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Twelve 2021 Stripers Included on Braves’ NLDS Roster

Atlanta’s 26-man roster includes 21 Gwinnett alums overall
October 8, 2021

During the regular season, 34 players who saw action with the Gwinnett Stripers also played for Atlanta, helping the Braves capture their fourth consecutive National League East Division title. Today, 12 members of Gwinnett’s 2021 club have been included on the Braves’ 26-man roster for the opening round of the

William Contreras Named Triple-A East Player of the Week

Contreras earns award for July 12-18 after batting .462 with three homers, 12 RBIs
July 19, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – In an announcement made today by Minor League Baseball, Gwinnett Stripers’ catcher William Contreras has been named the Triple-A East Player of the Week for July 12-18. Contreras batted .462 (12-for-26) with three doubles, three home runs, seven runs, and 12 RBIs in six games during the

Prospects in the Braves' 2020 player pool

Pache, Waters headline talented Atlanta prospects at camp
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July 6, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

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

Contreras, Davidson named Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week

William Contreras hit .571 last week while Tucker Davidson struck out nine over 8.0 shutout innings
July 22, 2019

PEARL, MS - Mississippi Braves catcher William Contreras  and left-handed pitcher Tucker Davidson have been named Farm Bureau Player and Pitcher of the Week. The awards were given for their performances for the M-Braves from July 15-22.

Contreras, Waters power M-Braves

Top prospects support Wentz with seven hits, four RBIs
July 21, 2019

Double-A Mississippi relied on two of its biggest bats -- and one of its vaunted arms -- on Sunday.Braves No. 6 prospect William Contreras and fourth-ranked Drew Waters combined for seven hits, four RBIs and three runs scored as Mississippi took down Pensacola, 8-3, at Trustmark Park.

Contreras perfect at dish for Fire Frogs

Braves No. 9 prospect collects four hits, reaches base five times
April 28, 2019

William Contreras proved Sunday that it isn't impossible to be perfect in the game of baseball.Atlanta's ninth-ranked prospect reached base in all five of his plate appearances -- going 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a walk -- to knock Class A Advanced Florida past St. Lucie, 3-2, at

2019 Preview: Mississippi Braves

March 4, 2019

With MiLB Opening Day exactly one month away, let's take a look at how the Mississippi Braves are shaping up against a group of talented South Division squads.2018 RECORD: 67-71, 3rd in the SL South Division2018 PLAYOFFS: N/AOPENING DAY: Wednesday, April 10 vs Mobile (LA Angels)

Toussaint, Allard lead next 'Baby Braves'

Pitchers make Major League impact, position talent blossoms
October 3, 2018

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.In recent years, the Braves farm system has been one of baseball's most formidable.

Golden, Reyes among SAL honorees

Asheville outfielder, Greenville right-hander headline All-Star list
August 28, 2018

The South Atlantic League is one of two Class A circuits where Minor Leaguers can get their first tastes of full-season ball. On Tuesday, that taste got a whole lot sweeter for some Sally League players.MVP Casey Golden (Asheville), Most Outstanding Pitcher Denyi Reyes (Greenville) and Most Outstanding MLB Prospect

Braves promote outfielders Pache, Waters

Club sends top-100 prospects to Mississippi, Florida in host of moves
August 1, 2018

It was already a solid week in terms of Braves prospect promotions with Kolby Allard jumping to the Majors and Kyle Wright moving to Triple-A Gwinnett. Then, they made Wednesday moving day in their Minor League system.Atlanta promoted top-100 prospectsCristian Pache and Drew Waters to Double-A Mississippi and Class A

Jenista propels Rome with four-hit night

2018 second-round pick, Contreras' five RBIs lead way to victory
July 26, 2018

Greyson Jenista always knew he could hit, from the moment he stepped on Witchita State's campus. In his first half season as a pro, he's demonstrating that. The Braves' 2018 second-round pick set a professional best with four hits and three runs scored, while Atlanta's 13th-ranked prospectWilliam Contreras chipped in five

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 5

Loaisiga makes push to Bronx; Contreras breaks out with power
June 6, 2018

Theme of the dayOpposite ends of the Draft: With rounds 3-10 of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft being held Tuesday, the Minor Leagues presented a nice reminder that good talent can come from anywhere. Royce Lewis, the top overall pick in last year's Draft, hit a grand slam for Class A

Braves Prospect Primer: Rebuild blooms

Acuña, Soroka, Wright closing in on Atlanta from upper levels
March 21, 2018

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 2018 season approaching, MiLB.com takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Major League-ready: Ronald Acuña Jr.,