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M-Braves announce 2024 Braves Bookworms Reading Program

Free reading incentive program open to all teachers and students
February 21, 2024

PEARL - The Mississippi Braves and Whataburger are once again excited to offer a FREE reading incentive program open to all teachers and students. The program is designed to help promote a lifelong love of reading and baseball in children through a partnership with local schools. All students from Pre-K

Tickets For College Baseball Series at Trustmark Park on sale on February 2

Southern Miss, Ole Miss, and Mississippi State return to Trustmark Park in 2024
January 31, 2024

PEARL - Tickets for the 2024 College Baseball Series from Spectrum Events will go on sale to the general public this Friday, February 2, at 11:00 am at the Trustmark Park box office, online HERE, or via any Ticketmaster location. Mississippi Braves season ticket holders may purchase now by calling

Mississippi Braves Announce New Field Manager, 2024 Coaching Staff

Angel Flores takes over as field manager for the M-Braves in 2024
January 25, 2024

PEARL - The Mississippi Braves, in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves, have announced their field staff for the 2024 season. The M-Braves will commemorate the 20th year and final season at Trustmark Park beginning on Opening Day, Tuesday, April 9, against the Biloxi Shuckers at 6:35 pm. After spending one

Mississippi Braves, OVG to Host Job Fair on Thursday, January 25

The job fair will take place from 5-7 pm in the Farm Bureau Grill at Trustmark Park
January 10, 2024

PEARL - The Mississippi Braves and OVG Hospitality (Food & Beverage) will hold a job fair on Thursday, January 25, from 5-7 pm to fill part-time game day positions for the 2024 season. The job fair will take place inside the Farm Bureau Grill at Trustmark Park. Applicants should be

A Letter to Our Fans: 2024 will be the M-Braves' final season in Pearl

January 9, 2024

To our incredible fans -– 2024 will be the M-Braves’ final season in Pearl, MS. The Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves will be relocating to Columbus, GA, as of the start of the 2025 season. We want to thank Pearl, the surrounding Jackson community, and the state of Mississippi

Mississippi Braves Top Photos from the 2023 Season

M-Braves team photographer Tate Nations and media relations staff select the top photos from the 2023 season
December 1, 2023

The 2023 season provided many memorable moments, and team photographer Tate Nations and the M-Braves Director of Communications Chris Harris selected the top photos from the season.

2023 Mississippi Braves: Year in Review 

Record setting performances, unheralded heroes, stellar pitching the theme in 2023
November 3, 2023

The 2023 baseball season is complete, with the major and minor league seasons in the books. The Mississippi Braves completed their 18th season in Pearl, missing out on the postseason but playing a pivotal role in the development of players who have gone on to help the Atlanta Braves win

Trustmark Park to Host Fall Baseball Game between Southeastern Louisiana and ULM

Tickets available online beginning Friday (10/27)
October 25, 2023

PEARL, MS - Spectrum Events has announced that Southeastern Louisiana will take on ULM in a fall baseball game on Sunday, Nov. 5, at Trustmark Park. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00 pm, with gates opening at 1:00 pm. The two teams are scheduled to play 15 innings. Tickets will

2024 SCHEDULE SET: M-Braves announce game times

2024 home schedule to feature 15 post-game fireworks shows
October 17, 2023

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, have announced their home game times for the 2024 season. The new season begins on Friday, April 5, at Pensacola, with the home opener slated for Tuesday, April 9, against the Biloxi Shuckers at 6:05 pm. The M-Braves

De Avila, Waddell Named to Southern League All-Star Team

September 26, 2023

PEARL, MS – Minor League Baseball announced the Double-A league All-Star teams for the 2023 season. Starting pitcher Luis De Avila and infielder Luke Waddell were named to the Southern League All-Star team. In his first Double-A season, De Avila finished top ten in the Southern League in ERA (3.28,

M-Braves Fall to Pensacola in Season Finale

Franklin hits his 15th homer of the season
September 17, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – The Mississippi Braves (62-75, 29-40) finished the 2023 season with a 6-3 loss to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (79-57, 38-30) on Sunday afternoon at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The M-Braves won 11 of their final 18 games, including two of the last three series. The club finished with

Wahoos blank M-Braves, 3-0, on Saturday night 

Hurston Waldrep struck out five over four innings of one-run ball
September 16, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL - Behind seven shutout innings from Jonathan Bermudez, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (78-57, 37-30) shut the Mississippi Braves (62-74, 29-39) 3-0 on Saturday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Hurston Waldrep, Atlanta's first-round (24th overall) pick in the 2023 draft, made his seventh professional start and third for the

M-Braves Prevail in Rain-Delayed Win Over Pensacola

Martinez tosses six innings of one-run ball
September 16, 2023

Photo by Nino Mendez PENSACOLA, FL - In a game that started an hour and 50 minutes behind schedule due to a rain delay, the Mississippi Braves (62-73, 29-38) beat the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (77-57, 36-30) 5-4 on Friday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Daniel Martinez posted a career-best Double-A

