The Braves announce they have acquired LHP Scott Downs from the Angels for Cory Rasmus.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves further strengthened the majors’ top-rated bullpen by trading for veteran left-hander Scott Downs from the Los Angles Angels in exchange for minor league reliever Cory Rasmus. Downs 37 has a 1.84 ERA in 43 appearances this season with a .243 opponents’ average that includes a .196..." July 29
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves activated right-handed setup man Jordan Walden from the disabled list Wednesday and optioned reliever Cory Rasmus back to Triple-A Gwinnett. The move keeps the Braves bullpen at six relievers. Walden pitched a scoreless inning in a minor league rehab outing Monday night for Syracuse. He..." May 29
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Cory Rasmus, 25, is one of four baseball-playing brothers and the second to make the major leagues. His older brother Colby, the starting center fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays, might have been just as excited as Cory when the Braves gave him his first major league promotion Saturday. The..." May 20