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Stripers Blast Bats for Fifth Straight Win

Demeritte and Snider both homer, Rosario adds two RBIs in 10-4 win at Louisville
August 21, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Travis Demeritte and Travis Snider each launched three-run home runs, and Eddie Rosario added two doubles and two RBIs as the Gwinnett Stripers (55-40) routed the Louisville Bats (37-57) 10-4 on Saturday night at Louisville Slugger Field. The Stripers have won eight straight games against Louisville this

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)

Top Five: First-Round Pick Performances

Five first-rounders that made a lasting impact with Gwinnett
June 10, 2020

With the 2020 MLB Draft set to begin tonight, our “Top Five” series turns its focus to a rich history of first-round picks playing in Gwinnett. In all, 40 players selected in the first round of the draft have gone on to play for either the G-Braves or Stripers since

Mississippi Braves All-Decade Team - Outfielders

Acuña Jr., Demeritte, Smith, Waters lead group of memorable outfielders this decade
December 25, 2019

PEARL, MS - As the decade comes to a close later this month, the Mississippi Braves are announcing their All-Decade squad from 2010 to 2019. The criteria for being named to the team are production while playing in Mississippi - weighed equally to results in major league baseball. The players

Demeritte and Toussaint named M-Braves Players of the Year

Touki Toussaint ears Phil Niekro Award as Minor League Pitcher of the Year
September 18, 2018

PEARL, MS - The Atlanta Braves have announced their 2018 Minor League Award Winners. Mississippi Braves outfielder Travis Demeritte  was named the M-Braves' Player of the Year, while right-handed pitcher Touki Toussaint  was named Mississippi's Pitcher of the Year. Toussaint also received the Phil Niekro Award for Braves Minor League Pitcher of the

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 9

Sheffield keeps zeros coming; Franco adds even more hits
August 10, 2018

Theme of the dayLiving up to expectations: Sometimes prospects get overhyped as the baseball world focuses almost exclusively on their strengths, but it's still comforting to see so many of the game's top Minor Leaguers do what they do best on a given night. After initially struggling in the International

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 15

Padres' Ruiz takes McKay deep; Adolfo stays hot for White Sox
April 16, 2018

Theme of the day:Excitement in the PCL: The Pacific Coast League is typically a circuit with a lot of offense. Dodgers No. 2 prospectAlex Verdugo had that covered when his pinch-hit, three-run home run gave Oklahoma City a walk-off, 8-6 win Sunday, but Eric Lauer and James Naile showed that

Lookouts score late, take series finale 3-1

Two-run eighth leads Lookouts past Braves
August 25, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- The Chattanooga Lookouts plated two runs in the bottom of the eighth, breaking a tied game and ultimately claiming a 3-1 victory in Friday evening's series finale at AT&T Field. The M-Braves now travel to Pensacola for a five-game set against the Blue Wahoos.Mississippi (18-40, 52-76) scored

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 2

Demeritte goes deep twice; Robles, Rodgers stand out in EL
August 3, 2017

Braves LHP Luiz Gohara, Triple-A Gwinnett: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, 88 pitches, 63 strikes -- Any Braves fan worried about Gohara's Triple-A debut last Friday -- in which he surrendered four earned runs and five walks in 4 2/3 innings -- can breathe

Mobile continues to dominate Mississippi with 6-2 win

Demeritte hits two solo home runs in losing effort for Braves
August 2, 2017

MOBILE, AL -- For the fifth game in four days, the Southern League South Division leading Mobile BayBears defeated the Mississippi Braves at Hank Aaron Stadium. The BayBears used four different pitchers, none going more than three innings, to limit the Braves to only seven hits. Two of the seven

M-Braves win fourth straight in dominating performance

Luiz Gohara strikes out 11 in six scoreless innings
July 22, 2017

PEARL, MS -- The Mississippi Braves (10-18, 44-54) continued its hot streak with an 8-0 win over the Biloxi Shuckers (11-18, 47-51) in game four of a five-game series at Trustmark Park Saturday night. The M-Braves have now won four in a row, and seven straight against the Shuckers.Lefty Luiz Gohara

