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James, Biddle claim weekly honors

July 3, 2017

PEARL, MS-Outfielder Jared James and LHP Jesse Biddle have been named Mississippi Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Sunday, July 2.James, 23, posted a .333 average (5-for-15) in four games. He's hitting .256 with nine doubles, four triples, two home runs and 19 RBI

M-Braves even series with impeccable pitching

Mike Soroka throws seven scoreless in victory
June 15, 2017

PEARL, MS -- After a tough 11-1 loss in game one, the Mississippi Braves (33-34) responded with a dominant performance on the mound and clutch hitting to defeat the Montgomery Biscuits (35-32) Thursday night at Trustmark Park. It was a battle of talented right-handers that saw the M-Braves and Mike Soroka

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

M-Braves overcome odds, rally to win in the seventh

A wild pitch scored the winning runs for wacky finish
May 28, 2017

PEARL, MS -- After two pitcher's duels and a slugfest, it only made sense that the fifth and final game of the series between the Mississippi Braves (24-26) and Pensacola Blue Wahoos (28-22) would come down to a late comeback and a wild finish. The home team came out on top

Late rally comes up short, M-Braves fall 6-5

No. 7 prospect Ronald Acuna shines bright in loss
May 10, 2017

PEARL, MS -- After exploding for eighteen runs on twenty-five hits in the first two games of the series, the Mississippi Braves (17-16) came up one run short of clinching the series against the Mobile BayBears (13-20) in the first three games at Trustmark Park. In the final home school day

Braves Even Series with Biscuits

Fried leads Mississippi to 3-2 win over Montgomery
April 25, 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

Q&A: Biddle eyes Citizens Bank Park

Homegrown Phillies ace talks staying healthy, making MLB debut
February 28, 2014

In 2008, 17-year-old Jesse Biddle sat in the stands at Citizens Bank Park overjoyed. He saw players hugging each other and fans pumping their fists in the air while fireworks streamed overhead. The Philadelphia Phillies had just won the World Series."That was one of the most moving, emotional moments I've