August 4, 2011
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LAWRENCEVILLE — In his first action since the Atlanta Braves optioned him back to Class AAA, Anthony Varvaro looked like the guy who struck out 16 batters in his innings nine innings.
Todd Redmond tossed his third straight seven inning game, allowing one run off five hits, striking out six and walking just two. The outing also earned Redmond his fourth win in seven starts in the Gwinnett Braves 4-2 win over Pawtucket.
Hopefully, Jaye Chapman has selective memory. The right handed reliever pitched a perfect, two strikeout eighth inning for the Gwinnett Braves in his first action since he allowed the winning run to score Tuesday at Pawtucket on a wild pitch. Those command issues showed up in the ninth.
LAWRENCEVILLE — If Todd Redmond’s lacked anything in his first two years in Gwinnett’s it was consistency.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Hopefully, Jaye Chapman has selective memory.
The recently promoted pitching prospect Delgado kept his ERA a perfect 0.00, pitching seven shutout innings, allowing just three hits, walking two and striking out six at the G-Braves beat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 1-0.
With the G-Braves in the hunt for either their first International League South crown or a second Wild Card win in three years, the team will begin selling playoff tickets Monday.
SCRANTON, Pa. — Brandon Hicks hit his 15th home run of the season and Randall Delgado made it count finishing off a winning road trip for the Gwinnett Braves.
Nothing is certain yet, but the Gwinnett Braves are planning for the postseason.
SCRANTON, Pa. -- Yohan Flande tosses six four-hit innings, throwing a season-high 109 pitches but even in a double-header shortened seven-inning game couldn't get the win.
SCRANTON, Pa. — Yohan Flande tosses six four-hit innings, throwing a season-high 109 pitches but even in a double-header shortened seven-inning game couldn’t get the win.
A scheduled 7 p.m. start didn't end up that way as rain soaked the Knights' Castle for more than two and a half hours. The game began at 10 p.m. with the G-Braves taking a 3-0 lead in the first inning.
The G-Braves lost to the Knights 6-2 in the first game of a home-and-home four-game series between the division rivals.
The Gwinnett Braves lost to the Indianapolis Indians 4-3 in 10 innings on Tuesday.
LAWRENCEVILLE — If one person wanted a taste of the Gwinnett Braves’ two-game offensive explosion on Sunday and Monday it was Todd Redmond.
Gwinnett rolled to a 12-3 win over the Indianapolis Indians on Monday
LAWRENCEVILLE — It started out rough, but ended with a record-setting night.
The right-hander, who has bounced between starter and long reliever this season, pitched a season high 62/3 innings, allowed just three hits and struck out another season-best eight batters in the G-Braves 5-0 win over Durham.
GURHAM — In a return to the starting rotation, Gwinnett Braves pitcher Yohan Flande turned in his best performance of the season.
DURHAM, N.C. -- A night after pitching prospect Matt Moore muffled the Gwinnett Braves' bats in a 4-0 loss, the G-Braves answered with a shutout of their own.
DURHAM, N.C. — A night after pitching prospect Matt Moore muffled the Gwinnett Braves’ bats in a 4-0 loss, the G-Braves answered with a shutout of their own.
DURHAM, N.C. -- The Gwinnett Braves were shut out by the Durham Bulls 4-0 Wednesday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
DURHAM, N.C. — The Gwinnett Braves were shut out by the Durham Bulls 4-0 Wednesday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Matt Moore was brilliant for the Bulls on the night, striking out 13 to get his first win. With the loss, Gwinnett (57-47) remains in second place in the International League South Division standings, but are now two games behind the Durham Bulls (59-45) for the lead.
After the three-run first, the G-Braves added one in the fifth, three in the seventh and two more in the eighth to take a 9-3 win over the Durham Bulls and close within one game of the International League South Division leader.
DURHAM, N.C. — The Gwinnett Braves gave starter Julio Teheran a three-run lead before he threw a pitch.
Newest offensive lynchpin Tyler Pastornicky had three hits and starter Todd Redmond did enough for his seventh win as the Gwinnett Braves opened their series in Norfolk with a 5-2 victory Friday.
NORFOLK, Va. — Newest offensive lynchpin Tyler Pastornicky had three hits and starter Todd Redmond did enough for his seventh win as the Gwinnett Braves opened their series in Norfolk with a 5-2 victory Friday.
The Bats had more punch than Batman by pounding out 15 hits and three pitchers provided just enough Kryptonite for the G-Braves' bats in a 9-6 victory before 4,519 fans on Wednesday.
Prospect Pastornicky joins G-Braves
That "thing' was becoming the one millionth fan in the G-Braves' brief history, and it was a distinction that soon belonged to Zolecki.
LAWRENCEVILLE — When Richard Zolecki arrived at Coolray Field with his wife Annette for Monday night’s Gwinnett Braves game against the Louisville Bats, he wasn’t ready to just walk in to the ballpark.
The G-Braves entered Friday's game with a total attendance of 984,021 since opening in 2009 and plan to exceed the 1 million mark before the team hits the road Friday. Whenever fan No. 1,000,000 crosses into the stadium, the celebration will be expansive.
LAWRENCEVILLE — A limo ride, club-level seats and season tickets are just some of the perks the Gwinnett Braves plan to bestow to the 1 millionth fan to enter Coolray Field.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Braves didn't have much luck with Charlotte right-hander Matt Zaleski or close calls around first base in the first game of Saturday night's International League doubleheader.
LAWRENCEVILLE — The Gwinnett Braves didn’t have much luck with Charlotte right-hander Matt Zaleski or close calls around first base in the first game of Saturday night’s International League doubleheader.
FORT MILL, S.C. -- Starter Julio Teheran only lasted five innings, but the rested Gwinnett Braves bullpen turned in four one-hit shutout innings to give Gwinnett a 4-1 win over Charlotte on Wednesday night.