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Teheran, Braves fall to Blue Jays, 12-4

By Charles Odum

Associated Press

Published: Sunday, June 10 2012 4:35 p.m. MDT

Gonzalez said he stuck with Hernandez because he thought the right-hander's experience would enable him to recover.

"He's not going to spook in that situation," Gonzalez said. "And they got him. Got to tip your cap to the Toronto Blue Jays."

Rajai Davis singled in a run and pinch-hitter Omar Vizquel drove in a run with a sacrifice fly off Cristhian Martinez in the seventh. Kelly Johnson had triple off Martinez to drive in a run in the eighth.

Chipper Jones came off the disabled list and was 0-for-3 with a walk. Juan Francisco replaced Jones in the seventh.

Dan Uggla was hit by a pitch from Romero to open the second. Uggla moved to third on a double by Matt Diaz and scored when Rasmus dropped the ball for an error after making the catch on Freddie Freeman's fly ball.

David Ross had a run-scoring single in the second and Freddie Freeman drove in a run with a single in the third for Atlanta. Freeman had three hits.

Uggla had played every inning this season before he was replaced by Jack Wilson to open the eighth.

Bautista and Rasmus made back-to-back diving catches of drives by Michael Bourn and Martin Prado in the eighth.

NOTES: The 18 hits are the most for Toronto since they had 20 at Baltimore on Aug. 31, 2011. ... The Braves optioned C J.C. Boscan and OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear roster spots for Teheran and Jones. RHP Cory Gearrin will be recalled from Gwinnett, replacing Teheran, to pitch out of the bullpen. ... Lawrie's RBI single in the fifth snapped an 0-for-17 drought. ... Hudson said his ankle feels better and he should be ready to start on Wednesday against the Yankees. ... Randall Delgado will face Ivan Nova in a matchup of right-handers when the Braves open a three-game home series against the Yankees on Monday night. The Blue Jays play another NL East team as they return home to open a series against Washington on Monday night with RHP Brandon Morrow trying for his eighth win.

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