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Eighteen Gwinnett Alums Highlight Braves’ NLCS Roster

Bryse Wilson, Huascar Ynoa looking to make Postseason debuts
October 12, 2020

The Atlanta Braves, set to play in the National League Championship Series for the first time since 2001, announced a 28-man series roster today that includes 18 former Gwinnett players. The 18 G-Braves and Stripers alums, led by former Gwinnett manager Brian Snitker (2014-16), include: Pitchers (10) Ian Anderson (2019),

Braves’ NL Wild Card Series Roster Features 17 Gwinnett Alums

Atlanta begins best-of-three first-round series against Cincinnati today
September 30, 2020

The 2020 National League East Division champion Atlanta Braves announced today their roster for the NL Wild Card Series. The 28-man roster includes 17 former Gwinnett players, each of whom will aid the Braves as they begin a quest for their first World Series title since 1995. The 17 G-Braves

Top Five: Governors’ Cup Playoff Performances

Gwinnett’s best efforts in postseason contests since 2009
September 15, 2020

September is playoff time for Minor League Baseball, when Division champions and Wild Card qualifiers alike shift their focus from a grueling five-month regular season to a two-week sprint for their league’s respective title. The International League’s version of the postseason – the Governors’ Cup Playoffs – would have started

Top Five: Labor Day Performances

Gwinnett’s most notable season-finale games since 2009
September 7, 2020

Today is Labor Day, the unofficial end of Summer. In a normal year, it’s also the final day of the regular season for teams across Minor League Baseball, including your Gwinnett Stripers. Labor Day typically features a matinee game that both sides are eager to finish quickly. Teams that have

Top Five: Gwinnett’s International League Postseason All-Stars

Three Rookies of the Year, one Batting Champion, and one Most Valuable Pitcher highlight Gwinnett’s most notable IL Postseason All-Stars
August 25, 2020

In a normal Triple-A season, late-August is a time when teams are either making a push for the playoffs or counting down the days until the schedule ends. It is also the time when field managers, coaches, media members, and front office officials across the International League vote for the

Top Five: Stripers’ Specialty Jersey Games

Gwinnett’s best performances in alternate uniforms since 2018
August 8, 2020

Over the last decade, the “specialty jersey” has emerged as one of the most highly anticipated promotions on every Minor League Baseball team’s schedule. These jerseys, typically worn by a team for one game only as part of a theme night, sponsorship tie-in, or community partnership, showcase the creativity and

Braves’ 2020 Opening Day Roster Includes 21 Gwinnett Alums

Atlanta opens the 60-game MLB season on July 24 at the New York Mets
July 23, 2020

The Atlanta Braves announced today their 30-player Opening Day roster for the 2020 MLB season. Twenty-one former Gwinnett players will be on the active roster as the Braves begin the 60-game campaign on Friday, July 24 with a 4:10 p.m. contest at the New York Mets. The following active Braves

Stripers’ Coolray Field to host Braves Taxi Squad

No Minor League season in 2020
June 30, 2020

Gwinnett County, GA – Minor League Baseball after consultation with Major League Baseball has determined, due to the continuing pandemic, that it is in the best interest of our fans, players, coaches, and club employees that we will not play a 2020 season. The Gwinnett Stripers season, scheduled to begin

Top Five: Late-Career MLB Superstars with Gwinnett

Five who were famous long before joining the G-Braves and Stripers
July 15, 2020

Of all the levels of Minor League Baseball, Triple-A features the most unique combination of players. Any given International League or Pacific Coast League roster typically includes a mix of fast-rising prospects (think Cristian Pache), seasoned MiLB veterans (think Sean Kazmar Jr.), players who have worked their way back from

Top Five: Independence Day Performances

Ranking Gwinnett players who brought the fireworks on July 4
July 4, 2020

After Opening Day, Independence Day is the most anticipated regular-season game on the schedule for baseball teams across the country. Packed crowds, patriotic promotions, and the most elaborate post-game fireworks show of the year make July 4 one of the most memorable games of each summer. Hosting an Independence Day

Top Five: Gwinnett Players from Canada

Canadian-born players who made a mark with Gwinnett
July 1, 2020

Today is July 1, the day all of Canada celebrates the country’s national holiday known as “Canada Day.” In honor of our neighbors to the north, this edition of our “Top 5” series features the top Canadian-born players in Gwinnett history. To date, just six Canada natives have ever donned

Top Five: Father’s Day Performances

Five Gwinnett players who shined on Father’s Day
June 21, 2020

As the summer continues to roll on, so does our look back at some of the top Gwinnett player performances from holiday games during the team’s 11-year history. After recapping our Mother’s Day and Memorial Day top five, it’s time to dive into the five players who most stood out

Top Five: First-Round Pick Performances

Five first-rounders that made a lasting impact with Gwinnett
June 10, 2020

With the 2020 MLB Draft set to begin tonight, our “Top Five” series turns its focus to a rich history of first-round picks playing in Gwinnett. In all, 40 players selected in the first round of the draft have gone on to play for either the G-Braves or Stripers since

