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In 2009, Jair Jurrjens started 34 games and posted a 2.60 ERA.
Unfortunately, Jurrjens' next season in a Braves uniform was plagued by injuries and as a result, the young hurler only started 20 games.
Now, after an offseason dedicated to recovering and getting back in shape (Jurrjens has lost a significant amount of weight), the right-hander is ready to return to his vintage form.
If Jurrjens can replicate what he did two years ago, he is just another ace on the Braves staff, giving them a top four consisting of Jurrjens, Tommy Hanson, Tim Hudson, and Derek Lowe.
Sure, that top four may not equal the current staff of Philadelphia, but with the exception of Cole Hamels (whose contract expires at the end of the year), the Phillies rotation is much older than Atlanta's. So while all may be well and good for Philly in 2010, the Braves clearly have "won the future" with the staff of Hanson, Minor, Jurrjens, Teheran, and Hudson just waiting around the corner.