Jun 11, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) prepares to throw in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Braves News: Afternoon Chop

Baseball Reference

The Atlanta Braves need to get the win this afternoon to take the series on the road against the Colorado Rockies.  Atlanta won the first two, then lost in the third game of the series last night.  Julio Teheran was roughed up pretty badly, really for the first time this year.  Check out the box scores from last night’s loss, courtesy of Baseball Reference.

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str PO A
Jason Heyward RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .254 .335 .381 .715 12 9 4 0
B.J. Upton CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .209 .283 .338 .621 11 7 2 0
Freddie Freeman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .279 .368 .488 .856 16 12 9 1
Evan Gattis C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .328 .558 .886 6 5 5 2
Justin Upton LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .294 .373 .548 .921 15 11 0 1
Chris Johnson 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .271 .286 .342 .628 10 9 2 2
Tommy La Stella 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .357 .400 .357 .757 13 9 1 3
Andrelton Simmons SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .259 .295 .395 .690 10 5 1 3
Julio Teheran P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .121 .121 .152 .273 6 5 0 1
   David Carpenter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Dan Uggla PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .168 .242 .244 .486 3 3
   Anthony Varvaro P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 7 2 0 9 34 .206 .206 .206 .412 102 75 24 13
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/12/2014.

 


Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD
Julio Teheran, L (6-4) 6.1 10 7 7 0 5 0 2.41 28 93 71 48 11 12 6 16 9
David Carpenter 0.2 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.26 5 13 10 5 4 1 3 1 0
Anthony Varvaro 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.91 4 22 12 8 1 3 3 0 0
Team Totals 8 13 8 8 1 6 0 9.00 37 128 93 61 16 16 12 17 9
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/12/2014.

 


Ledger-Enquirer

The Ledger-Enquirer picked up the story by the Sports Network, taking a look at last night’s game, and also taking a look at the final game of the series today pitting the Atlanta Braves against the Colorado Rockies.  Take a look…

Atlanta Braves (34-30) at Colorado Rockies (30-35), 3:10 p.m. (ET)

Ervin Santana tries to keep heading in the right direction when he toes the rubber this afternoon for the Braves.

After yielding 20 runs over his previous four outings and going 1-2 in that span, Santana gave up only one unearned run in a no-decision in Arizona on Saturday. The righty worked around six hits and two walks in seven innings of work, though Atlanta lost 4-3.

The 31-year-old Santana is 5-2 with a 3.69 ERA on the year and unbeaten in his career versus the Rockies, going 2-0 in three starts despite a 5.59 ERA.

 


Miami Herald

The Miami Herald picked up the recap of last night’s Atlanta Braves’ loss by the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s David O’Brien.  Take a look at David’s recap.

Teheran gives up 7 runs in 8-2 loss to Rockies rookie

Teheran (6-4) was charged with 10 hits in 6 1/3 innings, the last of the seven runs scoring after slumping reliever David Carpenter replaced Teheran in the seventh. The hits matched a career-high allowed twice previously by Teheran, who gave up three runs in the first inning on four hits including Drew Stubbs‘ RBI double and Corey Dickerson‘s two-run triple.

 


ATL All Day

Brad Rowland of our FanSided Network’s sister site, ATL All Day, takes a look at the series finale today in Denver as the Atlanta Braves take on the Colorado Rockies. Read Brad’s thoughts…

Atlanta Braves at Colorado Rockies preview: Series finale in Denver

The Atlanta Braves began their trip to Denver in grand fashion with back-to-back victories, but after a disappointing, 8-2 defeat on Wednesday night, they are still in danger of splitting the series as Thursday afternoon approaches. With that, the Braves and Colorado Rockies are set to get together for the series finale in a mid-day game (local time) and it should be a very interesting match-up.

 


Bleacher Report

Todd Salem, featured columnist for the Bleacher Report, shares his thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of the Atlanta Braves’ Top 10 Prospects.  Take a look at Todd’s thoughts…

Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of Atlanta Braves’ Top 10 Prospects

For the Atlanta Braves, one of these two events was much more impactful than the other. While Atlanta has some useful pieces in the minor leagues, it lacks a top-flight prospect that fans are clambering for. The Braves have also already promoted a couple of key men to the bigs in second baseman Tommy La Stella and reliever Shae Simmons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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