Constanza Extends Streak To 21, Schlosser Picks Up 10th Win, And Ahmed Doubles His Pleasure In Wednesday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Nick Ahmed leads the Carolina League in doubles and steals.

Jose Constanza extended his hitting streak to 21 games, Gus Schlosser picked up his 10th win of the season with 8 shutout innings, Josh Wilson, Nick Ahmed, and Edison Sanchez stayed hot, and Williams Perez had a great start.

Gwinnett Braves 6, Indianapolis Indians 4

  • Jose Constanza CF-LF 1-4, RBI, BB, .321 AVG
  • Josh Wilson SS 2-5, 2B, 3 RBI, .261 AVG
  • Terry Tiffee 3B 2-2, 2B, RBI, .250 AVG
  • Eric Junge 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K, 4.62 ERA
  • Dusty Hughes 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K, W (1), 3.68 ERA
  • Jaye Chapman 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K, SV (7), 3.31 ERA

Jose Constanza extended his hitting streak to 21 games tonight, which makes it the longest hitting streak in the International League this season. During the streak, he's gone 36-92 with 4 doubles, 7 RBI, and 15 runs scored. Josh Wilson followed up his 4 hit, 4 RBI game last night with a 2 hit, 3 RBI performance tonight. He now has a 8 game hitting streak, going 12-31 with 6 doubles, a triple, a homer, and 9 RBI during that stretch. Eric Junge pitched 3 scoreless innings, and over his last 3 starts, he's allowed 4 earned runs in 17 innings. Jaye Chapman picked up a save for the second straight night, and the 25 year old righty has a 3.31 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP, 10.7 K/9, 4.4 BB/9, and 2.4 K/BB in 49 innings over 37 appearances.

Julio Teheran will start the series finale tomorrow.

Mississippi Braves - Off

David Hale will start on Thursday at the M-Braves begin a series in Jacksonville against the Suns.

Lynchburg Hillcats 6, Potomac Nationals 2

  • Myke Jones CF 2-4, 2B, SAC, .265 AVG
  • Nick Ahmed SS 2-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI, BB, .274 AVG
  • Adam Milligan LF 2-5, 3B, HR (9), 2 RBI, .238 AVG
  • Emerson Landoni 2B 2-4, 2B, .188 AVG
  • Gus Schlosser 8 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 6 K, W (10), 3.22 ERA

Gus Schlosser picked up his 10th win of the year, tying teammate Cody Martin for the league lead, and he also leads the league in games started (19) and innings (120.1). He was masterful tonight, tossing 8 shutout innings, giving him 14 shutout innings over his last 2 starts, and he's allowed just 2 earned runs in 26 innings over his last 4 starts. Nick Ahmed rapped out a pair of doubles and drove in 3 runs, and in his last 2 games, he's gone 5-8 with 4 doubles and 5 RBI. He leads the league in doubles (31) and stolen bases (26), and is second in at bats (358), third in runs (59), fourth in hits (98), and sixth in total bases (152). Myke Jones had a pair of hits, and in his last 2 games, he's gone 5-9 with 2 doubles. Adam Milligan had gone just 1-14 with 6 strikeouts in his last 4 games, but he tripled and homered tonight. The Hillcats managed to score 3 runs in 4 innings Chien-Ming Wang, who was making a rehab start for the P-Nats.

Cody Martin will start the series finale tomorrow.

Rome Braves - Off

The R-Braves will begin a series in Savannah against the Sand Gnats tomorrow.

Danville Braves 3, Burlington Royals 4

  • Jose Peraza SS 1-4, BB, SB (2), .313 AVG
  • Edison Sanchez LF 2-5, 2B, RBI, .307 AVG
  • Williams Perez 6 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 7 K, 3.96 ERA

Edison Sanchez had his second straight multi-hit day, extending his hitting streak to 6 games. During that span, he's gone 11-25 with 2 doubles, a triple, and 3 RBI. Jose Peraza reached base twice and stole his second base in a Danville uniform, and the 18 year old Venezuelan has gone 5-16 with a double, 4 RBI, and a walk in 4 games for the D-Braves. After allowing 8 earned runs in 10 innings in his first 2 starts of the year, Williams Perez found his groove tonight, striking out 7 over 6 shutout innings, allowing just 1 hit and 1 walk.

Lucas Sims will make his second start for Danville tomorrow, facing the B-Royals.

GCL Braves - Postponed, Rain

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