Blue Jays plate 12 unanswered to rout Braves

5:14 PM, Jun 10, 2012   |    comments
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Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Colby Rasmus went 3-for-6 with a solo home run, three RBI and two runs scored as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a four-run deficit with 12 unanswered runs en route to a 12-4 pasting of the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a three-game set at Turner Field.

Brett Lawrie went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer and three RBI while Edwin Encarnacion added an RBI double among his three hits for the Blue Jays, who snapped a three-game skid. Kelly Johnson contributed an RBI triple in the victory.

Carlos Villanueva (1-0) earned the win with two scoreless innings in relief of starter Ricky Romero, who allowed four runs -- three earned -- on eight hits in just four innings of work.

Livan Hernandez (1-1) absorbed the loss after allowing five runs on seven hits in 1 2/3 innings. Starter Julio Tehran allowed four runs on four hits and a walk with five strikeouts in 4 1/3 frames.

Freddie Freemen went 3-for-5 with an RBI and David Ross had an RBI single for the Braves, who had their six-game winning streak halted.

 

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