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TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Freddie Freeman to participate in 2018 Home Run Derby

Freddie Freeman to participate in 2018 Home Run Derby

He will be the Braves’ first participant since 2005. Freddie Freeman will participate in the 2018 Home Run Derby at Nationals Park. The Braves announced Freddie’s inclusion during Wednesday night’s victory over the Blue Jays. He will be the first Braves slugger to participate in the Derby since Andruw Jones did it back in 2005. Freeman has knocked 16 balls over the wall through 91 games this year. While he’s never been thought of as a pure slugger — he does just about everything you could ask for at the plate — it will be a lot of fun to see him cut loose in the box among the...
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Ozzie Albies homers twice as Braves knock off the Blue Jays

Ozzie Albies homers twice as Braves knock off the Blue Jays

Atlanta gets back into the win column with a 9-5 win over Toronto. Ozzie Albies homered twice as the Atlanta Braves got back into the win column with a 9-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. It didn’t take the Braves long to get to Toronto starter Sam Gaviglio. Johan Camargo led off the second with a solid single and then advanced to third on a hit by Dansby Swanson. Camargo then scored on a nice safety squeeze bunt by Mike Foltynewicz to give Atlanta a 1-0 lead. Luke Maile’s airmailed the throw to first which allowed Folty to reach safely with Swanson moving up to third. Ender Inciarte...

Photos: Foltynewicz leads Braves against the Blue Jays

The Braves tried to end a losing skid Wednesday night when they hosted the Toronto  Blue Jays.
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Blue Jays vs Braves game thread

Blue Jays vs Braves game thread

The Braves need a win and a good performance tonight to get back on track. Mike Foltynewicz will be on the mound for Atlanta while Toronto will counter with Sam Gaviglio. First pitch from SunTrust Park is scheduled for around 7:35 p.m. ET and can be seen via Fox Sports Southeast.
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Braves roll out normal lineup for series finale against Blue Jays

Braves roll out normal lineup for series finale against Blue Jays

Freddie Freeman and company look to get back on track against the Blue Jays. The Atlanta Braves look to get headed back in the right direction Wednesday night when they wrap up a two-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays. Atlanta’s lost 6-of-7 to fall out of the NL East lead. Brian Snitker will go with his normal lineup for Wednesday’s game. Johan Camargo moves up to sixth in the batting order while Ronald Acuña Jr. will hit seventh. Acuña is 9-for-36 with two doubles and two home runs in 10 games since returning from the DL. All-Star @Folty25 takes the mound tonight at...
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Braves look to get back on track behind Mike Foltynewicz

Braves look to get back on track behind Mike Foltynewicz

Atlanta has lost 6-of-7 and are now looking up at the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East standings. The Atlanta Braves will try to right the ship when they wrap up a two-game set against the Toronto Blue Jays Wednesday night at SunTrust Park. Atlanta dropped Tuesday’s series opener in uncharacteristic fashion committing three errors while unraveling late in a 6-2 loss. Atlanta has now lost 6-of-7 and now trail the Philadelphia Phillies by one game in the NL East standings. So they need to get things turned around quickly and build some momentum heading into the All-Star break. Atlanta...
Bluebird Banter Jul 11, 2018
Game #91 Preview: Gaviglio vs Foltynewicz

Game #91 Preview: Gaviglio vs Foltynewicz

Blue Jays (42-48) vs Braves (50-40) After a fun win last night, the Blue Jays wrap up their short 2 game set in Atlanta tonight. The game is scheduled for 7:35 ET. Blue Jays’ Starter Sam Gaviglio gets his last start before the All Star break, looking to pick up his first win since May. On the season through 9 starts and 2 relief appearances, he has 52 innings pitched, a 2-2 record and a 3.81 ERA. He has been a very pleasant surprise for the Blue Jays, even if he has struggled pitching deep into games. In his last start against the Yankees, Gaviglio went just 4.1 innings, but allowed just...
Jays Journal Jul 11, 2018

Blue Jays: This is the Marcus Stroman you can build around

Marcus Stroman looked like his old, dominant self on Tuesday night against this Atlanta Braves. This version of the right-hander is certainly worth building around. The Blue Jays will have a lot of questions to ask and answer internally over the next couple months, and especially over the next three weeks as we approach the […] Blue Jays: This is the Marcus Stroman you can build around - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
Braves News: Normally sound defense lets Atlanta down in loss to Blue Jays

Braves News: Normally sound defense lets Atlanta down in loss to Blue Jays

The Braves defense has been outstanding all season long but did not do them any favors last night. Braves News The Braves defense goes flat in series opening loss to Toronto Atlanta’s infield defensive work failed them last night after battling to a 1-1 tie which went south in the final three innings thanks to some gaffes by Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman. Not a great way to start off a series that you desperately need to win. Atlanta’s catching situation in question this offseason Both of the Braves lauded catching duo’s contracts are up at the end of this season and that...
TalkingChop Jul 11, 2018
July 11: Blue Jays vs Braves

July 11: Blue Jays vs Braves

The Atlanta Braves have lost 6-of-7 games and are now looking up at the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East Standings. Mike Foltynewicz will try to get them back on track in Wednesday’s series finale.

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