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Salcedo makes costly error in outfield debut for G-Braves

Highly touted prospect's first stint in outfield doesn't go well in Sunday loss to Charlotte

Northcraft rocked in Gwinnett Braves' loss

Aaron Northcraft's second Class AAA start didn't go well in a loss to Charlotte

MINOR LEAGUE NOTEBOOK: Sims goes seven innings in no-hitter

Lynchburg has back-to-back gems

MINOR LEAGUE NOTES: Parkview grad Matt Olson breaks out

Parkview grad Matt Olson, a top prospect for Oakland, had one of his best games ever Thursday night

BRAVES NOTES: La Stella replaces Heyward in leadoff spot

Rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella will get his shot as the Atlanta Braves’ leadoff hitter.

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Phils pound Harang, sweep Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies have their first series sweep in Atlanta since 2011 and maybe finally a little momentum.

Sims going through growing pains at Lynchburg

Lucas Sims pitched so well in the second half of his first full minor league season a year ago that he vaulted to the top of the Atlanta Braves’ prospect list.

MINOR LEAGUE NOTES: Pitching just sidelight for Francoeur at El Paso

Jeff Francoeur has been pitching less and hitting more recently. That’s better for both the 30-year-old former major leaguer and the El Paso Chihuahuas.

Homers, Harang lead Braves past Angels

The Atlanta Braves finally have an interleague victory, and it came in a game in which they appeared to be at a severe disadvantage in the pitching matchup.

Rochester beats G-Braves after rain delay

The Gwinnett Braves can’t be too unhappy about hitting the road for their next eight games. They’ve played better away from Coolray Field than at it this season.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Pastornicky gets shot in center field

A key for Tyler Pastornicky’s return to the Atlanta Braves is his potential versatility and he got his first start in center field as Gwinnett played its homestand finale against Rochester on Tuesday night at Coolray Field.

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Wood sent to Gwinnett to stretch out as starter

The Gwinnett Braves are getting some help for their rotation. Just don’t expect Alex Wood to be around long term.

Martin snaps streak as G-Braves edge Rochester

After three straight losses in which he was roughed up, Gwinnett right-hander Cody Martin needed something good to happen Monday night. It did — twice.

Walden effective, G-Braves beat Rochester

Ian Thomas got his first save in relief of winner Zach Stewart and Christian Bethancoutrt continued his hot hitting in the G-Braves’ 4-2 victory over Rochester at Coolray Field.

Rochester edges G-Braves 3-2 in series opener

Despite two consecutive scoreless starts, Yunesky Maya was scheduled to be back in a relief role for the Gwinnett Braves on Saturday night.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Struggling Salcedo sidelined by hand injury

Gwinnett third baseman Edward Salcedo was having a rough season even before he hurt his left hand driving for a ball on Thursday night.

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Walden gives up HR in rehab with G-Braves

Jordan Walden lifts from the pitching rubber with his right foot as his arm goes back and he then propels himself toward the plate, the delivery distinctive in pro baseball.

Braves grab outfielder with 32nd pick in draft

The Braves lost the 24th overall pick in the first-year player draft when they signed free agent starter Ervin Santana this spring after losing Kris Medlen, but it was a move that general manager Frank Wren knew the team had to make.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Ex-Braves Davies trying to rekindle his career

Just beating Brian McCann and Jeff Francoeur to Atlanta in May of 2005, Kyle Davies was the first homegrown young sensation for Braves fans.

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Iwakuma combines on shutout, Mariners sweep Braves

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma made sure that the Atlanta Braves didn’t get their first interleague victory of the season at his expense.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Wood misses out on trip home to Gwinnett

The right-hander is back with his original organization — the Kansas City Royals.

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Clippers stop Pastornicky, G-Braves

Second baseman Tommy La Stella’s promotion from Gwinnett to Atlanta last week drew plenty of attention and rightfully so.

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Rockies finally roll against Braves

Juan Nicasio and the Colorado Rockies finally enjoyed some success against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

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North Gwinnett's Blackmon scales heights with Rockies

Charlie Blackmon planned to get his almost-famous beard trimmed for his Atlanta homecoming with the Colorado Rockies.

Atlanta Braves hold off Brewers for 5-4 win

Pinch-hitter Ryan Doumit singled in two runs off Will Smith in the seventh inning and the Braves defeated the Brewers 5-4 in a strange game Thursday night at Turner Field.

