ATLANTA (AP) -- Chipper Jones hit his 10th homer, Jair Jurrjens pitched six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Tuesday night to improve the NL's best home record.
Mark Kotsay added two hits, including a homer, and drove in two runs. Kotsay also delivered the defensive play of the game in the fifth inning, making an over-the-shoulder catch at the warning track of Tadahito Iguchi's drive.
The Braves have won four straight, all at home, where they improved to 12-4 overall.
Jurrjens (4-2) matched his career high with eight strikeouts and gave up seven hits with a walk and one run in six innings.
San Diego's Chris Young (2-3) threw 98 pitches in only five innings, giving up nine hits and five runs.
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