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Hashtags Don’t Work for Freddie Freeman, All-Star Game Final Vote Until Thursday
July 8th, 2013 at 10:44 AM
It's all well and good, but as a reminder, the #VoteFreddie hashtag that Major League Baseball will use to tally votes for Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote on Twitter doesn't work until Thursday. Braves' fans efforts are paying off though, as Freeman...

Atlanta Braves Expected to Pursue Chicago Cubs Kevin Gregg
June 27th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves, as previously noted, could use another veteran arm in their bullpen. Mark Bowman reports that the Braves are among several teams who are likely to try to trade with the Chicago Cubs for Kevin Gregg. Luis Avilan and Jordan Walden have held down the fort with the big...

Atlanta Braves not Fooled by Knuckleball, Blow Out Toronto Blue Jays
May 31st, 2013 at 7:35 AM
Fredi Gonzalez sat Dan Uggla, B.J. Upton and Jason Heyward for the series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field, and the Atlanta Braves ended up with a big 11-3 win. ***VIDEO1*** The new-look lineup provided a season-high 16 hits and a career-high four RBIs from Ramiro Pena as the...

Toronto Blue Jays @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 53
May 30th, 2013 at 5:14 PM
  Game #53 May 30, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 82°F - 76°F Wind: ESE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Melky Cabrera, LF 2. Jose Bautista, RF 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B 4. Mark DeRosa, 3B 5. Colby Rasmus, CF 6. Maicer Izturis, SS 7. Emilio Bonafacio, 2B 8. Henry Blanco, C 9. R.A. Dickey, P 1. Jordan Schafer, CF 2. Andrelton Simmons,...

Kris Medlen Leaves Early After Being Hit with Liner, Toronto Blue Jays Shutout Atlanta Braves
May 30th, 2013 at 9:06 AM
The Atlanta Braves were forced to work their understaffed bullpen more than they anticipated Wednesday night when Kris Medlen was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Atlanta's relief corps threw well, but the Braves also couldn't get the bats going in a 3-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays...

Toronto Blue Jays @ Atlanta Braves: Gameday 52
May 29th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
  Game #52 May 29, 2013 Toronto Blue Jays Atlanta Braves Game Details Time: 7:10 PM EDT Stadium: Turner Field (Atlanta, GA) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Sunny Temperature: 80°F - 75°F Wind: SE 8 MPH Lineups: 1. Melky Cabrera, LF 2. Jose Bautista, RF 3. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B 4. J.P. Arencibia, C 5. Colby Rasmus, CF 6. Maicer Izturis, 3B 7. Emilio Bonafacio, 2B 8. Munenori Kawasaki, SS 9. Esmil Rogers, P 1. Andrelton Simmons, SS 2. Jason Heyward,...

Atlanta Braves Win Over Toronto Blue Jays as Brian McCann Hits Two Homers in 10-Inning
May 28th, 2013 at 7:01 PM
The Atlanta Braves will have a happy flight back to Turner Field after Brian McCann hit two go-ahead home runs in a 7-6, 10-inning win over the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** McCann's ninth career multi-homer game came at the expense of Toronto reliever Thad Weber, who...

Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays: Gameday 51
May 28th, 2013 at 11:35 AM
  Game #51 May 28, 2013 Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Game Details Time: 12:37 PM EDT Stadium: Rogers Centre (Toronto, ON) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Dome Temperature: 70°F Wind: None Lineups: 1 – Jordan Schafer, CF 2 – Andrelton Simmons, SS 3 – Jason Heyward, RF 4 – Freddie Freeman, 1B 5 – Evan Gattis, C 6 – Brian McCann, DH 7 – Dan Uggla, 2B 8 – Juan Francisco, 3B 9 – Reed Johnson,...

Tim Hudson’s Struggles Continue, Toronto Blue Jays Rout Atlanta Braves
May 28th, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Tim Hudson has so far had a year he'd like to forget. The Atlanta Braves right-hander was battered again in a 9-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Memorial Day at the Rogers Centre. ***VIDEO1*** Hudson gave up six runs in six innings, including two homers among his eight hits. He...

