Season Finale Goes to Tourists 5-3 on Monday

Rome ends the year with series loss to Asheville

September 3, 2019 9:04 AM ET

The Rome Braves brought a close to their 2019 season with a 5-3 loss to Asheville on Monday in a game defined by spotty infield defense and unearned runs.

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Asheville Pushes Back in 7-2 Victory over Rome

Season finale looms Monday afternoon

Brendan Venter rounds the bases after launching a home run 400 feet over the left field fence. (Mills Fitzner)

September 2, 2019 9:06 AM ET

Following an uplifting comeback win on Saturday evening the Braves fell to the Tourists 7-2 Sunday in Game 3 of the series. Asheville got strong starting pitching from Colten Schmidt and a late blast from league RBI leader Coco Montes. Despite their victory, Asheville was eliminated from postseason contention Sunday night when Augusta beat Columbia, making the GreenJackets second-half Southern Division champions.

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Rome Mounts Furious Comeback in 8-4 Win

Braves even series with solid performance

Southpaw Tanner Lawson tossed three scoreless innings in Saturday's 8-4 victory. (Mills Fitzner)

September 1, 2019 9:07 AM ET

The Rome Braves overcame a four run deficit and torched the Asheville pitching staff for eight unanswered runs in an eventual 8-4 victory at State Mutual Stadium on Saturday evening.

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Sloppy Defense Sets the Tone in 4-1 Rome Loss

Defeat extinguishes Braves playoff chances

(Mills Fitzner)

August 31, 2019 9:19 AM ET

Asheville claimed a 4-1 win in the series opener versus Rome on Friday night. The result kept the Tourists within one game of the division lead. The loss coupled with a win by Augusta eliminates the Braves from postseason contention.

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Ball, Stallings Help Rome Hammer Greensboro 7-0

Braves split four game series with Hoppers

August 30, 2019 10:14 AM ET

Rome salvaged a split in their four game series in Greensboro with a 7-0 shutout victory over the Grasshoppers on Thursday night. Lefty starter Mitch Stallings shoved heat for 8 scoreless innings and Bryce Ball socked a pair of homers and drove in five runs.

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Playoff Hopes Suffer a Blow with Rome's 6-4 Defeat

Late lead evaporates in the 8th inning

August 29, 2019 9:39 AM ET

Leading Greensboro 4-3 in the 8th inning the Rome Braves appeared to be on the verge of an uplifting come-from-behind win, but the Hoppers stole the game in a flash with three runs on four straight hits and defeated the visitors 6-4. The loss sends Rome three games back of Asheville and Augusta in the division race.

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Braves Come Up Empty in the Clutch in 3-0 Loss

Rome goes 0-11 with runners in scoring position

August 28, 2019 9:09 AM ET

The Rome lineup went hitless with runners in scoring position and grounded into four double-plays in a frustrating 3-0 defeat against Greensboro on Tuesday evening at First National Bank Field. Losses by both Asheville and Augusta keep the Braves two games out of first place with six regular season contests remaining.

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Cullen, Dean Named to SAL Annual All-Star Team

Two Rome Braves selected to league's annual post-season all-star team

August 27, 2019 10:34 AM ET

Second baseman Greg Cullen and outfielder Justin Dean have been named to the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Team as announced by SAL President, Eric Krupa, earlier today. The All-Star Team was voted on by the 14 South Atlantic League Teams' Field Managers, General Managers, Sports Writers and Broadcasters for a total of 56 votes.

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Rome Opens Series with 1-0 Shutout of Greensboro

Final road trip begins on a positive note

August 27, 2019 10:18 AM ET

Pitching and defense were the bedrocks of the Rome Braves 1-0 victory over Greensboro on Monday, as the race for the postseason heats up with one week to go. Starting their final road trip of the regular season, the Braves got a run in the 2nd inning and then held off numerous threats by the Grasshoppers to complete a 1-0 shutout.

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Pitching Leads the Way as Rome Beats Columbia 4-3

Braves staff allows one earned run, K's 11 in finale

Austin Riley tracks down a fly ball in his final rehab stint with Rome this season. (Mills Fitzner)

August 26, 2019 9:31 AM ET

The Rome Braves kept themselves in the playoff hunt with a 4-3 victory over Columbia on a rainy Sunday evening at State Mutual Stadium. The victory keeps Rome three out with eight games left in the season.

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