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Aug 15, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/14: Patrick Weigel Returns

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/14: Patrick Weigel Returns

Patrick Weigel made his return from a 14 month Tommy John layoff and Ian Anderson made his Double-A debut (57-61) Gwinnett Stripers 5, (52-66) Louisville Bats 4 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 0-4, .279/.350/.409 Danny Santana, CF: 3-4, HR, RBI, 3 SB, .265/.289/.502 Wes Parsons, SP: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 3.20 ERA A big day from Danny Santana and a key pinch hit home run drove the Stripers to a 5-4 win. Louisville took an early lead with two runs in the 1st inning, but Gwinnett had a response in the bottom of the inning with Danny Santana’s solo home run. The Stripers stayed...
Aug 13, 2018
Scouting The Call Up: Touki Toussaint

Scouting The Call Up: Touki Toussaint

Touki Toussaint was pulled from a start on Friday night and rumors swirled about a call up to Atlanta. That was proven true, and he will make his major league debut in Monday’s double header Coming into the 2018 season Touki Toussaint was seen to have no more than an outside shot of joining the rotation in Atlanta this season. He had struggled far too often with his command in his career and had just 39 2⁄3 innings at Double-A, so with the depth above him it was a safe bet he wouldn’t make it yet. Then, Atlanta got off to a blistering start to the season, and as that proved to be more...
Aug 12, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/12: Muller Ks 10, Riley Goes Deep

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/12: Muller Ks 10, Riley Goes Deep

Many top prospects put up strong games, with Kyle Muller making headlines with his 10 strikeout performance. Austin Riley hit a home run and Drew Waters had 3 hits. (55-60) Gwinnett Stripers 2, (50-68) Syracuse Chiefs 3 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 3-4, 2B, HR, RBI, .289/.359/.426 Dustin Peterson, LF: 1-3, 2B, BB, RBI, .276/.331/.409 Connor Johnstone, SP: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 4.50 ERA Austin Riley had another big day for the Stripers, but it wasn’t enough and they took a 3-2 loss. Riley doubled with 2 outs in the first inning of the game to represent the Stripers’s first...
Aug 10, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/9: Demeritte Goes Deep Twice

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/9: Demeritte Goes Deep Twice

Travis Demeritte had a career day with 2 home runs as part of Mississippi’s 16 run outburst. Bryse Wilson made his second Triple-A start. (54-59) Gwinnett Stripers 9, (51-62) Buffalo Bisons 5 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 0-5, .267/.342/.385 Alex Jackson, C: 2-5, HR, 3 RBI, .245/.364/.604 Bryse Wilson, SP: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 7.50 ERA The Gwinnett offense had some late inning fireworks to pull off a comeback win against the Bisons. Gwinnett got off to a hot start in the first inning when Luis Marte singled and stole second base, setting up Dustin Peterson to bring in the...
Aug 8, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Ian Anderson Stars for Florida

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Ian Anderson Stars for Florida

Ian Anderson held the Cardinals to 1 earned run over 5 1⁄3 innings, and Trey Harris reached base 5 times for the GCL Braves. (53-58) Gwinnett Stripers 2, (50-61) Buffalo Bisons 0 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 2-4, 2 2B, .280/.357/.403 Chad Sobotka, RP: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2.84 ERA Two early runs were enough for the Stripers pitching staff, who combined to shut out the Bisons. Austin Riley’s ground-rule double with two outs in the first inning got the Braves their first baserunner of the game, and he was brought in to score the first run by Rio Ruiz’s single. The Braves...
Aug 5, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/4: Bryse Wilson Makes AAA Debut

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 8/4: Bryse Wilson Makes AAA Debut

