April 28, 2011
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Dave Brundage will return for a fourth season as Gwinnett manager and his sixth year leading Atlanta's Class AAA team. The Braves announced minor league changes for 2012 on Tuesday, with only Brundage and Lynchburg manager Luis Salazar staying in place from this season.
G-Braves making moves, almost getting a big-league shot.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- In a tight race for a division title or even a wild card title heading down the stretch, the Gwinnett Braves got solid pitching and timely hitting to knock off Norfolk 4-2 Saturday night at Coolray Field.. With nine regular season games left, the G-Braves remain three
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Randall Delgado didn't allow a run in his first two games for Gwinnett after being promoted from Class AA and was even better in a spot start for Atlanta, taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning against San Francisco on Aug. 16.. The 21-year-old right
The Gwinnett Braves begin a four-game series with the Norfolk Tides
DURHAM, N.C. -- Yohan Flande turned in one of his best performances of the season, throwing six innings of one-run baseball as the Gwinnett Braves beat division rival Durham 4-1 on Saturday.
The Gwinnett Braves' six-game winning streak came to an end with a 4-2 road loss to the Louisville Bats on Friday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves’ six-game winning streak came to an end with a 4-2 road loss to the Louisville Bats on Friday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Louisville Bats 3-1 on Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field. The G-Braves have now won six games in a row and six out of seven games in their 10-game road trip. The G-Braves (44-36) are now in sole possession of first place in the International League South division, a half game ahead of the Durham Bulls.
The Gwinnett Braves were one of three teams with four all-star selections when the International League roster was announced Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves edged the Louisville Bats 3-1 at Louisville Slugger Field. The G-Braves have now won five games in a row and five out of six on their current 10-game road trip. With the G-Braves (43-36) victory and the Durham Bulls (43-35) win, the Braves remain only a half game back from first place in the International League South division.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Gwinnett Braves extended their winning streak to four games with a 9-4 victory over Louisville on Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ruben Gotay and Wilkin Castillo hit two-run homers in the top of the second inning and the Gwinnett Braves cruised to a 5-1 win in Columbus on Monday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Todd Redmond’s home run ways returned Friday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The rally to save Erik Cordier from his fourth loss came a little too late and fell just short.
Julio Teheran already has some experience pitching at Arizona’s Chase Field and now he’ll get some more.
LAWRENCEVILLE — From the first batter of the game, Yohan Flande struggled to get outs.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Nate McLouth had mostly a good outing in the third start of his rehab assignment with the Gwinnett Braves on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS — After notching just one hit in the first eight innings, the Gwinnett Braves awoke in the top of the ninth inning, scoring four runs off three hits in a 4-0 win.
INDIANAPOLIS — Behind a dominant effort from starter Todd Redmond, the Gwinnett Braves blanked Indianapolis 2-0 on Monday at Victory Field in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Gwinnett Braves’ seven-game winning streak came to an end with a 1-0 loss to the Indianapolis Indians on Saturday night at Victory Field.
TOLEDO, Ohio — A four-run first was just the beginning.
TOLEDO, Ohio — Jose Constanza opened Tuesday’s game with a home run to kick start a four-hit, two RBI night to lead the Gwinnett Braves to a 4-1 win over Toledo.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Early June heat once again stymied the G-Braves offense.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The air temperature at Coolray Field may have still been at 86 degrees by the end of Wednesday’s game between the Gwinnett Braves and Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
LAWRENCEVILLE —Wilkin Ramirez got the scoring started and Wilkin Castillo kept the innings ending for the G-Braves on Tuesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett Braves wore camouflage jerseys in honor of Memorial Day. But Julio Teheran’s pitches were easier to spot than usual.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Gwinnett Braves and Buffalo Bisons split an afternoon doubleheader at Coca-Cola Field. The Braves (25-22) won the first game 6-1 and the Bisons (21-28) came back to win game two 3-1.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Gwinnett Braves got strong starting pitching from Julio Teheran and Todd Redmond to sweep a doubleheader from the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Tuesday at Coca-Cola Park.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Gwinnett Braves lost their second game in a row 4-3 to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in Game 1 of the four game series at Coca-Cola Park.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Gwinnett took advantage of a rough start by former G-Brave Scott Diamond and held off Rochester for the second straight night Thursday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — J.J. Hoover hadn’t had many breaks with Class AA Mississippi, but at least he’d pitched well. In his Class AAA debut, the right-hander wasn’t sharp or fortunate.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Cory Gearrin didn’t get to savor his first major league victory very long. Soon after getting credit for Atlanta’s 3-1 victory in 11 innings against Houston on Tuesday, the relief pitcher was headed back to Gwinnett.
LAWRENCVILLE — Saturday was just one of those nights when absolutely nothing went right for the Gwinnett Braves.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Two nights after recording a low for hits on the young season, the Gwinnett Braves were held to another season low in hits in Friday’s series opener against Toledo.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Nearly five hours into the game, Stefan Gartrell blasted a two-run homer and propelled the Gwinnett Braves to a 15-inning 4-2 victory over Pawtucket on Thursday afternoon.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox by a score of 2-0 at McCoy Stadium Wednesday night.
