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M-Braves, Mississippi School For the Deaf hosting baseball/softball equipment drive on February 4th

MSD is forming their first ever baseball and softball teams this spring
January 18, 2023

PEARL - The Mississippi Braves have partnered with the Mississippi School for the Deaf (MSD) to host a softball and baseball equipment drive on Saturday, February 4, from 10 am to 2 pm at Trustmark Park. The M-Braves are asking fans for donations of new or slightly-used baseball and softball

M-Braves hosting job fairs on January 26 and February 11

Club to hire part time/seasonal positions for the 2023 season
January 13, 2023

. PEARL - The Mississippi Braves will hold a pair of job fairs on Thursday, January 26, from 5-7 pm and Saturday, February 11, from 10 am to 1 pm. to fill part-time game day positions for the 2023 season. The job fair will take place in the Farm Bureau

2023 Home Game Times Announced 

Opening Night is Friday, April 7, at 6:35 pm against the Biloxi Shuckers at Trustmark Park
November 30, 2022

PEARL – The Mississippi Braves will open the 2023 season at Trustmark Park on Friday, April 7, against the Biloxi Shuckers at 6:35 pm. The club announced game times for the upcoming 18th season of M-Braves baseball on Wednesday morning. Tuesday through Friday games will once again be played at

Jared Shuster selected to Southern League postseason All-Star team

Shuster was named the league's top left-handed starter
November 8, 2022

PEARL, MS – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the three leagues that make up the Double-A classification. In a vote of league managers, Mississippi Braves pitcher Jared Shuster was selected as the Southern League's top Left-Handed Starting Pitcher for 2022. Shuster, 24,

2022 Mississippi Braves: Year in Review

Pitching Staff Shines, Harris and Grissom promoted directly to Atlanta, Lugbauer breaks three club records
October 13, 2022

The Mississippi Braves concluded their 17th season with a 62-74 overall record, the sixth-best in the Southern League. The pitching staff’s 4.28 ERA ranked second in the Southern League and sixth in Double-A. The M-Braves posted a club-record 1,344 strikeouts, leading the league to rank fifth in Double-A. Starters posted

M-Braves to face Jackson State in exhibition Hank Aaron Tribute game 

April 5th game to be played at Hank Aaron Sports Academy (formerly Smith-Wills Stadium)
October 3, 2022

JACKSON, MS - Tim Bennett, CEO of the Hank Aaron Sports Academy (“HASA”), announced that the Mississippi Braves would play an exhibition game against the Jackson State University Tigers at Smith-Wills Stadium on April 5, 2023. The M-Braves are scheduled to open their 18th season two days later on Friday,

LHP Dylan Dodd Promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

Dodd posted a 3.11 ERA over nine starts for the M-Braves
September 23, 2022

PEARL, MS – The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday that M-Braves' left-handed pitcher Dylan Dodd had been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett. Dodd joins outfielder Justyn-Henry Malloy in being promoted to the Stripers since Mississippi's season ended on Sunday. Dodd, 24, went 2-4 with a 3.11 ERA (16 ER/45.1 IP) with 55

 Justyn-Henry Malloy Promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett

Malloy posted an .862 OPS in 54 games for the M-Braves
September 20, 2022

PEARL, MS – The Atlanta Braves announced on Tuesday that M-Braves' outfielder Justyn-Henry Malloy has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett and will join the Stripers for their remaining nine games. Malloy, 22, hit .268 with 11 doubles, six home runs, 31 RBI, .403 OBP, and .824 OPS in 54 games

Arden Pabst, Allan Winans Named Farm Bureau Player & Pitcher of the Week

September 19, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves and Farm Bureau are excited to announce that catcher Arden Pabst and starting pitcher Allan Winans have been named the Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week. Pabst, 27, clubbed eight hits, two home runs, two doubles and six RBI in six games

Big Third Inning Powers M-Braves Past Biscuits to Close Out 2022 Season

Pabst homers, Delgado extends on-base streak to 19 games
September 18, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (62-74, 33-34) won 6-4 over the Montgomery Biscuits (70-62, 42-27) to close out the 2022 season in front of over 3,000 fans on Sunday afternoon at Trustmark Park. A six-run third inning powered the M-Braves to a win. The M-Braves notched five hits, including

M-Braves Blanked by Biscuits 4-0

Delgado extends on-base streak to 18 games
September 17, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (61-74, 32-34) were blanked in a 4-0 loss to the Montgomery Biscuits (70-60, 42-26) in front of 3,919 fans on Saturday night at Trustmark Park. The M-Braves will try to split the series in the final game of the 2022 season tomorrow. The M-Braves

Rangel Posts Strong Start in M-Braves 4-1 Loss to Biscuits

Rangel goes 5 2/3 innings and allows one run
September 16, 2022

PEARL, MS - RHP Alan Rangel tossed 5 2/3 strong innings, but the Mississippi Braves (61-73, 32-33) lost to the Montgomery Biscuits (69-60, 41-26) 4-1 on Friday night at Trustmark Park. Rangel gave up just one run, exciting the game in the sixth inning. He allowed three hits and three

