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  • Gwinnett Braves Install Expanded Protective Netting at Coolray Field

    To enhance the safety of fans at Coolray Field, the Gwinnett Braves have partnered with Netting Professionals of Fernandina Beach, Fla. to install a new, expanded protective netting for the 2017 season. Installed on February 7, the state-of-the-art PRO-16 / PRO-9 Dyneema™ netting system consists of a 30-foot-tall by 160-foot-wide backstop net, plus two additional 80-foot-wide nets that extend to the end of both the Gwinnett Braves' dugout and the visiting team's dugout. Netting coverage has been increased from seven sections (1-7 in the Home Plate Club) to more than 11 sections close to the field (now covering Dugout Seats in sections 107-110 and parts of 111 and 112). MORE »
  • Gwinnett Braves to Audition On-Field Emcees, Anthem Singers on February 25

    The Gwinnett Braves will hold auditions for on-field emcees and National Anthem singers on Saturday, February 25 at Coolray Field. Pre-registered singers and vocal groups will audition from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., while pre-selected emcees will audition from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. No walk-ups will be admitted entry to either audition. MORE »
  • Gwinnett Braves Announce Preliminary 2017 Promotional Schedule

    The Gwinnett Braves announced today their preliminary Promotional Schedule for the 2017 season. The ninth year of G-Braves baseball at Coolray Field is set to feature seven Post-Game Fireworks displays, four Bobblehead Giveaways and numerous other promotions and theme nights. More promotions are expected to be added leading up to Opening Night on Thursday, April 6 vs. Durham. MORE »
  • Damon Berryhill Named Gwinnett Braves Manager for 2017

    The Gwinnett Braves, in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves, have announced the team's field staff for the 2017 season. Former Major League catcher Damon Berryhill has been named the sixth manager in Gwinnett Braves' history, while former Major League pitcher Reid Cornelius has been named the fourth pitching coach in G-Braves' history. John Moses, who managed the club for 81 games in 2016, returns to his original role as Gwinnett's hitting coach. MORE »
  • Gwinnett Braves Join the 11Alive Holiday Can-A-Thon

    In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, the Gwinnett Braves are participating in the 34th Annual 11Alive Holiday Can-A-Thon. Now through December 1, the G-Braves will accept donations at Coolray Field - located at 2500 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville - from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each Monday-Friday. All donated items will go to The Salvation Army food pantry in Metro Atlanta. MORE »
  • G-Braves Enjoyed Historic 2016 Season

    The 2016 season resembled a roller coaster in a lot of ways for the Gwinnett Braves, but in between all the highs and lows, the fast start and the setbacks, the managerial changes and the numerous roster moves, history was made in the eighth season at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • RailRiders Shut Out G-Braves In Clincher

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Mark Payton knocked in two runs and Daniel Camarena combined with three relievers to toss a five-hit shutout as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders earned a 3-0 shutout victory over the Gwinnett Braves Friday night at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • RailRiders Strike Early, Earn 3-0 Win

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders scored three times over the first two innings and Brady Lail made the lead stand up in a 3-0 shutout victory over the Gwinnett Braves in Game 3 of the Governors' Cup Championship Series on Thursday night at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • RailRiders Walk to Victory, Even Series 1-1

    MOOSIC, PA - The Gwinnett Braves entered the ninth inning holding a 1-0 lead, but Bradley Roney and Maikel Cleto combined to issue four walks in the final frame as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders won 2-1 to even the Governors' Cup Championship Series at 1-1. The G-Braves lost despite allowing just one hit all night. MORE »
  • G-Braves Ride Big First Inning By RailRiders

    MOOSIC, PA - The Gwinnett Braves scored six runs in the first inning and held on late for a 7-4 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Tuesday night at PNC Field. With the win, the G-Braves took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five Governors' Cup Championship Series. MORE »
  • G-Braves Rally To Top Columbus, Win Series

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Blake Lalli plated Mel Rojas Jr. on a sacrifice fly with nobody out in the bottom of the eighth inning and Sean Kazmar Jr. went 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs as the Gwinnett Braves beat the Columbus Clippers 5-4 on Saturday night at Coolray Field to win the best-of-five Governors' Cup Semifinal series 3-1. MORE »
  • G-Braves Thump Columbus 11-1, Go Up 2-1

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Mel Rojas Jr. finished a home run shy of the cycle, Tyler Moore crushed a grand slam in a six-run fifth inning and Chris Ellis struck out eight over 7.0 scoreless innings as the Gwinnett Braves routed the Columbus Clippers 11-1 on Friday night at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • G-Braves Fall 6-4 to Columbus in Game 2

    COLUMBUS, OH -- Bradley Zimmer's seventh-inning grand slam snapped a 2-2 tie and led the Columbus Clippers to a 6-4 win over the Gwinnett Braves on Thursday night at Huntington Park. The best-of-five Governors' Cup Semifinal series is now tied 1-1 and the teams head to Lawrenceville, GA for Games 3-5. MORE »
  • G-Braves Hold Off Columbus in Opener

    COLUMBUS, OH - Daniel Castro homered and drove in three runs and Reid Brignac also homered as the Gwinnett Braves edged the Columbus Clippers 5-4 on Wednesday night at Huntington Park. With a win in their first Governors' Cup Playoff game since 2009, the G-Braves took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five semifinal series. MORE »
  • G-Braves Clinch First-Ever IL South Title

    CHARLOTTE, NC -- Blake Lalli drove in four runs and Tyrell Jenkins tossed 7.2 two-run innings as the Gwinnett Braves (65-78) defeated the Charlotte Knights (65-79) 6-2 on Monday to secure the team's first-ever International League South Division championships and first Governors' Cup Playoff berth since 2009. MORE »
  • Knights Force Winner-Take-All Finale

    CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte Knights (65-78) piled up 16 hits and rode a dominant start from Terance Marin to hand the Gwinnett Braves (64-78) a 7-1 loss on Sunday night at BB&T Ballpark. MORE »
  • Durham Rides Big Inning Past G-Braves

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - A five-run second inning carried the Durham Bulls (63-79) to a 7-3 victory over the Gwinnett Braves (64-77) Saturday night at Coolray Field in the G-Braves' regular season home finale. MORE »
  • Durham Routs G-Braves, 14-0

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Casey Gillaspie went 5-for-6 as the Durham Bulls (62-79) routed the Gwinnett Braves (64-76) 14-0 on Friday night at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • Castro's RBI Single Lifts G-Braves in 11th

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Daniel Castro laced an RBI single with the bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the 11th inning, sending the Gwinnett Braves (64-75) to a 1-0 victory over the Durham Bulls (61-79) on Thursday night at Coolray Field. MORE »
  • G-Braves Two-Hit Norfolk in 2-0 Win

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Tyrell Jenkins and four relievers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Gwinnett Braves (63-75) defeated the Norfolk Tides (60-79) by a 2-0 score on Wednesday night at Coolray Field. MORE »