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Sun, 02 Apr 2006 12:44:53 -0700
The Atlanta Braves have optioned OF/1B James Jurries to Triple-A Richmond, according to Tom Saladino of the Associated Press.
Thu, 23 Mar 2006 23:37:48 -0800
Updating previous reports, David O'Brien, of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, reports Atlanta Braves OF/1B James Jurries continues to battle for a spot at first base with veteran OF/1B Brian Jordan. The team seems to be focused on having one of the two fill a role at the position, possibly in a platoon situation. While Jurries had little experience at first base, he's been able to handle it without any problems and the team has felt he's looked natural at the position. Jurries hit .452 with two home runs and a team-high 12 RBIs in the Grapefruit League.
Fri, 24 Feb 2006 01:34:51 -0800
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the Atlanta Braves and IF James Jurries agreed on a one-year contract for the 2006 season. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fri, 22 Apr 2005 13:35:32 -0700
The Associated Press reports Atlanta Braves P James Jurries was suspended for 15 games for testing positive for steroids.