Lugbauer Blasts 28th Homer in M-Braves 5-3 Win Over Biscuits

Lugbauer goes 3-for-4, Gordon tosses five innings
September 15, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (61-72, 32-32) put together an all-around 5-3 win over the Montgomery Biscuits (68-60, 40-26) on Thursday night at Trustmark Park. The scoring started in the second inning. With two outs, Arden Pabst reached on a base hit. Jordan Cowan then doubled down the left

Pabst Powers M-Braves to 4-2 Win Over Biscuits

Pabst records three RBI, Dodd tosses five innings of one-run ball
September 14, 2022

PEARL, MS - In his fourth game for the M-Braves this season, Arden Pabst hit a two-run homer and recorded three RBI to power the Mississippi Braves (60-72, 31-32) over the Montgomery Biscuits (68-59, 40-25) 4-2 on Wednesday night at Trustmark Park. Pabst was reinstated from the Mississippi development list

Winans Posts Career-Best Start, M-Braves Fall to Biscuits 2-0

Winans strikes out 10 over seven shutout innings
September 13, 2022

PEARL, MS - RHP Allan Winans struck out a career-high 10 over seven shutout innings, but the Mississippi Braves (59-72, 30-32) fell 2-0 on a ninth-inning, two-run single to the Montgomery Biscuits (68-58, 40-24) on Tuesday night at Trustmark Park. Winans tied a career high with seven innings in his

Mississippi Braves Homestand Highlights - September 13-18 vs. Montgomery Biscuits

September 13, 2022

PEARL, MS – The Mississippi Braves begin a six-game home series against the Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A, Tampa Bay Rays) at Trustmark Park. Each night, the homestand features great promotions, including an Austin Riley #13 Jersey Giveaway on Friday, Negro Leagues Tribute Night with a post-game Mega-Fireworks Show on Saturday, and

Andrew Moritz, Indigo Diaz Named Farm Bureau Player & Pitcher of the Week

September 13, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves and Farm Bureau are excited to announce that outfielder Andrew Moritz and relief pitcher Indigo Diaz have been named the Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week. Moritz, 25, hit .500 (9-for-18) with two home runs, three doubles, five RBI and seven runs

Andrew Moritz named Southern League player of the week

Moritz led the league in average, slugging, and OPS
September 12, 2022

PEARL, MS - Mississippi Braves outfielder Andrew Moritz made the most of his four games last week, earning his first Southern League Player of the Week award. Moritz becomes the second Mississippi player to earn the award this season since Hendrik Clementina, May 23-29. Moritz, 25, hit .500 (9-for-18) with

M-Braves Drop Series Finale in Wild Extra-Inning Game Against Biloxi 5-4

Malloy and Bunnell each homer
September 11, 2022

BILOXI, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-71, 30-31) lost final road game of the season to the Biloxi Shuckers (62-67, 28-34) 5-4 in 10 innings on Sunday evening at MGM Park. The Shuckers walked off on a squeeze bunt from Nick Kahle, officially eliminating the M-Braves from postseason contention. Justyn-Henry

M-Braves Lose to Shuckers 9-1

Wilcox and Yeager each toss a scoreless inning of relief
September 10, 2022

PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-70, 30-30) lost their third straight game 9-1 to the Biloxi Shuckers (61-67, 27-34) in front of a crowd of 3,629 on Saturday night at MGM Park. The Shuckers blasted four home runs. In his ninth Double-A game, Wes Clarke hit three home runs

Lugbauer Breaks Single Season Home Run Record, M-Braves Fall to Shuckers 8-3

Lugbauer hits 27th home run of season
September 9, 2022

PEARL, MS - Drew Lugbauer smashed a two-run homer over the “Visit Mississippi” sign in left field, breaking the franchise single season home run record with his 27th homer in the Mississippi Braves (59-69, 30-29) 8-3 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers (60-67, 26-34) on Friday night at MGM Park. Lugbauer

M-Braves Apply Pressure Late, Fall to Shuckers 5-3 

Malloy reaches base five times, Gordon goes five innings
September 8, 2022

Photo by Mike Krebs PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-68, 30-28) brought the tying run to second base in the ninth but fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers (59-67, 25-34) on Thursday night at MGM Park. After falling behind 1-0, Justin Dean and Logan Brown

M-Braves Repeat 13-2 Win Over Shuckers, Lugbauer Ties Single-Season Home Run Record 

Lugbauer blasts two homers, Moritz finishes a triple shy of cycle for second straight night
September 8, 2022

PEARL, MS - Drew Lugbauer’s two homer-night tied the club’s single-season record at 26, and the Mississippi Braves (59-67, 30-27) topped the Biloxi Shuckers (58-67, 24-34) 13-2 on Wednesday night at MGM Park. Lugbauer tied Ernesto Mejia (2012) and Mike Hessman (2001). He broke the M-Braves career home run record

M-Braves Blast Four Homers, Overwhelm Shuckers 13-2

Milligan and Moritz each hit first Double-A homers and finish a triple shy of cycle
September 6, 2022

Photo by Mike Krebs PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (58-67, 29-27) blasted four homers, crushing the Biloxi Shuckers (58-66, 24-33) 13-2 on Tuesday night at MGM Park. The M-Braves picked up 15 hits, eight of which went for extra bases. Cody Milligan sparked the offense on the sixth pitch