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Freddie Freeman and Dan Uggla each blasted solo home runs and Jair Jurrjens tossed six-and-a-third scoreless innings as the Braves blanked the Cubs, 3-0, on Monday night at Wrigley Field. Jurrjens gave up eight hits and walked five with just one strikeouts, but was able to register his 13th win of the season. Jonny Venters worked through a pair of walks in the ninth to notch his fifth save. Ryan Dempster fanned eighth through six innings of three-run ball to suffer the tough-luck loss for Chicago. Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-4 in a losing effort for the Northsiders. Casey Coleman gets the nod opposite Mike Minor in tonight's second installment.

 
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