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Braves Rewind: Whatever happened to...Jair Jurrjens?

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Let's take a look at Braves from years past.

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Julio Teheran tossed a one-hit shutout for the Braves yesterday. The last Braves pitcher to do that: Jair Jurrjens.

Jurrjens accomplished the feat July 1, 2011 against Baltimore. His career with the Braves, which encompasses much of his major-league career, could be described as middling; he had a couple of good years sandwiched in between some not-so-good years.

He came to the Braves in a trade from Detroit for Edgar Renteria in the fall of 2007, and won 13 games in his rookie season of 2008 when he placed third in the Rookie of the Year voting. In 2009, Jurrjens would set career bests in wins (14), ERA (2.60), innings (215), and strikeouts (152).

His 2010 season would be cut short due to knee surgery, and was on the DL to start the 2011 campaign. That year, he tossed the only two complete games of his career, including the aforementioned one-hitter, and was elected as an All-Star.

2012 was rough on Jurrjens, as he was optioned to Gwinnett early in the season and struggled the rest of the year. He was non-tendered at season's end and signed on with Baltimore for 2013, but was DFA'd that July.

In 2014, Jurrjens would sign a minor-league deal with the Reds, who would then trade him two months later to the Rockies, where pitching careers go to die. He spent all of 2015 in the minors, where he posted a 6.88 ERA before being released.

Jurrjens is currently pitching in Taiwan for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions of the CPBL.