Tagged: ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

First Pitch: Rule 5 picks and more
January 31st, 2017 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With First Pitch, we're here to share some of the best and most interesting baseball content from around the web. Here's what stood out this Tuesday: First up, Kristopher Olsen of Baseball HQ has a running series looking at some of the most interesting playing time and positional battles...

Atlanta Braves Trade Jason Grilli to Toronto Blue Jays for Minor League Pitcher
May 31st, 2016 at 8:50 PM
The Atlanta Braves have been expected to be sellers again since they are in last place of the National League East and on Tuesday night, Atlanta dumped their first piece off to a contending team. ***PHOTO1*** The Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have acquired veteran reliever Jason Grilli from the Braves...

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...