Today in the A: July 11th

It was another busy night in Atlanta sports.

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Blue Jays 6, Braves 2

The friendly confines of Suntrust Park didn’t help Atlanta in the slightest in this ugly defeat. Toronto scored five runs in the eighth inning to break the game open and put the Braves in a hole they weren’t able to climb out of.

Ozzie Albies led the squad with three hits on the evening. Julio Teherán had a solid night, allowing just three hits and one earned run.

Hawks 101, Bulls 93

Hey, Trae Young actually made some three-pointers! The highly scrutinized rookie made seven of them, to be exact, en route to 24 points and five assists to lead Atlanta to its first summer league victory.

Young’s final three-pointer of the game, one that he shot with his heels on the logo, essentially iced the game, putting the Hawks up eight with 34 seconds left. You can watch his game highlights in the video below.

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Today’s Action

The Atlanta Dream play the Washington Mystics at 11:30 AM so if you can make sure you check that game out. Support our fabulous ladies.

The Atlanta Braves two-game series with Toronto ends tonight as the team will try to salvage a win before Arizona comes to town on Friday. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:35 PM ET.

The Atlanta Hawks won’t have any time to celebrate getting in the win column, as the summer league playoffs begin tonight against the Indiana Pacers at 8:30 PM ET. The game can be viewed on NBA TV.

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