Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/28/13
The Toronto Blue Jays continued their improved play Monday night by pummelling the Atlanta Braves 9-3. With The Blue Jays facing veteran ace Tim Hudson, it was important that they didn’t let him settle, and that is exactly what they avoided. Scoring two each in the second and third innings, the Blue Jays gave their starting pitcher Mark Buehrle some breathing room early, something he has not seen too regularly thus far this season. The game was soon put to bed with another two scored off Hudson in the sixth, and then an Edwin Encarnacion bomb to left field off reliever Cory Rasmus turned it into a stroll in the park. Cory, the younger brother of Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus, must have felt as if he was in a dream when his older brother stepped into the batter’s box to face him in the seventh. It quickly turned from a bad dream into a nightmare when Rasmus senior doubled off Rasmus junior to gain the family bragging rights for the rest of the year. Colby had earlier homered off ...
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