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Hanson Rehabs, Terdoslavich And Kennelly Stay Hot, And Hyams Seals Extra Inning Victory In Sunday's Atlanta Braves Minor League Action

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Matt Kennelly has gone 10-22 with 5 doubles and 5 RBI during his 6 game hitting streak.
Matt Kennelly has gone 10-22 with 5 doubles and 5 RBI during his 6 game hitting streak.

Tommy Hanson made a successful rehab start, Joey Terdoslavich and Matt Kennelly stayed hot, and Levi Hyams sealed an extra inning victory for Danville.

Gwinnett Braves 5, Louisville Bats 2

  • Ernesto Mejia 1B 1-4, HR (24), 2 RBI, .303 AVG
  • Rusty Ryal 2B 2-3, HR (1), 2 RBI, .282 AVG
  • Tommy Hanson 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 5 K, 1-2, 0.00 ERA
  • Yohan Flande 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 3.96 ERA
  • Peter Moylan 1 IP, 2 ER, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 9.64 ERA
  • Anthony Varvaro 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K, SV (5), 2.65 ERA

Tommy Hanson made his first rehab start, and his first appearance in the Minor Leagues since 2009, and he picked up right where he left off that year, tossing 5 scoreless appearances while striking out 5. He threw 48 of his 78 pitches for strikes, and recorded 6 groundouts and 1 flyout. Anthony Varvaro hasn't allowed an earned run in 6 innings over his last 6 appearances. Ernesto Mejia hit his 24th homer of the year and upped his RBI total to a league leading 85. He's also leading the league with 239 total bases. Rusty Ryal is 8-22 with a double, a homer, and 2 RBI in his last 6 games.

Randall Delgado will start the series finale on Monday.

Mississippi Braves 11, Birmingham Barons 4

  • Todd Cunningham CF 2-4, RBI, BB, .318 AVG
  • Phil Gosselin 2B 2-4, RBI, BB, SB (11), .245 AVG
  • Joey Terdoslavich 1B 1-3, 3 RBI, BB, .320 AVG
  • Alden Carrithers RF 2-4, 2 RBI, .292 AVG
  • Matt Kennelly C 2-3, 2B, RBI, .272 AVG
  • Jason Christian DH 1-3, BB, .214 AVG
  • Zeke Spruill 6 IP, 2 ER, 3 H, 3 BB, 6 K, W (8), 3.82 ERA
  • Chasen Shreve 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K, 3.95 ERA

Joey Terdoslavich extended his hitting streak to 4 games, and he's gone 7-15 with 2 doubles, 1 triple, 7 RBI, and 6 walks in that span. In his last 3 games, Todd Cunningham has gone 3-8 with 2 RBI and 4 walks. Phil Gosselin reached base 3 times today, but he's hitting just .175 with a .492 OPS and 9 strikeouts in his last 10 games. Alden Carrithers has gone 8-12 with a double, 2 RBI, and 2 walks in his last 4 games. Matt Kennelly extended his hitting streak to 6 games, and the 23 year old Australian has gone 10-22 with 5 doubles, 5 RBI and a walk in that stretch. Jason Christian has gone 6-13 with 3 RBI and 5 walks in his last 4 games. In his last 6 starts, Zeke Spruill has a 2.45 ERA, and a 1.17 WHIP in 36.2 innings.

Mississippi is off on Monday before beginning a 6 game series against the Jackson Generals on Tuesday. Brent Leach is scheduled to start the opener.

Lynchburg Hillcats 0, Carolina Mudcats 5

  • Nick Ahmed SS 1-3, 2B, BB, .266 AVG
  • Adam Milligan LF 1-3, HBP, .242 AVG
  • Emerson Landoni 2B 1-3, BB, E (6), .216 AVG
  • Aaron Northcraft 7 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 6 H, 1 BB, 7 K, 3.74 ERA
  • Ryne Harper 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K, 2.51 ERA

Nick Ahmed has gone 3-7 with a double and 2 walks in his last 2 games. In his last 4 games, Adam Milligan has gone 6-15 with a double, a homer, and 4 RBI. Emerson Landoni extended his hitting streak to 6 games, and he's gone 7-22 with a double, 3 RBI, and a walk in that stretch. Aaron Northrcraft had a solid start, striking out 7 while allowing 3 earned runs in 7 innings. Over his last 4 starts, he's struck out 28 in 23 innings while allowing 5 earned runs.

Dimasther Delgado will pitch the opener of a 3 game series against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans tomorrow.

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Greg Ross will start the opener of a 3 game series against the Greenville Drive on Monday.

Danville Braves 6, Kingsport Mets 5, 13 innings

  • Levi Hyams 2B 2-6, RBI, BB, SB (6), .222 AVG
  • Aris Alcantara 1B 2-5, 2B, RBI, SF, .286 AVG
  • Blake Brown RF 2-6, 2B, .206 AVG
  • Mauricio Cabrera 6 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 7 H, 3 BB, 5 K, 3.09 ERA
  • Bryam Garcia 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K, 2.30 ERA
  • Rafael Briceno 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K, W (3), 6.67 ERA

Levi Hyams singled in Logan Robbins in the top of the 13th, giving the D-Braves a lead they wouldn't give up. Hyams had a pair of hits today, and in his last 10 games, he's hitting .333 with a .988 OPS, 4 doubles, 2 homers, 7 RBI, and 3 steals. Aris Alcantara has gone 5-15 with 3 doubles and 3 RBI in his last 4 games. In his last 2 games, Blake Brown has gone 3-10 with a doubles, a triple, a RBI, and a walk. Mauricio Cabrera had allowed 3 earned runs in 9 innings in his last 2 starts, but he allowed 3 earned in 6 innings tonight.

The D-Braves begin a 3 game series in Pulaski against the Mariners tomorrow, with Williams Perez scheduled to start the opener.

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