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Getting to Know ... Austin Rhodes

Austin Rhodes is the corporate partnerships manager for the Gwinnett Braves. A graduate of Marist High School and native of Dunwoody, Rhodes joined the G-Braves in November 2013 after working as the senior account executive in sports marketing at the University of Mississippi.Recently married, Rhodes talks with staff writer Ben Beitzel about what he learned working in college football, his plans for the top of his wedding cake and the two Ole Miss alumni chat too much about their former school in this installment of “Getting to Know…”

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G-Braves set for sixth home opener

New menu items, Friday night fireworks and bobbleheads all part of experience

The Gwinnett Braves will have their sixth home opener on Friday and will have Friday night fireworks throughout the season, along with new concession stand menu items and three bobblehead giveaway promotions.

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American flag catches fire during Atlanta Braves' opening day ceremony

Fireworks honoring the legendary Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron on Tuesday night brought sparks way too close to the American Flag at Turner Field.

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Gladiators offer up poor showing in penultimate game

Another lackluster start and the Gwinnett Gladiators were in a hole too big to climb out of against the free-falling Elmira Jackals.

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Hawks playoff hopes in jeopardy

Detroit guard Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points and center Andre Drummond dominated inside with 19 points and 17 rebounds, lifting the Detroit Pistons to a 102-95 win over the Hawks on Tuesday at Philips Arena.

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Braves shut out by Mets in home opener

Bartolo Colon, who turns 41 in May, didn’t allow a runner past second bases over seven innings as the New York Mets spoiled the Atlanta Braves’ home opener and the Aaron festivities with a 4-0 victory Tuesday night before an announced sellout crowd of 47,144 at Turner Field.

Falcons sign Lowery, Wilson

The Atlanta Falcons signed safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Josh Wilson, the team announced Tuesday.

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Resurgent Gladiators focused on positives in final week of season

It’s a shame the Gwinnett Gladiators don’t play in the Western Conference, because they’re finally a team that could make some noise in the postseason.

Aaron honored for 715

Braves honor slugger on 40th anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record

Gladiators' Spivak leaves early to play for Israel

Stalwart defenseman headed overseas to play in World Championships

G-Braves game in Norfolk postponed

Gwinnett will play doubleheader July 11 to make it up

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G-Braves Mejia named IL batter of week

Slugger hit .308 with four homers in season’s first week

Homers lead G-Braves to 4-1 win over Durham

On the strength of homeruns by Mark Hamilton and Ernesto Mejia, the Gwinnett Braves beat the Durham Bulls 4-1 on Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Gladiators edged on road in Greenville

The Gwinnett Gladiators and Greenville Road Warriors traded blow after blow Saturday night, but the Warriors escaped with a 4-3 win Saturday night at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

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Braves win in Washington again

Atlanta starter Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and also had two hits while the Braves used a four-run fifth inning to beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Saturday in the second of a three-game series.

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