Q and A: FightinPhillies’ Rich Baxter

Tomahawk Talk recently had the opportunity to do a 3-4 question  interview exchange with Rich Baxter of FightinPhillies (a GREAT Philadelphia Phillies blog/fansite), and with the Phillies and Braves currently playing each other in a three-game series, the timing couldn’t be better! Here’s a look at what Rich had to say in response to our [...]

3-Run 11th Propels Braves Past Phillies

Matt Diaz delivered a game-winning rbi-double and Eric Hinske followed with a two-run homerun as the Braves snapped a 3-3 eleventh inning tie and went on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 in 11 innings on Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The Braves opened an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but that [...]

Halladay Pitches Phillies Past Braves

Roy Halladay pitched a complete-game five-hitter to get his 10th win of the season as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Braves 3-1 tonight in Philadelphia. The game featured a great pitching matchup between two pitchers who had nine wins apiece coming into the game, and the game lived up to it’s advance billing, with Derek [...]

Braves Set To Take On Phillies

The Braves are all set to take on the Philadelphia Phillies this week in a three-game series that begins tonight at 7:05 ET in Philadelphia. Tonight’s series opener features a matchup of nine-game winners, with Derek Lowe (9-5) pitching for the Braves, and Philadelphia ace Roy Halladay (9-7) pitching for the Phillies. Jair Jurrjens will [...]

Five Braves Named To NL All-Star Team

The American and National League All-Star teams were announced on Sunday and the Braves have had five players selected to play for the National League All-Star team in this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Atlanta will be represented by rightfielder Jason Heyward, second baseman Martin Prado, starting pitcher Tim Hudson, catcher Brian McCann, and [...]

Hanson Pitches Braves Past Marlins

Tommy Hanson pitched 6 and 2/3 strong innings to get his eighth win of the season, and Omar Infante and Yunel Escobar each scored a run and drove in a run, as the Braves defeated the Florida Marlins 4-1 on Saturday afternoon in Atlanta. Hanson (8-5) tossed 6 and 2/3 innings of five-hit, one-run ball [...]

Braves Edge Marlins In 11 Innings

Omar Infante delivered a game-winning two-run walk-off single in the bottom of the      11th inning as the Braves edged the Florida Marlins 4-3 on Friday night in Atlanta. The game featured a good pitchers’ duel between Marlins’ ace Josh Johnson and Braves’ starter Kris Medlen, with both pitching six strong innings of one-run ball. The [...]

Braves Set To Take On Marlins

The Braves are all set to take on the NL East rival Florida Marlins this weekend in a three-game series that begins tonight at 7:35 ET in Atlanta. Kris Medlen (5-1, 3.15 ERA) will start tonight’s series opener for the Braves, and will be opposed by Marlins’ ace Josh Johnson, who is 8-3 with a [...]

Braves Prospect Named Triple-A All-Star

Michael Dunn, a highly-rated Braves pitching prospect, has been selected to play for the International League’s All-Star team in this season’s Triple-A All-Star game. Considered one of the top prospects in the pitching-rich Braves system, Michael Dunn has been sensational all year long, posting a 2-0 record with a microscopic 0.70 ERA and 52 strikeouts [...]

Jurrjens, Braves Beat Nationals 4-1

Jair Jurrjens pitched five strong innings to get his first win of the season, and even drove in what proved to be the game-winning run, as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 tonight in Atlanta. Jurrjens could turn out to be one of the year’s best mid-season “acquistions”, and showed that tonight in his [...]

Hudson, Braves Outduel Strasburg, Nats

Tim Hudson pitched seven shutout innings to outduel rookie phenom Stephen Strasburg as the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Monday night. The game featured a great pitchers’ duel between Hudson, the Braves’ best pitcher, and Strasburg, the Nationals’ rookie sensation, and the game lived up to it’s pre-game hype as the two pitchers [...]

Q and A: Ian Koski of NationalsDailyNews

Tomahawk Talk recently had the opportunity to run a series of Braves, Nationals, and MLB related questions by Ian Koski of NationalsDailyNews.com (a GREAT Washington Nationals fansite!), and with the Braves and Nationals all set to play a three-game series in Atlanta, the timing couldn’t be better!
Here’s a look at what Ian had to say [...]