Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 7/30

Edward Salcedo turned 22 Tuesday - Tony Farlow - MiLB.com

Birthday boy Edward Salcedo fell a home run short of the cycle Tuesday night.

Gwinnett Braves - Off

Montgomery Biscuits 4, Mississippi Braves 7

  • Mycal Jones CF: 1-3, BB, 2R, SB (25, 26)
  • Christian Bethancourt C: 1-4, 2B (16)
  • Tommy La Stella 2B: 1-4, R, SB (6)
  • Robby Hefflinger LF: 1-4, R
  • Edward Salcedo: 3-4, 3B (2), 2B (21), R
  • Mitch Atkins: 5.1IP, 6H, 3ER, 5BB, 4K
  • Juan Jamie: IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, 3K

Mississippi found itself winning its fourth straight game Tuesday night in front of just over 1,700 fans. Edward Salcedo, who turned 22 yesterday, finished a home run shy of the cycle, hitting his second triple and 21st double of the season. It was one of those days when you step back and realize that he is still fairly young, even though it seems like he has been in the system forever. Christian Bethancourt doubled in the 7th, extending his on-base streak to 28 games. Mycal Jones reached base in two of his four plate appearances, also swiping two bags. The pitching wasn't stellar, but was good enough to keep Montgomery to under seven runs. Flame-thrower Juan Jamie struck out the side in his one inning of work.

Mississippi Player Stats

Lynchburg Hillcats 3, Frederick Keys 1

  • Levi Hyams 2B: 1-5, HR (2), R
  • Josh Elander LF: 1-4, R
  • Trenton Moses 1B: 2-4, 2B (10), R
  • Kyle Kubitza 3B: 1-3, 2B (21), BB
  • Jarrett Miller: 6IP, H, 0ER, 3BB, 6K
  • Carlos Perez: 2IP, 0H, 0ER, BB, K
  • John Cornely: 0.2IP, H, ER, 0BB, 0K

Lynchburg pitching dominated Frederick Tuesday, only giving up two hits on the night. Jarrett Miller made the start, going six shutout innings giving up one hit and striking out six on 94 pitches. Carlos Perez and John Cornely finished off the night surrendering a run in the ninth. Lynchburg’s middle of the order reached base 6 of 12 times at the plate, including doubles from Trenton Moses and Kyle Kubitza. Levi Hyams added his second home run of the season in the leadoff spot.

Lynchburg Player Stats

Rome Braves 1, Asheville Tourists 2

  • Kyle Wren CF: 0-4
  • Jose Peraza: 1-4, R
  • Edison Sanchez 1B: 3-4, 2B (14)
  • Ross Heffley 2B: 1-3
  • Wes Parsons: 7IP, 8H, 2ER, 0BB, 6K
  • Eric Pfisterer: IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, K

Rome failed to rally in the ninth down 2-0, only able to push across a single run all night. The pitching was solid, which included a seven inning start from Wes Parsons who gave up two runs on eight hits. The 20-year-old has an impressive 61:18 strikeout-to-walk at Rome in 2013. Edison Sanchez was the main source of offense Tuesday, raking out three hits including his 14th double of the season. Aside from Sanchez, Rome hit seven singles and did not walk once. Carlos Franco had a night to forget, going 0-4 with an error and also was caught stealing for the eighth time this season.

Rome Player Stats

Danville Braves 0, Bluefield Blue Jays 5

  • Johan Camargo DH: 2-4, 3B (2)
  • Mikey Reynolds SS: 1-3
  • Jacob Schrader 3B: 1-4
  • Joseph Odom C; 1-3
  • Andrew Waszak: 5IP, 3H, ER, 0BB, 3K
  • Matt Kimbrel IP, 3H, 4ER, BB, K
  • Jordan Sechler: 2IP, 2H, 0ER, BB, 4K

Danville’s offense was held almost punchless Tuesday night, taking a 6-0 loss. The lineup as a whole put together six hits, one for extra bases with a 0 walks – ohh yeah, and they struck out 14 times too. Johan Camargo hit his second triple of the season, upping his triple-slash to .287/.336/.361 in 31 games. Andrew Waszak made his fourth great start in a row, going five innings giving up one run. The groundball heavy right-hander is now sporting a 23:5 strikeout-to-walk. Matt Kimbrel was touched up again, giving up four earned. He has now given up 19 runs in 18 innings.

Danville Player Stats

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