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After two down seasons, the Gwinnett Braves are enjoying first place

The Gwinnett Braves have bounced back this season, rising to first place entering a weekend series with Norfolk

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Cumpton outduels Rodriguez in G-Braves loss

Gwinnett left-hander Daniel Rodriguez is having a bounce-back season, but is still winless at Coolray Field.

Boggs delivers in opening game of G-Braves split

Brandon Boggs' 10th-inning heroics gave the Gwinnett Braves a victory in the opener of Monday's doubleheader, but the hosts lost the nightcap

G-Braves win on Bethancourt's walk-off HR

It looked like Gwinnett had wasted a strong start by Zach Stewart. Then the Indianapolis bullpen faltered, just like the G-Braves’ had.

G-BRAVES NOTES: Boggs rejoins Gwinnett from Atlantic League

There wasn’t a spot for outfielder Brandon Boggs on the Gwinnett Braves roster coming out of spring training, but that changed six weeks into the season.

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Grizzlies on way to NAIA World Series

GGC completes four-game comeback with two wins

Georgia Gwinnett College is heading to the NAIA World Series in just its second season and the Grizzlies certainly didn’t do it the easy way.

White Sox drop Parkview's Keppinger

Jeff Keppinger is in limbo after the Chicago White Sox designated the former Parkview and Georgia standout for assignment.

Grizzlies win to stay alive, second game halted

Although Southeastern University has been around nearly 60 years longer than Georgia Gwinnett College, each baseball team is in the same situation.

Furious rally keeps Georgia Gwinnett College baseball season alive

Host Georgia Gwinnett College rallied for a big victory to stay alive in the NAIA tournament

Braves regain mojo with sweep of Cubs

Gattis, Heyward homer to back strong outing by Harang in series clincher over Cubs

Santana, Atlanta Braves blank Cubs

Hard-luck Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija is still winless and the Atlanta Braves are a victory away from a weekend sweep.

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Bethancourt helps lead G-Braves' 4-3 victory

Catcher helps lead G-Braves’ 4-3 victory

The right-handed hitter was 2-for-4 and drove in a run Thursday as the G-Braves’ defeated Buffalo 4-3 at Coolray Field.

G-Braves’ La Stella drawing attention as G-Braves win

Martin stymies Buffalo in 5-0 victory

Atlanta Braves snap seven-game skid

Right-hander Gavin Floyd pitched seven strong innings in his Braves debut and third baseman Chris Johnson drove in the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning as Atlanta snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Atlanta sends pitcher Schlosser down to Gwinnett

Atlanta optioned Gus Schlosser to Gwinnett to make room for Mike Minor

Martin roughed up in Gwinnett Braves loss

Braves pitching prospect sees run of solid starts end in loss to Lehigh Valley

MINOR LEAGUE NOTES: Ex-Parkview pitcher headed to Japan

Anthony Carter had his contract sold by the San Diego Padres to the Nippon Ham Fighters.

Another setback for Tampa Bay Rays prospect Garvin

Ex-Wesleyan pitcher goes on DL again

When Grayson Garvin had to leave a start for Class AA Montgomery in the first inning on Wednesday, it wasn’t good news for the Wesleyan graduate or the Tampa Bay Rays.

G-Braves slugger Mejia off to Japan

Gwinnett first baseman Ernesto Mejia had proven that he was one of the best power hitters in Class AAA, but that wasn’t good enough to get him a shot in Atlanta.

Santana not quite as sharp, but still picks up third win as Braves top Reds

Atlanta hung on Friday night to defeat the visiting Reds as Santana earns another victory

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Gattis' pinch double helps Braves beat Marlins

Gattis delivered his second game-winning hit of the series, this time producing a two-run pinch double with two outs in the eighth inning to give the Braves a 3-1 victory at Turner Field.

Gattis delivers walk-off home run as Braves keep Marlins winless on the road

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Florida Marlins in extra innings Monday night thanks to the heroics of Evan Gattis

Gwinnett Braves snap skid, earn first home victory of 2014

The G-Braves avoided a dubious distinction thanks to Monday night's victory over the visiting Norfolk Tides

Durham spoils opening Gwinnett Braves home series with sweep

Durham defeated Gwinnett 3-1 on Sunday, spoiling the G-Braves' first home series of 2014

Bulls take first two games of opening home series

Gwinnett Braves battle Durham in second of four games