Povse promoted to Double-A Mississippi

The Braves promoted Max Povse to Double-A Mississippi

Max Povse pitching for the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium. (NIKOLAUS - Carolina Mudcats)

July 9, 2016 3:47 PM

ZEBULON, NC - The Atlanta Braves announced several player transactions today with one affecting the Carolina Mudcats active roster. The roster moves included the promotion of RHP Max Povse from the Mudcats to the Mississippi Braves.

Povse, 22, was 5-5 and pitched to a 3.71 ERA over 15 starts with the Mudcats before his promotion to Double-A Mississippi today by the Braves. Povse, a native of Cary, NC and Green Hope High School alum, was second in the Carolina League in strikeouts (91) at the time of promotion. He earned the first Carolina League Pitcher of the Week award (4/9-4/16) earlier this season and was a mid-season Carolina League All-Star. 

The Mudcats roster is currently at 24 active players with seven players on the disabled list and one on the suspended list.

In summary:

7/9 - RHP Max Povse transferred from Carolina to Mississippi

The Carolina Mudcats are the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. First established in 1991, the two-time Southern League Champion Carolina Mudcats are in their 26th consecutive season of baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C. 

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