Cubs Vs. Braves Final Score: North Siders Lose Game No. 50

The Atlanta Braves exploded for 10 runs on 10 hits to secure a 10-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Turner Field on Tuesday. Braves starter Jair Jurrjens allowed nine hits and three runs over five innings to improve to 2-2. The Braves move to 42-38 with the win, while the North Siders fall to 30-50.

The Cubs led 3-1 heading into the fifth inning, but Atlanta exploded for five runs in the fifth and four runs in the sixth to take a commanding lead. The fifth was highlighed by a three RBI triple from Michael Bourn and a solo shot from Jason Heyward.

Chris Volstad was tagged for seven hits and six earned runs over 4.1 innings. He falls to 0-7 on the season.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more comprehensive coverage of this series, visit Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Braves blog Talking Chop. For more MLB coverage, check out Baseball Nation as well as MLB Daily Dish.

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