Salecedo Extends Hitting Streak To 11, Elander Homers Again, And Meneses Is On Fire In Sunday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

Edward Salcedo has 3 doubles and 4 homers during his 11 game hitting streak. - CB Wilkins

A roundup of how all the Braves affiliates fared last night.

Edward Salcedo extended his hitting streak to 11 games, Josh Elander homered again, Todd Cunningham and Joe Leonard stayed hot, Gus Schlosser continued his streak of pitching well, and Joey Meneses continued to hit everything thrown his way.

Gwinnett Braves 9, Toledo Mud Hens 0

Ernesto Mejia drove in 3 runs with his league leading 12th homer of the year. He's been able to stay atop the league in homers despite only hitting 4 dingers in May, struggling to a .194 batting average and a .678 OPS in 72 at bats. Brandon Boggs hit his sixth homer of the year, and in his last 10 games he's hitting .375 with a 1.281 OPS, 2 doubles, a triple, 3 homers, and 9 RBI. Todd Cunningham has gone 7-14 with 2 doubles, 2 triples, 3 RBI, and 2 walks in his last 4 games. Joe Leonard has gone 6-15 with 3 doubles a RBI, and a walk in his last 4 games. Matt Pagnozzi was 2-5 today after going 2-20 in his last 6 games. Sean Kazmar has gone 4-10 with a double and 2 RBI in his last 3 games. Tim Corcoran has only allowed 1 earned run in 11.1 innings over his last 2 starts. Ryan Buchter has struck out 31 in 19 innings this season, but he's also allowed 17 walks.

Omar Poveda will start the opener of a 4 game series against the Syracuse Chiefs on Monday as they send Ryan Tatusko to the mound.

Mississippi Braves 3, Mobile Bay Bears 4, 10 innings

  • Edward Salcedo 3B 1-5, 2 RBI, E (10), .290 AVG
  • Jose Martinez RF 1-3, 2B, BB, .327 AVG
  • Myke Jones CF 1-4, 2B, .208 AVG
  • Jaime Pedroza PH-SS 2-2, 2B, E (7), .276 AVG
  • Gus Schlosser 6 IP, 3 R, 1 ER, 4 H, 2 BB, 6 K, 3.00 ERA
  • Chasen Shreve 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K, 4.13 ERA

Edward Salcedo extended his hitting streak to 11 games and he's gone 16-42 with 3 doubles, 4 homers, 8 RBI, 3 walks, and 2 steals during that stretch. In his last 10 games, Jose Martinez is hitting .438 with a 1.320 OPS, 5 doubles, 2 homers, and 6 RBI. Myke Jones has gone 4-9 with 2 doubles in his last 2 games. Gus Schlosser allowed 3 runs, but only 1 earned, in 6 innings of work, and in 43.2 innings over his last 7 starts he has a 1.44 ERA and a 0.94 WHIP. Chasen Shreve has allowed 2 earned runs in 11.1 innings over his last 7 appearances.

The series finale will take place Monday morning at 11:35 AM with Aaron Northcraft set to start for the M-Braves against Bradin Hagens for the Bay Bears.

Lynchburg Hillcats 2, Potomac Nationals 4

  • Matt Lipka CF 1-3, 2B, BB, .264 AVG
  • Ross Heffley 2B 1-3, SAC, .225 AVG
  • David Rohm DH 2-4, RBI, .313 AVG
  • Robby Hefflinger LF 1-3, BB, .287 AVG
  • AJ Holland 6 IP, 4 ER, 6 H, 1 BB, 4 K, 3.47 ERA
  • James Hoyt 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 7 K, 3.40 ERA

David Rohm had 2 hits and a RBI today, but he's struggled in May, hitting .259 with a .648 OPS, 5 doubles and 4 RBI in 81 at bats after hitting .358 with a .990 OPS, 11 doubles and 15 RBI in 81 at bats in April. Matt Lipka has had the opposite trend, hitting .319 with a .835 OPS, 8 doubles, 2 homers, 10 RBI, and 7 steals in 94 May at bats after hitting just .205 with a .635 OPS in 88 April at bats. In his last 10 games, Robby Hefflinger is hitting .297 with a .906 OPS, 3 homers, and 5 RBI. In his last 2 starts, AJ Holland has allowed 7 earned runs in 12 innings. He had allowed 6 earned runs in 25.1 innings over his previous 4 starts. James Hoyt struck out 7 in 3 shutout innings, and he's struck out 12 in 6 shutout innings over his last 2 appearances and 58 over 39.2 total innings this season.

Ryan Weber will start tomorrow for Lynchburg in the opener of a 4 game series against Myrtle Beach's Luke Jackson.

Rome Braves 7, Asheville Tourists 5, 10 innings

  • Jose Peraza SS 1-5, 2B, 2 SB (16, 17), .264 AVG
  • Levi Hyams 2B 2-5, .315 AVG
  • Josh Elander LF 2-4, HR (8), 2 RBI, BB, .326 AVG
  • Joey Meneses RF 2-5, RBI, .281 AVG
  • Trent Moses 1B 2-5, 2B, .286 AVG
  • Felix Marte CF 2-5, RBI, .283 AVG
  • Mauricio Cabrera 6 IP, 4 ER, 6 H, 0 BB, 8 K, 3.98 ERA
  • Zach Jadofsky 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 4 K, W (2), 1.78 ERA
  • Shae Simmons 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K, SV (12), 3.05 ERA

Joey Meneses drove in the go-ahead run with a 10th inning single, part of a 2 hit day that extended a stretch that's seen him go 16-40 with a double, 2 triples, 3 RBI, and a walk in his last 10 games. Josh Elander followed up yesterday's 2 homer game by hitting another homer, his eighth of the season. In his last 10 games, he's hitting .375 with a 1.144 OPS, 3 doubles, a triple, 3 homers, and 15 RBI. Levi Hyams has gone 7-26 with a homer, 3 RBI, and 2 walks during his 6 game hitting streak. Jose Peraza has gone 5-17 with 2 doubles, a walk, and 4 steals in his last 4 games. Trent Moses has gone 4-9 with a double in his last 2 games after going 1-12 in his previous 5 games. Felix Marte has gone 10-21 with 3 RBI and a walk during his 6 game hitting streak. Mauricio Cabrera had struggled with his control this season, walking 32 while only striking out 31 in 48.1 innings over his first 9 starts, but today he struck out 8 without allowing a single walk. Of course, the results still weren't great, as he allowed 4 earned runs in 6 innings of work, and has now allowed 10 earned runs in 12 innings over his last 2 starts. Zach Jadofsky struck out 4 over 2 shutout innings to earn the win. Shae Simmons picked up his league leading 12th save with a scoreless inning.

The team beings a 3 game home series against Charleston on Monday with Williams Perez scheduled to start for the R-Braves against Evan Rutckyj for the River Dogs.

Editorial Note - We're going to be discontinuing the Weekly Minor League Hot Sheet and replacing it with a Monthly Minor League Hot Sheet, so lookout for that on or around June 1st.

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