Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 6/14

After collecting just 4 hits in 2009, Chris Anderson collected 2 tonight.

Gwinnett 7, Durham 2

  • M. Young 2-4, BB, .273 AVG
  • M. Jones 2-4, 2B, .249 AVG
  • J. Thurston 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI, .245 AVG
  • L. Bolivar 2-3, 2 RBI, SB (5), .241 AVG
  • J. Jurrjens 2.2 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 4 BB, 4 K, 6.75 ERA
  • M. Gomez 2.1 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 2.78 ERA
  • C. Gearrin 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K, 3.93 ERA
  • M. Dunn 1.2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K, W (2), 0.61 ERA
  • Tampa Bay's top pitching prospect Jeremy Hellickson dominated the G-Braves through 6, allowing just 1 earned run, but the team managed to score 5 in the bottom of the 8th on a 2 run double by Joe Thurston and a 2 run single by Luis Bolivar, who was plated by Wes Timmons. Jair Jurrjens' first rehab start didn't go so well, as he allowed 8 baserunners in just 2.2 innings. Fortunately his bullpen backed him up with with 6.1 scoreless innings. Matt Young stays hot with 13 hits in his last 26 at bats.

    Mississippi 3, Chattanooga 11

  • C. Johnson 1-3, BB, .207 AVG
  • A. Machado 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB, .241 AVG
  • C. Anderson 2-3, RBI, .333 AVG
  • J. Thompson 5 IP, 5 ER, 10 H, 2 BB, 0 K, 6.59 ERA
  • Jacob Thompson had was has unfortunately become a typical start for him, adding in the odd stat of not recording a single strikeout in 5 innings. Over his last 7 starts he has a 7.30 ERA. Chris Anderson is one of the more likeable guys in the organization, though he rarely plays. Since signing in 2007, he's played in just 78 games and had just 197 at bats. He's played in just 6 games this year after spending the first half of the season inactive, serving as Mississippi's bullpen catcher.

    Myrtle Beach - Off

    Rome 4, Savannah 10

  • K. Rose 1-5, SB (16), .270 AVG
  • R. Hefflinger 0-3, 2 RBI, .266 AVG
  • J. Whitmer 2-4, 2B, 2 E (3, 4), .306 AVG
  • B. DeVall 4 IP, 6 ER, 10 H, 1 BB, 0 K, 4.50 ERA
  • Robby Hefflinger managed to plate 2 runs without a hit, one on a ground out and the second on a sacrifice fly. Jace Whitmer's transition from catcher to first base hasn't been without it's bumps, as he committed 2 errors tonight. Brett Devall is still recovering from offseason surgery and he was bound to have a start like this sooner or later.

    GCL Braves - Unreported

    The DSL takes me back to the good old days wen it was impossible to find the scored from Minor League games the same day they were supposed to happen.

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