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Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 7/3

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Scott Cunningham

Gwinnett Braves 3, Durham Bulls 5

  • Tyler Pastornicky 2B: 3-5
  • Joey Terdoslavich 1B: 2-5, R
  • Todd Cunningham CF: 2-4, BB, 2R, SB (12)
  • Elmer Reyes SS: 2-4, R
  • Edward Salcedo PH-DH: 1-1, BB
  • Gus Schlosser: 6IP, 7H, 3ER, 4BB, 3K
  • James Hoyt: IP, 4H, 2ER, BB, 2K
  • Juan Jaime: IP, 0H, 0ER, BB, 0K
With Gus Schlosser on the mound Thursday, Gwinnett fell to Durham in game 2, 5-3. Schlosser gave up three over six innings, walking four. The staff as a whole finished with a 5:6 strikeout-to-walk on the night, allowing 11 hits. Tyler Pastornicky has himself a three hit game getting the start at second. Joey Terdoslavich and Todd Cunningham also added two its a piece, with Cunningham scoring two of the three runs on the night. Edward Salcedo singled in his one AB, also drawing a walk.

Huntsville Stars 3, Mississippi Braves 7

  • Jose Peraza 2B: 3-5 2 2B (2,3), 2R, SB (6)
  • Seth Loman 1B: 3-4, R
  • Kyle Kubitza 3B: 2-4, 3B (7), R
  • David Rohm RF: 3-4, 2B (14)
  • Mitch Atkins: 6IP, 8H, 3ER, BB, 4K
  • Cody Fassold: 2IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, 2K
  • Ryan Kelly: IP, 0H, 0ER, BB, K
The offense stole the show, scoring seven runs against Starts starter, Andy Moye. Jose Peraza continued his assault on double-A going 3-5 with two doubles. He also swiped his 6th bag at the level. Seth Loman and David Rohm also had three hit games, driving in three. Kyle Kubitza upped his average to .309, ripping a bases clearing triple and a single. Starter Mitch Atkins went six strong, allowing three runs with four K's. The righty threw 95 pitches, throwing 67 for strikes.

Mississippi Stats

Lynchburg Hillcats 4, Carolina Mudcats 10

  • Eric Garcia 2B: 1-2, 3BB, R
  • Will Skinner RF: 1-3, 2B (24)
  • Emerson Landini SS: 2-3, BB, 2R
  • Daniel Watts: 4.1IP, 7H, 6ER, 4BB 2K
  • Ronan Pacheco: 1.2IP, 3H, 4ER, BB, K
  • Mauricio Cabrera: 1IP, 2H, 0ER, 0BB, 2K
The 'burg fell apart in the middle innings, allowing 10 runs over a span of three innings. Eric Garcia reached four times, going 1-2 with three walks. Will Skinner continued his climb above the double leaderboard, notching his 24th of the season. Despite drawing eight walks as a whole, 1-for-10 w/ RISP only resulted in four runs on the night. Daniel Watts and Ronan Pacheco gave up all 10 runs, walking five and only striking out two. The good news was Mauricio Cabrera made a one inning start. Hopefully he will stretch his arm back out and be back in the rotation in a couple of weeks.

Lynchburg Stats

Augusta GreenJackets 3, Rome Braves 2

  • Victor Caratini C: 0-4
  • Victor Reyes RF: 0-3, BB
  • Connor Oliver 0-2, 2BB, 2R
  • Chris Diaz: 3.1IP, 0H, 0ER, 3BB, 4K
  • Brandon Barker 2.2IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, K
  • Tyler Vail: 2IP, 2H, 3ER, BB, 2K

Not much to write home about again from the low-A level. Rome only collected three hits, scoring two runs Thursday. On the bright side, the pitching only allowed two hits, but three errors allowed three runs to cross. Connor Oliver walked twice, coming around to score both times. Chris Diaz made the start, throwing 3.1 innings of no-hit baseball - he did walk three, however.

Burlington Royals 3, Danville Braves 5

  • Sean Godfrey CF: 2-4, 2B (8), 2R
  • Omar Obergon 2B: 0-1, 2BB
  • Mike Dodig DH: 2-3, BB, R
  • Max Povse: 2IP, H, 0ER, 0BB, 3K
  • Luis Miranda: 2IP, H, 0ER, BB, 4K
  • Matt Kimbrel: 1.1IP, 3H, ER, 0BB, 4K

Another W for Danville, moving to 11-3 on the season. Might be time to move some of these guys up a level to help the struggling Rome. Max Provse made his first pro start, tossing two scoreless innings, striking out three. The rest of the staff did its job, totaling 16K's, only surrendering one walk. That's a solid outing right there. The offense only collected five hits, but managed seven walks allowing five runners to cross. They also leveraged their speed, stealing five bases, four off of the Henery/Vallot battery in the 7th and 8th.

GCL Braves 5, GCL Phillies 6

  • Ray-Patrick Didder SS: 2-5, 3B (1), R, SB (1)
  • Erison Mendez CF: 2-4, BB, 2R, SB (3)
  • Luke Dykstra DH: 4-4, 2B (2), BB, R
  • Carlos Martinez C: 1-4, 2B (2)
  • Jorandy Santana: 5IP, 9H, 3ER, 0BB, 2K
  • Ryan Gunther: IP, 0H, 0ER, 0BB, K
  • Jared Dettmann: 1.2IP, H, 2ER, 3BB, 0K
The GCL squad took on the Phillies again, losing 6-5 despite the 12 hit performance. A late rally by the Phillies spoiled a good offensive showing, most notably from Luke Dykstra who reached all five times - a double, three single and a walk. A source at a the game told our own Ethan Purser he walked away impressed with this year's 7th round pick. He praised his swing and ability to drive the ball into the gaps. Ray-Patrick Didder hit leadoff, ripping a triple and a single, scoring one of the five runs. 22-year-old Erison Mendez also had two hits, adding a walk, scoring two of the Braves runs. On the bump, Jordany Santana went five innings, giving up three runs on nine hits. The bullpen couldn't hold the lead, allowing three runs in the final innings.