Top Five: Memorial Day Performances

Five Gwinnett players who made their mark on Memorial Day
May 25, 2020

As our Top Five series rolls on, it’s time to dive into some of the Gwinnett players that delivered memorable and clutch outings on Memorial Day. Gwinnett currently holds a 6-4 record on Memorial Day, with the last win coming in 2017 at home vs. Syracuse. Gwinnett’s longest winning streak

Top Five: Mother's Day Performances

Five Gwinnett players who delivered memorable efforts on Mother’s Day
May 10, 2020

Baseball season is fortunate enough to take place during the summer months where we get to spend many fun and joyous holidays with our families. We get to celebrate our moms in early May followed by Memorial Day at the end of the month. Dads’ get their turn in mid-June

Top Five: Xolos de Gwinnett Performances

Five players who made an impact wearing Xolos uniforms in 2019
May 5, 2020

Last season, the Gwinnett Stripers joined with 71 other teams to participate in Minor League Baseball’s “Copa de la Diversión” initiative, celebrating the Hispanic culture of each team’s home region. In a special ceremony on March 18, 2019, the Stripers unveiled their new Copa identity, the “Xolos de Gwinnett.” The

Five Gwinnett Alums Set to Play in Korean Baseball Organization

KBO to start regular season in empty stadiums on May 5
April 30, 2020

Professional baseball is currently at a worldwide stand-still due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but not in South Korea, where the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) is wrapping up its preseason this week. On May 5, the KBO will end a month-long delay and begin its 2020 regular season with five games

Fans Vote Freddie Freeman as Gwinnett Player of the Decade

Freeman edges Ronald Acuña Jr. for title as Gwinnett’s top player from 2010-19
April 10, 2020

The Gwinnett Stripers’ partnership with Coolray Heating & Cooling to let the fans determine the “Gwinnett Player of the Decade” for the 2010s has reached its conclusion. Five rounds pitting 32 former G-Braves and Stripers players against each other in voting on the team’s official Twitter account (@GoStripers) wrapped up

Gwinnett Player of the Decade: The Final Four

Freeman, Albies, Riley, and Acuña Jr. make it to the final rounds of fan voting
April 3, 2020

Back in January, I took on the challenge of selecting the best Gwinnett players over the last 10 years (2010-19), the first full decade in team history. While it was satisfying to name the best players (and honorable mentions) at each position, one larger question remained. Who was the single

Stripers’ Roster Takes Shape Amid Season Delay

Braves have optioned nine players to Gwinnett since March 9
March 23, 2020

Opening Day for both Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball has been delayed indefinitely, but that hasn’t stopped the Gwinnett Stripers’ 25-man roster from forming. Following initial spring roster cuts that optioned four to Gwinnett on March 6, the Atlanta Braves have since optioned nine more players to the

Gwinnett Stripers COVID-19 Statement

June 17, 2020

Dear Stripers Fans, We have received many questions regarding COVID-19 and its impact on our season, and while not all of those questions have answers yet, we want to keep you as informed as possible. The health and safety of our fans, employees, team, and community is always our top

Braves Option Four to Gwinnett in First Spring Cuts

De La Cruz, Webb, Wilson, and Ynoa each sent to Stripers roster
March 6, 2020

Today, the Atlanta Braves announced their first roster cuts of the spring, reducing their Spring Training roster to 55 players. Four players – pitchers Jasseel De La Cruz, Jacob Webb, Bryse Wilson, and Huascar Ynoa – were optioned to Gwinnett, while nine players – pitchers Thomas Burrows, Kurt Hoekstra, Connor

Gwinnett 2010-19 All-Decade Team (Outfield, Utility, DH)

Part two of a three-part series highlighting Gwinnett's best players from the last decade
January 21, 2020

The first full decade in Gwinnett Baseball history included numerous team and individual achievements, including two International League South Division titles, one Governors' Cup Championship Series appearance, 23 IL Midseason All-Stars, nine IL Postseason All-Stars, three IL Rookies of the Year, one IL Most Valuable Pitcher, two IL Batting Champions,

Gwinnett 2010-19 All-Decade Team (Catcher, Infielders)

Part one of a three-part series highlighting Gwinnett's best players from the last decade
January 13, 2020

The first full decade in Gwinnett Baseball history included numerous team and individual achievements, including two International League South Division titles, one Governors' Cup Championship Series appearance, 23 IL Midseason All-Stars, nine IL Postseason All-Stars, three IL Rookies of the Year, one IL Most Valuable Pitcher, two IL Batting Champions,

Gwinnett Stripers Accepting Grant Applications for 2020

Team will award four $2,500 grants to different nonprofits this season
December 10, 2019

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The Gwinnett Stripers, in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves Foundation, are now accepting applications for the 2020 Stripers Grant Program. The program will award a $2,500 grant to a different nonprofit organization each month from May through August.Each month will focus on a different category of nonprofit