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Braves Trim Roster, Option Six to Gwinnett

Top prospects Kyle Muller, Tucker Davidson, Jasseel De La Cruz, Patrick Weigel among players sent to Stripers roster
March 12, 2021

The Atlanta Braves announced 24 transactions to their Spring Training roster today, optioning six players to Triple-A Gwinnett and reassigning 18 players to minor league camp. All six players joining the Stripers roster are pitchers, including four members of’s Braves Top 30 Prospects list: left-handers Kyle Muller (No. 6)

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

Casteel, Pfeifer named Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week

Casteel posted an .858 OPS last week and Pfeifer worked 8.0 shutout innings in one start
August 26, 2019

PEARL, MS - Mississippi Braves first baseman Ryan Casteel  and left-handed pitcher Phil Pfeifer have been named Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week. The awards were given for their performances for the M-Braves from Aug. 19-25.

Florida Flusters Clearwater, 2-0

Pfeifer and Hartman combine to throw 12th Fire Frogs shutout
July 30, 2019

KISSIMMEE, FLA.: LHP Philip Pfeifer continued his dominant stretch and the Florida Fire Frogs provided two eighth inning tallies to ensure a shutout of the Clearwater Threshers, 2-0, on Tuesday evening at Osceola County Stadium.

Pfeifer Punches Way to FSL Pitcher of the Week Nomination

The southpaw's record-setting performance earns him top honors
July 22, 2019

KISSIMMEE, FL: It was announced Monday afternoon that LHP Philip Pfeifer was deservedly named the Florida State League's Pitcher of the Week for the period of July 15-July 21.

O's Baumann among Pitchers of the Week

No. 27 Baltimore prospect tossed no-hitter in big week for Bowie
July 22, 2019

Whether Michael Baumann has a future as a starter or reliever in the upper levels remains a question. Given his performance last week, he appears to be making a serious push for a spot in a future Major League rotation. The Orioles' No. 24 prospect was named the Eastern League

Pfeifer provides fire on mound for Frogs

Braves left-hander strikes out 17 over eight scoreless innings
July 18, 2019

After spending the bulk of his professional career in the bullpen, the Braves decided to change course with Philip Pfeifer midway through this season and put him back into the starting rotation.The early returns on the decision were fairly consistent ... until he picked it up a notch Thursday.Pfeifer turned

G-Braves, Bulls Trade Shutouts in Twin Bill

Gwinnett wins 1-0, loses 2-0 in doubleheader
September 2, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Kris Medlen tossed his first career minor league shutout in the opener to lead the Gwinnett Braves (70-70) to a 1-0 win, but the Durham Bulls (85-55) responded with a shutout of their own in game two, winning 2-0 as the teams split a doubleheader on Saturday

G-Braves Walk Durham To Division Title In 3-2 Loss

Gwinnett gives up just one hit in loss to Bulls
August 24, 2017

DURHAM, NC-The Gwinnett Braves (65-64) could not hold a late 1-0 lead as three bases-loaded walks in the bottom of the eighth inning led the Durham Bulls (78-51) to a 3-2 win on Thursday night in the finale of the four-game series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.With the win, the

Pfeifer, Moore claim monthly honors

August 5, 2017

PEARL, MS --  The Atlanta Braves announced the minor league pitchers and players of the month for July. For the Double-A Mississippi club, LHP Philip Pfeifer  and infielder Dylan Moore  were selected for the monthly accolades.Moore, 24, posted a .304 batting average in 26 games during the month of July. He had five

G-Braves Beaten by Tides in Opener, 4-1

Quality start by Aaron Blair not enough as Gwinnett falls
July 31, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Despite 10 hits, the Gwinnett Braves (52-55) struggled offensively in a 4-1 loss to the Norfolk Tides (49-60) on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at Coolray Field. The G-Braves had at least one player reach base in eight of the nine innings, but

Mississippi loses tough battle despite outhitting Jacksonville

Parsons' seven strikeouts in relief not enough
July 27, 2017

PEARL, MS -- For the second straight game, the Mississippi Braves (11-21, 45-57) fell to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (17-16, 47-56) at Trustmark Park. The M-Braves out hit the Jumbo Shrimp nine to four, but left 10 runners on base as Jacksonville defeated the Braves 2-1.Max Fried was solid in three

M-Braves walk-off for second straight night over Biloxi

Tyler Neslony delivers two clutch hits to tie and win it for Mississippi
July 21, 2017

PEARL, MS -- For the second straight night, the Mississippi Braves (8-18, 42-54) beat the Biloxi Shuckers (11-15, 47-49) in walk-off fashion, but this time it took 12 innings to do it.Unlike game one, tonight's game started with offense. The M-Braves scored early, as Keith Curcio led things off with a

Parsons shuts out Wahoos, lights as Braves win 2-0

18-minute "light" delay can't derail Mississippi
July 15, 2017

PENSACOLA, FL -- Mississippi's Wes Parsons (1-2) and Pensacola's Deck McGuire (8-7) engaged in a classic pitchers' duel for seven innings Saturday night, neither wanting to yield a hit much less a run, as the M-Braves shutout the Blue Wahoos to claim a 2-0 victory. McGuire gave up an unearned run in

Soroka pitches M-Braves past Shuckers

Mississippi turns four double plays to secure 2-1 win over Biloxi
June 25, 2017

BILOXI, MS -- Mississippi pitchers scattered 13 hits and got timely double plays four times to limit Biloxi (38-34) to only one run, edging out a 2-1 win over the Shuckers in game three of the five game series at MGM Park on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Saturday night.Mike Soroka pitched

M-Braves clinch series in come-from-behind 12-inning affair

Four players record multiple hits for Mississippi
June 8, 2017

PEARL, MS -- For the second straight game, the Mississippi Braves (30-29) fell behind early to the Biloxi Shuckers (31-28) at Trustmark Park. This time, however, the M-Braves mounted three separate comebacks to clinch the series three-games-to-one, with the series finale still schedule for Thursday at 7:00 PM. Max Fried got the

Jackson wins 2-1, evens series with Mississippi

Braves only offense--solo homer from Joey Meneses
June 2, 2017

JACKSON, TN -- Mississippi limited Jackson to two runs on four hits, but could not muster the runs needed to claim the win and clinch the series as the Generals defeated the Braves 2-1 Friday night at The Ballpark at Jackson. Braves pitchers Max Fried and Philip Pfeifer combined to strike out

Biscuits walk off with victory in 10th

Walker's 2-Run shot in seventh not enough as Russell hits walk-off in 10th
April 25, 2017

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M-Braves drop heartbreaker to Mobile in 10

Two-run homer propels BayBears to series-opening win
April 17, 2017

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M-Braves Announce Opening Day Roster

April 4, 2017

PEARL, MS -- The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, has unveiled its opening day roster for the 2017 season which begins Thursday at Trustmark Park. As ranked by Baseball America, the M-Braves club features four of the Atlanta Braves top 10 prospects including Kolby Allard (3), Mike