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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 MLB.com’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

Jackson, Stripers turn unique triple play

Braves No. 26 prospect helps team notch first feat in four years
May 28, 2019

When Triple-A Gwinnett fell into a bases-loaded, nobody-out jam in the second inning, Stripers right fielder Ryan LaMarre recalled a saying from his days playing in Rochester that pitching coach Stu Cliburn uttered in many a tough situation. "There's always a way out, he'd tell his pitchers, there's always a way

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 18

Phils' Haseley homers twice; Braves' Davidson puts up zeros
May 19, 2019

Phillies OF Adam Haseley, Double-A Reading: 3-for-4, 2 HR, 2 RBIs, 2 R -- Philadelphia's third-ranked prospect batted .172 with two homers in April. He matched that total in Saturday's 4-1 win over Portland, just his latest strong showing in a turnaround month. Both of Haseley's dingers against the Sea

Braves Prospect Primer: Arms abound

Toussaint leads group pushing for Majors; Weigel healthy again
March 19, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Touki Toussaint, RHPThere

Weigel, G-Braves Hammer Mud Hens, 7-1

Gwinnett opens road trip with third straight win
June 13, 2017

TOLEDO, OH-Behind the pitching of starter Patrick Weigel  and a 10-hit attack, the Gwinnett Braves (33-30) defeated the Toledo Mud Hens (28-34) by a 7-1 score on Tuesday night in game one of their three-game series at Fifth Third Field. While the 22-year-old Weigel was dominating on the mound, the G-Braves offense responded

Weigel, G-Braves Hammer Mud Hens, 7-1

Gwinnett opens road trip with third straight win
June 13, 2017

TOLEDO, OH-Behind the pitching of starter Patrick Weigel  and a 10-hit attack, the Gwinnett Braves (33-30) defeated the Toledo Mud Hens (28-34) by a 7-1 score on Tuesday night in game one of their three-game series at Fifth Third Field. While the 22-year-old Weigel was dominating on the mound, the G-Braves offense responded

Gwinnett's Weigel turns in best start of season

Braves No. 15 prospect lowers ERA to 1.21 over last five outings
June 13, 2017

Unfortunately for International League hitters, Patrick Weigel keeps getting stronger.The Braves' No. 15 prospect produced his finest start of the season on Tuesday, yielding two hits and a walk while striking out five over seven scoreless innings in Triple-A Gwinnett's 7-1 triumph over Toledo at Fifth Third Field.

Weigel Pitches G-Braves Past Knights, 4-1

Gwinnett pitchers hold Charlotte to four hits in series opener
June 8, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - In a game that started as a pitcher's duel between Gwinnett's Patrick Weigel and Charlotte's James Shields, the Gwinnett Braves (30-29) got just enough offense to beat the Charlotte Knights (26-33) 4-1 on Thursday night at Coolray Field. Over 6.0-plus innings, Weigel (W, 2-1) allowed just one earned

G-Braves Walk Off to Complete Sweep

Adams' 10th-inning single gives Gwinnett 4-3 win over Syracuse
May 29, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - On a rainy Memorial Day at Coolray Field, the Gwinnett Braves (27-25) surrendered a late lead but bounced back to walk off and beat the Syracuse Chiefs (15-31) 4-3 in 10 innings.The G-Braves rallied for the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning after surrendering

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 24

Soroka sets career high in K's; Frazier adds more extra-base hits
May 25, 2017

Yankees OF Clint Frazier, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre: 2-for-5, HR, 2B, RBI, R, CS -- The Yankees' No. 2 prospect hit his eighth homer of the season in the first inning and added his International League-leading 15th double in the third of the RailRiders' 5-0 win at Columbus. With 23 extra-base hits, Frazier

Weigel Strong as G-Braves Clip Bisons

Franco's homer backs 6.0 one-run innings from Weigel in 4-3 win
May 24, 2017

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Patrick Weigel tossed 6.0 innings of one-run baseball for his first career Triple-A victory, and Carlos Franco belted his first career Triple-A home run to lead the Gwinnett Braves (23-21) to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Bisons (23-20) on Wednesday night at Coolray Field.Weigel (W, 1-1), the Atlanta Braves' No.

Early Onslaught Downs G-Braves in Durham

Gwinnett falls behind 8-0, closes gap to 8-5 in loss to Bulls
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Bullpen Falters As Gwinnett Falls 7-4

Weigel strong in debut, but Columbus comes back to win
May 13, 2017

Despite coming back to take a 4-3 lead in the seventh inning, the Gwinnett Braves (18-16) fell 7-4 to the Columbus Clippers (16-18) in front of a season-best crowd of 9,608 at Coolray Field on Saturday night.The G-Braves scored three runs in the seventh to turn a 3-1 deficit into

Braves defeat BayBears 9-4

Demeritte, Franco shine in sluggers' showcase
May 9, 2017

PEARL, MS -- A minor league baseball season is a long journey of ups and downs, ebbs and flows of momentum that come and go as quickly as a summer shower. The Mississippi Braves (16-15) are enjoying one of those highs following a 9-4 victory in game one of a five

Offense overpowers as M-Braves run away with Game 1

Demeritte, Franco shine in sluggers' showcase
May 9, 2017

PEARL, MS -- A minor league baseball season is a long journey of ups and downs, ebbs and flows of momentum that come and go as quickly as a summer shower. The Mississippi Braves (16-15) are enjoying one of those highs following a 9-4 victory in game one of a five

Offense overpowers as M-Braves run away with Game 1

Demeritte, Franco shine in sluggers' showcase
May 9, 2017

PEARL, MS -- A minor league baseball season is a long journey of ups and downs, ebbs and flows of momentum that come and go as quickly as a summer shower. The Mississippi Braves (16-15) are enjoying one of those highs following a 9-4 victory in game one of a five

Offense overpowers as M-Braves run away with Game 1

Demeritte, Franco shine in sluggers' showcase
May 8, 2017

PEARL, MS -- A minor league baseball season is a long journey of ups and downs, ebbs and flows of momentum that come and go as quickly as a summer shower. The Mississippi Braves (16-15) are enjoying one of those highs following a 9-4 victory in game one of a five

Braves bury Barons

Seven-run fifth inning due to four Barons errors lifts Braves
May 3, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Barons committed four errors in the decisive fifth inning to allow the Mississippi Braves to score seven runs on just two hits along with four walks and cruise to a 10-4 win in game one of a five game series at Regions Field in Birmingham.Mississippi (12-14) got

Walk-off homer propels M-Braves to victory in extras

Carlos Franco's two-run shot gives M-Braves Game 1 win in 10
April 27, 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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Braves Get First Win in Shutout

Pitching propels Braves to first win over Jumbo Shrimp
April 7, 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

Prospect roundtable: 2016 Rome rotation

Braves pitching prospects discuss last season's championship run
March 10, 2017

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida -- If you wanted to find the Minors' most exciting rotation last season, all you needed to do was follow the road to Rome. The Class A club's starting staff boasted six of the Braves' top 20 prospects at various points during the season: No. 4 Kolby