ROSTER UPDATE - Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett

RHP Hursh promoted to Gwinnett, RHP Franco and RHP Santiago to Mississippi, RHP Leyva to Danville

By Patrick Westrick / Mississippi Braves | April 11, 2018 6:00 PM

PEARL, MS - RHP Jason Hursh (0-0, 0.00 ERA) has been transferred to Triple-A Gwinnett. RHP Enderson Franco (0-0, 0.00 ERA) and RHP Andres Santiago (0-0, 0.00 ERA) have been transferred to Double-A Mississippi. RHP Elian Leyva (1-0, 3.86 ERA) has been transferred to Rookie-Danville.

Hursh appeared in 3 games for the Mississippi Braves, pitching 4.0 innings.  He posted 1 save in 1 save opportunity, throwing 6 strikeouts and walking 0 batters. He leaves Mississippi tied with Scott Diamond for the all-time M-Braves strikeout record at 201. Andres Santiago pitched in 1 game in Gwinnett, tossing two innings without allowing a hit or a run and striking out 2 batters.

Enderson Franco re-joins the M-Braves after pitching 2.1 innings on Saturday, April 7th for Mississippi. He allowed only 3 hits and struck out 6 Tennessee Smokies batters in his only appearance of 2018. Elian Leyva appeared in 1 game for Mississippi tossing 2.1 innings. Leyva allowed 3 hits, 3 runs (1 earned) and 2 strikeouts in route to his first win with Double-A Mississippi. He exits Pearl with a 3.86 ERA.


ACTIVATE: RHP Enderson Franco, RHP Andres Santiago

DELETE: RHP Jason Hursh, RHP Elian Leyva

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