Baseball Report

By Bob Hurst

To compete with Philadelphia in the National League East this season, the Atlanta Braves knew their pitching would have to be up to the task, and Jair Jurrjens would be a big part of that.

After an injury-plagued 2010 season, Jurrjens has emerged as the Braves ace, going 12-3 with a 1.87 ERA, ranking second in the majors in wins and ERA. And his performance has helped Atlanta rank second in the majors with a 3.11 ERA.

Agents Stop Marijuana Smuggling Attempt Off Coast Of Southern California

Almost 500 Pounds of Marijuana Found Hidden in the Boat

Dana Point, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection marine interdiction agents stopped a private pleasure boat Saturday off the coast of southern California with almost 500 pounds of marijuana hidden on board.

On July 9th, CBP marine interdiction agents conducted a routine boarding of a 23-foot Neptune cuddy cabin vessel near Dana Point, Calif. Dana Point is located on the coast of Southern California, between San Clemente and Laguna Beach, about 60 miles south of Los Angeles.