Minter Returns From DL Stint

Flame-throwing lefty returns to Florida after missing nearly two months

By Florida Fire Frogs | June 12, 2017 3:24 PM ET

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (June 12, 2017) - The Atlanta Braves have announced the following roster moves that affect the Florida Fire Frogs roster prior to Monday night's contest against the Daytona Tortugas:

Summary:

  • A.J. Minter , LHP, transferred to Florida from Disabled List.

Minter, 23, appeared in one game for the Fire Frogs before being placed on the disabled list on April 13. The lefty tossed a scoreless inning against the Dunedin Blue Jays on April 11, striking out two on 17 pitches (11 strikes).

Florida's roster sits at 25 players with13 pitchers and 12 position players, with two players on the disabled list.

Florida returns home to Osceola County Stadium for game one of a four-game series against the Daytona Tortugas on Monday night. RHP Touki Toussaint (1-7, 6.32) will attempt to snap a seven-decision losing streak in the opener against for the Fire Frogs against the Tortugas' RHP Jesus Reyes (6-1, 3.65)

First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m., with gates opening at 6:00 p.m. Coverage of the series opener will start at 6:50 p.m. on the Florida Fire Frogs Broadcasting Network.

The opener will be "Margarita Monday," where fans can enjoy $3 margaritas and $2 empanadas. Every Monday through Wednesday home game is "Service Industry Night," where members of the service industry can purchase tickets at a discounted rate.

About the Florida Fire Frogs

The Florida Fire Frogs are the Advanced-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves and compete in the Florida State League. The Fire Frogs play their home games at Osceola County Stadium, located at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. For more information, please visit www.FloridaFireFrogs.com, and follow the team on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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