Pawtucket, R.I. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox 5-1 at McCoy Stadium on Tuesday night.
PAWTUCKET, Mass. — Jacob Thompson never found his control, lasting just 1⁄3 of an inning and giving up five runs off four walks to put the Gwinnett Braves in a hole they couldn’t dig out of.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Gwinnett Braves ended a four-game losing streak by beating the Rochester Red Wings 6-3 on Saturday night.
ROCHESTER — When Jordan Schafer doubled in Wilkin Castillo for the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth, it looked like the Gwinnett Braves would put an end to their current losing malaise.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mauro Gomez hit his fourth home run of the season in the sixth inning, scoring Matt Young and tying the Gwinnett Braves with the Rochester Red Wings at 2-2.
LAWRENCEVILLE —For the second straight time, the Gwinnett Braves ended their eight-game homestand sitting in their clubhouse.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Time and time again the Gwinnett Braves found themselves in trouble. Each time they minimized the damage, but it built up.
LAWRENCEVILLE —After the Columbus Clippers finished off their four-game sweep of the Gwinnett Braves on Friday night, manager Dave Brundage talked about the ball not bouncing his team’s way.
LAWRENCEVILLE —For 91⁄3 innings this season, Stephen Marek looked nearly untouchable. He had allowed five hits and struck out 14 in the span, walking none over eight games.
LAWRENCEVILLE — For the second straight night, the Gwinnett Braves offense could do nothing to help out it’s starting pitching.
LAWRENCEVILLE — For two pitchers who entered Wednesday with plus-5 ERAs, the two turned in gems for Gwinnett and Columbus.
LAWRENCEVILLE —Todd Redmond’s Mr. Hyde showed up for the first time Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Charlotte Knights 4-3 on Monday night to complete the three game sweep at Knights’ Castle in Fort Mill, SC.
CHARLOTTE — The Gwinnett Braves won their fifth game in a row as they beat the Charlotte Knights 3-1 in the opening game of the three-game series at Knights’ Castle in Fort Mill, S.C.
After sending out seven different relievers 11 times for 131⁄3 innings over the past three games in Los Angeles, the Atlanta Braves needed a fresh arm to bolster their bullpen with six games left on the current West Coast trip.
The Lead: The Gwinnett Braves won their fourth game in a row as they beat the Norfolk Tides 5-3 in the final game of the series at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va. The Braves swept the four game series and have now won five of their last seven games on their 10-game road trip. The Braves (10-5) also hold on to first place in the International League South division.
NORFOLK, Va. — Two runs in the top of the 11th were just enough for the Gwinnett Braves to hang on for a 7-5 win over Norfolk.
NORFOLK, Va. — Diory Hernandez and Wilkin Ramirez each homered as the Gwinnett Braves kept pounding out runs on their trip through Norfolk.
NORFOLK, Va. — The Gwinnett Braves defeated the Norfolk Tides on Tuesday night 10-1 in the opening game of a four game series at Harbor Park.
DURHAM — For his second consecutive outing, Todd Redmond looked sharp.
LAWRENCEVILLE — About an hour before the scheduled first pitch, the tarp blanketed Coolray Field.
The Gwinnett Braves and the American Cancer Society will team up to host a day of running on Saturday, May 14 to benefit cancer research.
LAWRENCEVILLE — If left up to Jair Jurrjens, he will pitch Saturday against the New York Mets.
LAWRENCEVILLE — When the Gwinnett Braves were aggressive, they missed by inches. When they weren’t, it costs them, too.
ATLANTA — And then Rodrigo Lopez pitched his fourth inning.
ATLANTA — With Kenshin Kawakami officially on his way to Class AA Mississippi, another top prospect could begin his season with the Gwinnett Braves.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Matt Young led the International League with 39 stolen bases last year while hitting .300 and drawing 68 walks for Gwinnett.
Any fan who purchases tickets for the Gwinnett Braves’ season opener between now and game day will be entered in a contest involving legendary Atlanta manager Bobby Cox.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — With Nate McLouth having a bounce-back spring, Jordan Schafer had no chance to win the center field job with Atlanta. But he didn’t hit well enough to even contend for a backup spot.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Lee Hyde and Jose Ortegano had worn out their prospect status with the Atlanta Braves. Now they will get chances to impress other organizations.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Gwinnett starting rotation will likely be without Erik Cordier until May. The right-hander is coming back from an arthroscopic procedure on his elbow in January.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Gwinnett manager Dave Brundage won’t be on hand when the G-Braves open their exhibition season today against Syracuse at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — With the first minor league exhibition games two days away, the Gwinnett Braves’ roster started to take shape a little more on Thursday as Atlanta dropped eight players in its second round of cuts.
The American Cancer Society and the Gwinnett Braves will host a 5K and family fun run on May 14 at Coolray Field, with all benefits going to cancer research.
With minor league exhibition games beginning in Florida a week from Saturday, pitchers Erik Cordier, Jose Ortegano and Lee Hyde were optioned to Gwinnett as the Atlanta made its first cuts Thursday.