out Valdez at first. Ryan Howard hit a long drive off Jurrjens in the seventh, but McLouth made a running catch at the wall in centre field to end the inning. A controversial call by second-base umpire Gary Darling helped the Braves score three runs in the sixth. J.C. Romero issued a one-out walk to Uggla before Freddie Freeman hit a grounder that Rollins fielded at shortstop while running toward third base. He threw to second base, and Darling called Uggla safe. Manuel came out of the dugout to argue that Rollins throw beat Uggla to the bag. Freeman was credited with an infield hit. "He was totally out," Manuel said. "Not even close. I cant believe he didnt see it because hes standing right there. He had a tremendous view of it." Darlings call proved crucial when Uggla scored from third on a two-out squeeze by David Ross against Kyle Kendrick, who slipped while attempting to field the ball. Ross, credited with a hit, moved to second when Kendrick walked Jurrjens. Prado followed with a two-run single to centre for a 5-1 lead. The Phillies scored two runs in the eighth. Raul Ibanez walked and scored on a double by Valdez, who moved to third on a passed ball by David Ross and scored on pinch-hitter John Mayberrys groundout. Each team wore Negro Leagues throwback uniforms -- Atlanta Black Crackers and Philadelphia Stars -- as part of the Civil Rights Game weekend. For Sundays Civil Rights Game at Turner Field, the teams will wear throwback uniforms from 1974, the year Atlantas Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths career record with his 715th home run. NOTES: Jurrjens struck out six and issued one walk. ... Braves RF Jason Heyward missed his fourth straight start with inflammation in his right shoulder but entered as a defensive replacement in the ninth. ... RHP Brandon Beachy was examined by a team doctor for an oblique injury he sustained Friday night. The rookie likely will be placed on the DL. ... The Braves plan to recall RHP Scott Proctor from triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday. The move was planned before Beachys injury. Wholesale Jerseys . Top Picks: Over the last three seasons, C Claude Giroux has put up 216 points, the fourth-best total in the league. Even with an offseason finger injury, Giroux is a good bet to be among the top scorers in the league, making him a No. Cheap NFL Jerseys . Ray Allen and Shane Battier combined for 24 points in the fourth quarter, and the Heat scored the first 13 points of the period to erase Atlantas 10-point lead and beat the Hawks 103-90 on Wednesday night for their eighth straight win. http://www.cheapjerseyspl.us.com/ . Cullen spent the past three seasons with Jacksonville. Before joining the Jaguars, Cullen was at Idaho State and spent three seasons (2006-08) with the Detroit Lions. Cioffi, who has 18 years of NFL experience to the Browns staff, was with Arizona the past two seasons.SAN DIEGO -- His wobbly early season start corrected, Edinson Volquez is pitching like hes supposed to for the San Diego Padres. Backed by consecutive homers by rookie Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable, Volquez combined with three relievers on a four-hitter to lead the Padres to a 5-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Volquez won his third straight start and the Padres, who took two of three from the Diamondbacks, won for the eighth time in 11 games. The Diamondbacks have lost five of six. Volquezs start carried more weight because the Padres put lefty Clayton Richard on the 15-day disabled list earlier Sunday with an intestinal virus. Richard was chased in the fourth inning of Saturday nights 8-1 loss and the Padres had to use four relievers. "This start today set up what needed to happen, where he pitched deep into the game and the guys who were the freshest were able to pitch," manager Bud Black said. "It was a critical start. Volqy pitched very well on the heels of a tough start by Clayton." Volquez (3-3) has rebounded from losing his first three starts and seeing his ERA balloon to 11.68. Hes 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA in his last four starts. Volquez said hes been working with pitching coach Darren Balsley. "A lot of work, man, trying to pull everything together to throw strikes," Volquez said. "Everything was working. I threw good pitches today, down in the zone and got a lot of ground balls, fly balls. My goal was to stay in the game as long as I can to give us a chance to win." Volquez held Arizona to one run and four hits in 6 2-3 innings while striking out three and walking three. Joe Thatcher got one out and Luke Gregerson and Huston Street pitched an inning apiece. Black said Volquez has been throwing more strikes early in counts and more strikes with his secondary pitches. "The change, when thrown, hes been able to throw it behind in counts," Black said. "When they take it, called strike. Where I think early in the year maybe he was trying to be a little bit too fine, a little bit out of whack mechanically and the offspeed pitches were not consistently in the strike zone. So the last three starts have been much more strike-heavy with the secondary pitches. The fastball command is improved, also. You put it all together, three wins and a lot of zeroes." Volquez had only one bad inning, when he allowed Didi Gregorius home run deep into the right-field seats leading off the third. Gregorius hit his third homer. The Diamondbacks have homered in a season-high six straight games. Volquez then gave up a doubble to Kennedy and, with two outs, walked the bases full. Cheap NHL Jerseys. He got out of the jam by inducing Eric Chavez to ground out. "We didnt have anything going at all," manager Kirk Gibson said. "We didnt make any adjustments to what he was doing. He was trying to start off with off-speed pitches and we were out in front. We didnt have a good approach. It should because we only had four hits." Gyorko hit a two-run homer with two outs in the sixth and Venable followed with a solo shot off Ian Kennedy. With Chase Headley aboard after getting hit by a pitch on his upper right arm, Gyorko sent a 3-2 pitch an estimated 426 feet into the upper deck in left field, his second. Venable then hit a drive into the first row of the home run porch in the right-field corner, his second. That was it for Kennedy (1-3), who allowed five runs and five hits in 5 2-3 innings, struck out five and walked three. After winning at St. Louis on opening day, he is 0-3 with a 5.70 ERA in six starts. "I just felt like I couldnt put anyone away," Kennedy said. "There were times when I had two strikes on guys and I didnt have that put-away pitch, whether it was my fastball or my changeup. In those situations where I could strike somebody out and I didnt do it, its pretty frustrating." Headley extended his hitting streak to 10 games with an RBI single in the first, the third straight Padres batter to reach against Kennedy opening the inning. Everth Cabrera hit a leadoff double and Chris Denorfia walked ahead of Headleys single up the middle. Yonder Alonso added a sacrifice fly. NOTES: Kennedy is 7-2 lifetime against San Diego, with a 3.17 ERA. ... Arizona has scored just six runs in Kennedys last five starts. ... Tennis great Rod Laver was at the game and dropped by both clubhouses before the game, visiting with managers Bud Black and Kirk Gibson. ... The Padres activated RHP Tyson Ross. Black said Richard (0-4, 8.54) has lost 12 pounds since getting sick during a series at San Francisco two weekends ago, although hes started to gain it back. Hes scheduled to see a specialist Monday. Ross will pitch out of the bullpen as the Padres go with a four-man rotation due to two off days coming up. ... The Diamondbacks head to Los Angeles for a three-game series starting Monday, with RHP Trevor Cahill (1-3, 2.84) scheduled to start against LHP Chris Capuano (0-1, 9.64). ... The Padres open a home series against Miami in a matchup of last-place teams. Former Padres LHP Wade LeBlanc (0-4, 6.23) is scheduled to start opposite Andrew Cashner (1-2, 4.24). cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys ' ' '

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