Bryse Wilson had his share of troubles in his Gwinnett debut, but Carlos Franco’s grand slam and Luis Marte’s 4 hits bailed him out. (52-57) Gwinnett Stripers 10, (58-52) Norfolk Tides POSTPONED Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 0-4, BB, RBI, .277/.358/.395 Luis Marte, SS: 4-4, HBP .405/.434/.557 Bryse Wilson, SP: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, 10.13 ERA The Gwinnett Stripers had a monstrous 7-run second inning that they relied on for a 10-6 win in Bryse Wilson’s Triple-A debut. After the team’s traded runs in the first inning the Stripers got rolling in the bottom of the second,...
Aug 1, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Muller Spins Strong Start

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Muller Spins Strong Start

Kyle Muller had the best pitching performance of the day with 6 strong innings in Florida, while Jared James had 5 hits in a double header (50-57) Gwinnett Stripers, (60-46) Durham Bulls POSTPONED (49-58) Mississippi Braves 0, (53-53) Birmingham Barons SUSPENDED Box Score Alejandro Salazar, 2B: 1-1, .322/.341/.368 Ricardo Sanchez, SP: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 5.35 ERA Mississippi and Birmingham traded zeroes in the early parts of the game before the rain hit and stopped the game in the bottom of the third. Mississippi’s offense only managed one hit from Alejandro Salazar,...
Jul 29, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/28: Bryse Wilson Ks 8

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/28: Bryse Wilson Ks 8

Bryse Wilson had another strong pitching performance for Mississippi and Greyson Jenista picked up two more hits for Rome. (48-57) Gwinnett Stripers 1, (55-47) Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 1-4, RBI, .288/.360/.405 Luis Marte, 2B: 2-4, 2B, .406/.424/.563 Lucas Sims, SP: 2 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 2.84 ERA It was a rough day for the Stripers as they were blown out by the Railriders. Things got off to a good start as Luis Marte led off the game with a double and then scored 2 batters later on a ground out from Austin Riley, but things took a tumble from...
Jul 25, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/24: JCE Goes Deep for Rome

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/24: JCE Goes Deep for Rome

Jean Carlos Encarnacion knocked his 10th home run of the year. Luiz Gohara and Freddy Tarnok had good starts for their teams. (47-54) Gwinnett Stripers 5, (61-39) Lehigh Valley Ironpigs Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 1-4, .295/.363/.423 Luis Marte, SS: 1-5, HR, 2 RBI, .447/.458/.553 Luiz Gohara, SP: 6 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 5.67 ERA Luiz Gohara put up a strong start and Gwinnett held a late lead but the bullpen blew things and handed Gwinnett a 6-5 loss. The Stripers got their first run in the third inning thanks to Luis Marte, who knocked his first Stripers home run scoring Jonathan...
Jul 22, 2018
Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/21: Jeremy Walker Pitches 7 Strong Innings

Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap 7/21: Jeremy Walker Pitches 7 Strong Innings

Jeremy Walker and Keith Weisenberg pitched strong outings for their teams, but received no offensive support. William Contreras reached base three times for Rome (46-53) Gwinnett Stripers 5, (45-52) Pawtucket Red Sox 4 Box Score Austin Riley, 3B: 0-2, 2 BB, .298/.369/.426 Rio Ruiz, RF: 1-4, HR, .269/.313/.395 Lucas Sims, SP: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, 2.15 ERA Gwinnett made a nice comeback over the Red Sox and then walked off in the 9th inning. Gwinnett was quiet with the bats in the early stages of the game and trailed 3-0 after four innings before going to work in the bottom of...
Jul 20, 2018
Talking Chop’s Midseason Top 30 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

Talking Chop’s Midseason Top 30 Prospects: Honorable Mentions

These 6 Atlanta Braves prospects barely missed our midseason top prospects list, but could be key contributors to the Braves down the road. With a system possessing the depth of talent like the Braves it is inevitable that some deserving players often don’t get attention. While they may possess major red flags that prevent them from being top prospects, or in the case of relievers don’t have a ceiling that justifies high rankings, they still are valuable assets for a system to have within. Riley Delgado Highest Rank: 30th Riley Delgado was met with little fanfare coming into the 2018...

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