Seven M-Braves Named Southern League All-Stars

June 7, 2017

PEARL, MS --  The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announced its South Division All-Star team Wednesday, June 7, selecting seven Mississippi Braves players to the 2017 Southern League All-Star Game. The North Division takes on the South Division Tuesday, June 20 at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola, FL. Two pitchers and

M-Braves defeat Shuckers in rain-shortened game

Moore goes 2-for-3 with a homer and four RBI
June 4, 2017

PEARL, MS -- Kris Medlen pitched six solid innings and Dylan Moore drove in four of the Braves six runs as the Mississippi Braves claimed a 6-1 victory in a rain-shortened series opener at Trustmark Park Sunday evening.After storms rolled through the area delaying the start of the game, Mississippi (28-28)

Demeritte homers twice, triples for Mississippi

Braves' No. 9 prospect also walks, plates season-high four runs
June 3, 2017

The home runs haven't come with quite the same frequency for Travis Demeritte compared to last season. Not to worry, according to the No. 9 Braves prospect, who's feeling good about how he's doing in his first Double-A season.Demeritte homered twice, tripled and drove in a season-high three runs Saturday

Braves power past Generals, win series

Behind two home runs and a triple from Demeritte, Mississippi wins 4-3
June 3, 2017

JACKSON, TN -- Mississippi Braves third baseman Travis Demeritte hit solo home runs in back-to-back at bats in the first and the fourth innings to tie the game, and then followed with an RBI-triple in the sixth before scoring one batter later to account for all four runs in a series

Late rally gives Pensacola 6-5 win over M-Braves

After two pitcher's duels, offenses explode for 24 hits and 11 runs in game three
May 26, 2017

PEARL, MS -- Game three between the Mississippi Braves (23-25) and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (27-21) could not have gone anymore off script from the first two games of the series if it had been written in Hollywood. After two nights of prolific pitching, both teams brought the bats to Trustmark

M-Braves use power, pitching in 2-1 series opening victory

No. 4 prospect Mike Soroka gets fifth win behind 10 strikeouts
May 24, 2017

PEARL, MS -- Coming off of a 10 game road trip and riding a four game losing streak, the Mississippi Braves (23-23) were happy to be back in the friendly confines of Trustmark Park to open a five-game series with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (25-21) Wednesday night. It was a true

M-Braves outlast Shuckers

Two home runs propel Mississippi to 6-4 victory over Biloxi
May 13, 2017

BILOXI, MS -- The Mississippi Braves (19-17) walked into a hostile environment Saturday night at MGM Park as the fourth-largest crowd in park history welcomed home a Biloxi Shuckers (19-17) squad coming off just their second series sweep in team history. Nine innings later, the M-Braves walked out with a hard

M-Braves take series with 6-1 victory in series finale

No. 4 prospect Mike Soroka takes perfect game into the seventh
May 12, 2017

PEARL, MS -- Over 3,300 fans at Trustmark Park in watched highly touted 19-year-old prospect Mike Soroka take a perfect game bid into the seventh inning in a series-clinching victory as the Mississippi Braves (18-17) defeated the Mobile BayBears (14-21) 6-1.The fourth-ranked prospect in the Atlanta organization was nothing short of

Offensive onslaught continues as M-Braves beat BayBears 9-1

Two 19-year-olds power Mississippi to victory
May 9, 2017

PEARL, MS -- When it rains, it pours, and it's pouring runs at Trustmark Park. The Mississippi Braves (17-15) scored nine runs for the second straight contest en route to a 9-1 victory over the Mobile BayBears (12-20) to take a commanding two games to none series lead. It was a

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

M-Braves drop both ends of DH; lose series 3-2

Hard hitting highlights twin-bill at Trustmark Park
May 1, 2017

PEARL, MS -- Five home runs and fourteen doubles made for an exciting twin-billing Monday at Trustmark Park, as the Mississippi Braves (11-14) lost two tough games, 6-3 and 7-6 (8), to the Tennessee Smokies (15-10) to drop the series three games to two.In game one, a 10:35 matinee start, right-hander