Hudson Pitches Braves Past Rays

Atlanta ace Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings to get his seventh win of the year, and Troy Glaus delivered what proved to be a game-winning two-run double as the Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Thursday night in Atlanta.
Hudson successfully followed up on the outstanding pitching performance delivered by teammate Tommy Hanson [...]

Hanson Shines As Braves Beat Rays

Tommy Hanson pitched seven shutout innings to get his seventh win of the season, and Troy Glaus drove in two runs to increase his league-leading rbi total to 51, as the Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Wednesday night in Atlanta.
Tommy Hanson pitched a gem, tossing seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball at [...]

Q and A: RaysIndex’s Cork Gaines

Tomahawk Talk recently had the opportunity to run a series of Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Rays, and MLB-related questions by Cork Gaines of Rays Index (a GREAT Tampa Bay Rays blog), and with the Braves and Rays all set to play each other this week in a three-game series, the timing couldn’t be better!
Here’s a [...]

Braves Set To Take On Rays

The Braves are all set to take on the Tampa Bay Rays this week in a three-game series that begins tonight at 7:05 ET in Atlanta.
Kenshin Kawakami will start tonight’s series opener for Atlanta, and will be opposed by Tampa Bay ace David Price, who is 9-2 with a 2.23 ERA this season.
Tommy Hanson (6-3, [...]

Jurrjens To Make Rehab Start Tonight

Braves starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens will make his first rehab start for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves tonight after being sidelined since April 29th with a strained left hamstring.
Jurrjens successfully completed a three-inning, 58-pitch simulated game on Friday and is scheduled to pitch 3-5 innings and throw 60-75 pitches when the Gwinnett Braves face the Durham [...]

Braves Prospect Named SAL All-Star

Highly heralded Braves pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino has been named a South Atlantic League All-Star.
Acquired by the Braves in the Javier Vazquez deal, the 19-year old Vizcaino is considered one of the pitching-rich Braves best pitching prospects, and has posted a 9-3 record with a 2.34 ERA in 12 starts for the Class A Rome [...]

Glaus, Medlen Lead Braves Past Twins

Troy Glaus went 4-for-5 with two homeruns and three runs-batted-in, and Kris Medlen and Jonny Venters combined on a four-hitter, as the Braves beat the Minnesota Twins  7-3 this afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis.
The red-hot Glaus had two singles and two homerun blasts in the game, including a first inning rbi-single, a fifth inning [...]

Conrad Shines As Braves Beat Twins

Making the most of a rare opportunity to start, Brooks Conrad delivered an rbi-double and a game-winning rbi bunt single as the Braves defeated the Minnesota Twins 3-2       on Saturday night at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Filling in at third base for Chipper Jones, Conrad drilled an rbi-double in the fifth inning when the Braves [...]

Twins Edge Braves 2-1

Atlanta’s Tim Hudson and Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano engaged in an old-fashioned pitchers duel, but Liriano prevailed in the end as the Twins edged the Braves 2-1 on       Friday night at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Hudson, Atlanta’s ace, pitched eight strong innings, including six shutout innings to open the game, and allowed just seven hits and two [...]

Q and A: Twins writer Nick Nelson

Tomahawk Talk recently had the opportunity to run a series of Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, and MLB related questions by Twins writer Nick Nelson, who writes Nick’s Twins Blog for ESPN’s SweetSpot baseball blog network and also covers the Twins for SB Nation’s  Twinkie Town.
And with the Braves and Twins all set to play each [...]

Braves Set To Take On Twins

The Braves are all set to take on the Minnesota Twins this weekend in a three-game series that begins tonight at Target Field in Minneapolis.
Atlanta ace Tim Hudson (6-1, 2.44 ERA) will start tonight’s series opener for the Braves, and will be opposed by Minnesota’s Francisco Liriano, who is 5-3 with a 3.10 ERA.
Eight-game winner [...]

Braves Place McLouth On 15-Day DL

The Braves placed centerfielder Nate McLouth on the 15-day disabled list on Friday         as a result of injuries sustained in a collision with rightfielder Jason Heyward in Wednesday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
McLouth has been suffering from concussion-like symptoms since the collision occurred and will likely be out of the lineup for a while.
Melky Cabrera [...]