Baldwin and Stephens Hit Homers to Power M-Braves Past Blue Wahoos

Baldwin hits first Double-A homer, Stephens smashes grand slam
September 14, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – Drake Baldwin hit his first Double-A homer, Landon Stephens smashed a grand slam and the Mississippi Braves (61-73, 28-38) topped the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (77-56, 36-29) 8-2 on Thursday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The M-Braves scored eight runs on nine hits, hitting two critical home runs

M-Braves Fall to Pensacola, 3-2

Bunnell blasts 16th home run
September 13, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – The Mississippi Braves (60-73, 27-38) came to life late, but the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (77-55, 36-28) held on late, 3-2, on Wednesday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The series is now tied at a game apiece. Luis De Avila made his team-leading 25th start of the season,

Horne Hammers First Double-A Homer in M-Braves Extra-Inning Win Against Pensacola

Horne hit a two-run homer to tie the game in the sixth
September 12, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – The Mississippi Braves (60-72, 27-37) took the series opener off the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (76-55, 35-28) by a score of 5-4 in 10 innings at Blue Wahoos Stadium on Tuesday night. The M-Braves snapped a seven-game Pensacola win streak and won their ninth in the last 13

Nolan Kingham promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett among Tuesday's roster shakeup

The M-Braves begin final series of 2023 tonight in Pensacola
September 12, 2023

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves announced the following roster moves before today's 6:35 pm series opener against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Blue Wahoos Stadium. RHP Nolan Kingham has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett, while RHP Jose Montilla, RHP Trey Riley, and RHP Peyton Williams have been reinstated from

Luis De Avila named Southern League Pitcher of the Week

The left-hander wins second POW award after 11-strikeout performance
September 12, 2023

PEARL, MS – Minor League Baseball has announced that Mississippi Braves LHP Luis De Avila has been named the Double-A Southern League Pitcher of the Week for September 4-10. De Avila's recognition comes a week after RHP Alan Rangel took home Pitcher of the Week honors, August 28-September 3. De

M-Braves Fall to Smokies, Wrap Up 2023 Home Schedule

Milligan homers, knocks in three runs
September 10, 2023

PEARL, MS – The Mississippi Braves (60-71, 27-36) lost to the Tennessee Smokies (69-62, 33-30) 6-4 to close out the 2023 home schedule on Sunday afternoon at Trustmark Park. The M-Braves still won the series, but the Smokies clinched a second half title and postseason berth. Cody Milligan led the

Waddell Walks It Off, M-Braves Top Smokies 5-4

Waddell’s third hit wins the game, M-Braves walk off for a third time this series
September 9, 2023

Photo by Tate Nations PEARL, MS – Luke Waddell lined a ball into left field, Drew Campbell scored, and the Mississippi Braves (59-71, 26-36) walked off the Tennessee Smokies (69-61, 33-29), 5-4, for the third time in the series in front of 4,038 fans on Saturday night at Trustmark Park.

Franklin’s Walk-Off Secures 2-1 Win Over Smokies

Robles tosses 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball
September 8, 2023

PEARL, MS – Jesse Franklin V grounded a ball past the second baseman in the 10th inning, and Drew Campbell scored to lift the Mississippi Braves (58-71, 25-36) over the Tennessee Smokies (69-60, 33-28) 2-1 on Friday night at Trustmark Park. The M-Braves won their seventh in the last 10

De Avila Shines in M-Braves 1-0 Loss to Smokies

De Avila strikes out a career-high 11 batters, delivers six innings of one-hit ball
September 7, 2023

PEARL, MS – Despite strong pitching, the Mississippi Braves (57-71, 24-36) fell 1-0 to the Tennessee Smokies (69-59, 33-27) on Thursday night at Trustmark Park. The Smokies snapped an eight-game losing streak, winning with just one infield hit. The M-Braves lost a three-game win streak. Luis De Avila dominated for

Rangel promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett, Hackenberg promoted to M-Braves

Rangel is the reigning Southern League Pitcher of the Week
September 7, 2023

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves announced the following roster moves before today's 6:35 pm contest with the Tennessee Smokies at Trustmark Park. RHP Alan Rangel has been promoted from Mississippi to Triple-A Gwinnett, and RHP Drue Hackenberg has been promoted from Low-A Augusta to Mississippi. Rangel, 26, is promoted

Milligan’s Walk Off Completes M-Braves Comeback Win

Milligan walks off with a single, M-Braves pull off three-run comeback
September 6, 2023

Photo by Eddie Kelly PEARL, MS – Cody Milligan smashed a walk-off single over the head of the left fielder, and the Mississippi Braves (57-70, 24-35) completed a three-run comeback, 4-3, over the Tennessee Smokies (68-59, 32-27) on Wednesday night at Trustmark Park. Milligan notched the sixth walk off win

M-Braves Pound Smokies 8-2 on Tuesday Night

Potts goes 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI
September 5, 2023

Photo by Eddie Kelly PEARL, MS – The Mississippi Braves (56-70, 23-35) handed the Tennessee Smokies (68-58, 32-26) their seventh straight loss in an 8-2 pounding to start a six-game home series at Trustmark Park on Tuesday night. The Smokies walked 10 batters and allowed nine hits. The M-Braves scored