Atlanta Braves @ Toronto Blue Jays: Gameday 50
May 27th, 2013 at 6:50 PM
  Game #50 May 27, 2013 Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Game Details Time: 7:07 PM EDT Stadium: Rogers Centre (Toronto, ON) Broadcast: SportSouth Game Conditions Weather: Partly Cloudy Temperature: 65°F – 60°F Wind: SSE 7 MPH Lineups: 1 – Andrelton Simmons, SS 2 – Reed Johnson, RF 3 – Justin Upton, LF 4 – Freddie Freeman, 1B 5 – Evan Gattis, DH 6 – Brian McCann, C 7 – Dan Uggla, 2B 8 – Chris...

Atlanta Braves Pay Toronto Blue Jays Two-game Visit
May 27th, 2013 at 4:42 PM
The Atlanta Braves play a brief two-game stint with the Toronto Blue Jays starting Monday at the Rogers Centre before heading right back for two more games in Atlanta. The setup is indicative of the new interleague schedule caused by the Houston Astros switching leagues and putting 15 clubs in each...

Toronto Blue Jays Interested in Trading with Atlanta Braves for Tyler Pastornicky
April 14th, 2013 at 7:21 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays have expressed interest to the Atlanta Braves for a trade involving Tyler Pastornicky, Jim Bowden tweets. ***PHOTO1*** Pastornicky originally came to Braves in the July 2010 trade that also brought Alex Gonzalez to Atlanta while shipping off Yunel Escobar, but the Blue Jays are desperate for a stopgap...

Former Atlanta Brave Melky Cabrera Signs with Toronto Blue Jays
November 19th, 2012 at 9:58 PM
Former Atlanta Braves outfielder Melky Cabrera signed a two-year deal worth $16 million, the Toronto Blue Jays officially announced today. The move comes after Cabrera served a 50-game suspension for having elevated levels of testosterone, ending his career best season in which he was hitting .346/.390/.516 with 11 homers, 25 doubles...

Atlanta Braves Give up Six-Run Inning, Fail to Sweep Toronto Blue Jays
June 10th, 2012 at 9:07 PM
Julio Teheran was enjoying a fine outing in his first start with the Atlanta Braves in 2012, but the Toronto Blue Jays ruined that with a big fifth inning to spoil the sweep attempt Sunday at Turner Field. The Braves gave up a season-high six runs in the fifth to snap...

Atlanta Braves Reacquire Ruben Gotay; Demote Joey Terdoslavich to Mississippi
June 5th, 2012 at 10:17 PM
The Atlanta Braves announced two roster moves on Tuesday: the team has reacquired middle infielder Ruben Gotay from the Toronto Blue Jays and has sent struggling third baseman Joey Terdoslavish to Mississippi (AA). Gotay returns to the Braves for a third stint with the club. He was initially claimed off waivers back...

Brandon Beachy Fans 11, Atlanta Braves Sweep Toronto Blue Jays
June 22nd, 2011 at 10:26 PM
Brandon Beachy's return from the disabled list was more of what fans have seen in recent days from Atlanta Braves pitching. The 24-year-old righty struck out 11 in six innings after missing over a month as the Braves swept the Toronto Blue Jays. Taking his cues from Tim Hudson Monday and...

Mike Minor Throws a Gem, Brian McCann Homers Atlanta Braves Past Toronto Blue Jays
June 22nd, 2011 at 9:20 AM
Mike Minor followed Tim Hudson's example Tuesday with seven innings of superb work and an extra base hit of his own as the Atlanta Braves took the second game of their series with the Toronto Blue Jays. ***PHOTO1*** Minor ran into a little trouble in the first inning, giving up a double...

Chicks Dig the Long Ball: Tim Hudson Does it All in Atlanta Braves Win Over Toronto Blue Jays
June 21st, 2011 at 9:22 AM
Tim Hudson did it all for the Atlanta Braves Monday night as he pitched eight-plus shutout innings and belted his second career home run against the Toronto Blue Jays. ***PHOTO1*** In what was a quintessential pitchers' duel, Ricky Romero's (6-7. 2.98 ERA) only mistake came in the seventh inning. David Ross lead...