Touki Toussaint

Braves select contracts of Ehire Adrianza and Nate Jones, place Touki Toussaint on 60-day IL

In this last week or so before the season starts, we finally get a sense of what all of the work that players, in particular those who came to camp without any guarantee of a job, has done for them in the eyes of the Braves. We have certainly seen non-roster invitees go wild in spring and not get roster spots and guys stink it up but still make it based on their history, but the Braves’ camp this year did genuinely feel like a true competition for bench and bullpen spots as well as for a chance in the rotation.
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Braves' Touki Toussaint: Placed on 60-day injured list

Toussaint was placed on the 60-day injured list with a right shoulder strain Saturday. Toussaint had made four Grapefruit League appearances and posted a 2.00 ERA and 0.78 WHIP in nine innings during that time. However, he's apparently dealing with a shoulder injury and will be forced to miss extended time to begin the regular season. It's not yet clear when Toussaint will be able to make his 2021 debut.

Braves: Touki Toussaint should find a new role for himself in the bullpen

Toussaint has long been a fan-favorite among the Braves’ young arms, but unfortunately, adoration doesn’t translate to success. The former first-round pick was brought over from the Diamondbacks’ system before the 2015 season in a salary dump that resulted in the Braves also taking on Bronson Arroyo’s contract. Three years...

Touki Toussaint makes adjustments entering new season

It’s easy to forget Braves right-hander Touki Toussaint is just 24 years old, but that fact isn’t lost on the player or his employer. Toussaint has appeared in 38 games (11 starts), posting a 5.97 ERA. He’s struck out 107 hitters and issued 63 walks in 95 innings. Uninspiring numbers, but the game doesn’t come quickly to everyone. He’s flashed the talent that made him a first-round pick in 2014, he just hasn’t done so consistently. That’s led to a lot of time sitting in traffic on I-285 traveling between Truist Park and Triple-A Gwinnett.

Spring training roundup: Braves' Touki Toussaint sharp, beats Twins

One-time hot prospect Touki Toussaint bolstered his hopes of making the Braves' roster with three shutout innings in Atlanta's 8-5, eight-inning win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday in Fort Myers, Fla. The 24-year-old right-hander lowered his spring ERA to 1.80 over five innings after his solidouting Friday. He gave...

Braves: Sean Newcomb and Touki Toussaint Could Play Huge Roles

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 5: Sean Newcomb #15 of the Atlanta Braves pitches during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Truist Park on August 5, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) We look at two former top pitching prospects for the Atlanta Braves and how...