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After baseball, Johnson making mark on canvas

Former MiLB steals leader innovating and inspiring in new career
December 17, 2020

In 2013, Micah Johnson led all of professional baseball with 84 stolen bases. In 2015, he batted .315 in 78 Triple-A games and got his first big league experience. In 2017, he reached the Major Leagues for the third time. More than any other season, though, 2016 was the year

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 Drop Opener In Norfolk, 9-4

Kris Medlen suffers seventh loss with Gwinnett
August 28, 2017

NORFOLK, VA-Despite collecting 10 hits, the Gwinnett Braves (67-67) dropped their third game in a row, 9-4, to the Norfolk Tides (63-72) on Monday night in game one of the four-game series at Harbor Park.The G-Braves scored a run in the top of the first as Ronald Acuña Jr.  led off

Knights Crush G-Braves, Split Series

Early 4-0 lead evaporates for Gwinnett in 12-5 loss
August 27, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Gwinnett Braves (67-66) held a 4-0 lead through the first four innings, but the Charlotte Knights (57-77) erupted for 12 runs on the way to a 12-5 victory on Sunday afternoon at Coolray Field. The G-Braves and Knights split the four-game weekend series. Gwinnett opened a 2-0

Acuna Powers G-Braves Past SWB Twice

Gwinnett wins 9-4 and 4-1 to extend winning streak to six
August 16, 2017

MOOSIC, PA- Behind the hitting of 19-year-old Ronald Acuña Jr. , the Gwinnett Braves (61-60) took two games from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (77-45) by scores of 9-4 and 4-1 on Wednesday night at PNC Field.Acuna combined to go 5-for-10 in the two games with two home runs, two runs, and five

G-Braves Rally Late to Top Tides, 5-2

Luiz Gohara tosses quality start in Coolray Field debut
August 2, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Behind a late offensive surge and a strong team pitching performance, the Gwinnett Braves (53-56) salvaged the finale of the three-game series against the Norfolk Tides (50-61) with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night at Coolray Field.With the game tied at 1-1 in the seventh, the G-Braves

G-Braves Bats Awaken In 9-3 Win

Gwinnett scores early and often to top Lehigh Valley
July 24, 2017

ALLENTOWN, PA- The Gwinnett Braves (50-50) used a 14-hit attack and a fine pitching effort from starter Andrew Albers  and the bullpen to beat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (62-40) by a 9-3 score on Monday night in the opening game of the four-game series at Coca-Cola Park. With the win, Albers becomes

G-Braves Swept by IronPigs, 5-1

Andrew Albers' quality start not enough as Gwinnett loses late
July 19, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - For the fourth straight game, the Gwinnett Braves (47-48) suffered a last at-bat loss as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (60-37) scored four runs in the ninth inning to win 5-1 in the finale of the three-game series on Wednesday night at Coolray Field.Gwinnett entered the ninth tied

Bullpen Falters in Ninth, G-Braves Fall 8-4

Lehigh Valley scores five in ninth to win opener
July 17, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Despite a dominant pitching performance from Lucas Sims and a home run from Ronald Acuña Jr. , the Gwinnett Braves (47-46) fell 8-4 to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (58-37) on Monday night at Coolray Field. The loss marked the second straight game the G-Braves' bullpen surrendered the

Albers Stellar as G-Braves Beat Charlotte 6-1

Andrew Albers tosses 8.0 scoreless innings for ninth win
July 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE, NC - Behind the efforts of starting pitcher Andrew Albers , the Gwinnett Braves (46-44) earned a 6-1 victory over the Charlotte Knights (39-51) on Friday night in game two of the four-game series at BB&T Ballpark.Albert (W, 9-3) was sensational in tossing 8.0 scoreless innings with four hits,