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Barons Top Smokies, 8-5

Burr, Ruiz shine in relief in Birmingham win
July 12, 2018

After a back-and-forth ride through six innings, Ryan Burr  and José Ruiz  shut down the Tennessee Smokies (49-42) and put the Birmingham Barons (43-46) in position for the 8-5 win at Smokies Stadium on Thursday night. Moments That Mattered: After Tennessee erased an early 2-0 deficit with runs in the third, fourth and

Barons Drop Pitcher's Duel To M-Braves, 1-0

First inning homer dooms Hansen, Barons in loss
July 8, 2018

One swing seven pitches into the game was enough to sink the Birmingham Barons (41-44) in a 1-0 loss to the Mississippi Braves (37-50) on Sunday night at Regions Field. The loss marks the third time the Barons have been shutout in the second half. Turning Point: The M-Braves were quick

McWilliams adds five hitless to resume

D-backs prospect lowers ERA to 0.45 in fourth start of season
April 26, 2017

Sam McWilliams was aware his time on the mound was going to be limited on Tuesday night, but he made the most of it."I knew I was only going five innings," he said. "They told us all in Spring Training that for the first month we were only going five