Jared Shuster selected to Southern League postseason All-Star team
Shuster was named the league's top left-handed starter
PEARL, MS – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the three leagues that make up the Double-A classification. In a vote of league managers, Mississippi Braves pitcher Jared Shuster was selected as the Southern League's top Left-Handed Starting Pitcher for 2022.
2022 Mississippi Braves: Year in Review
Pitching Staff Shines, Harris and Grissom promoted directly to Atlanta, Lugbauer breaks three club records
The Mississippi Braves concluded their 17th season with a 62-74 overall record, the sixth-best in the Southern League.
The pitching staff’s 4.28 ERA ranked second in the Southern League and sixth in Double-A. The M-Braves posted a club-record 1,344 strikeouts, leading the league to rank fifth in Double-A. Starters posted
M-Braves to face Jackson State in exhibition Hank Aaron Tribute game
April 5th game to be played at Hank Aaron Sports Academy (formerly Smith-Wills Stadium)
JACKSON, MS - Tim Bennett, CEO of the Hank Aaron Sports Academy (“HASA”), announced that the Mississippi Braves would play an exhibition game against the Jackson State University Tigers at Smith-Wills Stadium on April 5, 2023. The M-Braves are scheduled to open their 18th season two days later on Friday,
Big Third Inning Powers M-Braves Past Biscuits to Close Out 2022 Season
Pabst homers, Delgado extends on-base streak to 19 games
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (62-74, 33-34) won 6-4 over the Montgomery Biscuits (70-62, 42-27) to close out the 2022 season in front of over 3,000 fans on Sunday afternoon at Trustmark Park.
A six-run third inning powered the M-Braves to a win. The M-Braves notched five hits, including
M-Braves Blanked by Biscuits 4-0
Delgado extends on-base streak to 18 games
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (61-74, 32-34) were blanked in a 4-0 loss to the Montgomery Biscuits (70-60, 42-26) in front of 3,919 fans on Saturday night at Trustmark Park.
The M-Braves will try to split the series in the final game of the 2022 season tomorrow. The M-Braves
Rangel Posts Strong Start in M-Braves 4-1 Loss to Biscuits
Rangel goes 5 2/3 innings and allows one run
PEARL, MS - RHP Alan Rangel tossed 5 2/3 strong innings, but the Mississippi Braves (61-73, 32-33) lost to the Montgomery Biscuits (69-60, 41-26) 4-1 on Friday night at Trustmark Park.
Rangel gave up just one run, exciting the game in the sixth inning. He allowed three hits and three
Lugbauer Blasts 28th Homer in M-Braves 5-3 Win Over Biscuits
Lugbauer goes 3-for-4, Gordon tosses five innings
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (61-72, 32-32) put together an all-around 5-3 win over the Montgomery Biscuits (68-60, 40-26) on Thursday night at Trustmark Park.
The scoring started in the second inning. With two outs, Arden Pabst reached on a base hit. Jordan Cowan then doubled down the left
Pabst Powers M-Braves to 4-2 Win Over Biscuits
Pabst records three RBI, Dodd tosses five innings of one-run ball
PEARL, MS - In his fourth game for the M-Braves this season, Arden Pabst hit a two-run homer and recorded three RBI to power the Mississippi Braves (60-72, 31-32) over the Montgomery Biscuits (68-59, 40-25) 4-2 on Wednesday night at Trustmark Park.
Pabst was reinstated from the Mississippi development list
Winans Posts Career-Best Start, M-Braves Fall to Biscuits 2-0
Winans strikes out 10 over seven shutout innings
PEARL, MS - RHP Allan Winans struck out a career-high 10 over seven shutout innings, but the Mississippi Braves (59-72, 30-32) fell 2-0 on a ninth-inning, two-run single to the Montgomery Biscuits (68-58, 40-24) on Tuesday night at Trustmark Park.
Winans tied a career high with seven innings in his
Andrew Moritz named Southern League player of the week
Moritz led the league in average, slugging, and OPS
PEARL, MS - Mississippi Braves outfielder Andrew Moritz made the most of his four games last week, earning his first Southern League Player of the Week award. Moritz becomes the second Mississippi player to earn the award this season since Hendrik Clementina, May 23-29.
Moritz, 25, hit .500 (9-for-18) with
M-Braves Drop Series Finale in Wild Extra-Inning Game Against Biloxi 5-4
Malloy and Bunnell each homer
BILOXI, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-71, 30-31) lost final road game of the season to the Biloxi Shuckers (62-67, 28-34) 5-4 in 10 innings on Sunday evening at MGM Park. The Shuckers walked off on a squeeze bunt from Nick Kahle, officially eliminating the M-Braves from postseason contention.
M-Braves Lose to Shuckers 9-1
Wilcox and Yeager each toss a scoreless inning of relief
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-70, 30-30) lost their third straight game 9-1 to the Biloxi Shuckers (61-67, 27-34) in front of a crowd of 3,629 on Saturday night at MGM Park.
The Shuckers blasted four home runs. In his ninth Double-A game, Wes Clarke hit three home runs
Lugbauer Breaks Single Season Home Run Record, M-Braves Fall to Shuckers 8-3
Lugbauer hits 27th home run of season
PEARL, MS - Drew Lugbauer smashed a two-run homer over the “Visit Mississippi” sign in left field, breaking the franchise single season home run record with his 27th homer in the Mississippi Braves (59-69, 30-29) 8-3 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers (60-67, 26-34) on Friday night at MGM Park.
M-Braves Apply Pressure Late, Fall to Shuckers 5-3
Malloy reaches base five times, Gordon goes five innings
Photo by Mike Krebs
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (59-68, 30-28) brought the tying run to second base in the ninth but fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Biloxi Shuckers (59-67, 25-34) on Thursday night at MGM Park.
After falling behind 1-0, Justin Dean and Logan Brown
M-Braves Repeat 13-2 Win Over Shuckers, Lugbauer Ties Single-Season Home Run Record
Lugbauer blasts two homers, Moritz finishes a triple shy of cycle for second straight night
PEARL, MS - Drew Lugbauer’s two homer-night tied the club’s single-season record at 26, and the Mississippi Braves (59-67, 30-27) topped the Biloxi Shuckers (58-67, 24-34) 13-2 on Wednesday night at MGM Park.
Lugbauer tied Ernesto Mejia (2012) and Mike Hessman (2001). He broke the M-Braves career home run record
M-Braves Blast Four Homers, Overwhelm Shuckers 13-2
Milligan and Moritz each hit first Double-A homers and finish a triple shy of cycle
Photo by Mike Krebs
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (58-67, 29-27) blasted four homers, crushing the Biloxi Shuckers (58-66, 24-33) 13-2 on Tuesday night at MGM Park.
The M-Braves picked up 15 hits, eight of which went for extra bases.
Cody Milligan sparked the offense on the sixth pitch
M-Braves Drop Game One, Game Two Canceled Against Smokies on Sunday
Smokies Win Game One 5-2, Game two canceled due to wet field conditions
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves dropped game one of a doubleheader to the Tennessee Smokies 5-2. After a rain delay in the sixth inning of game one, the game was ruled in favor of Tennessee, and the second game was canceled due to wet field conditions.
Fans with tickets
PPD: M-Braves, Smokies Postponed on Saturday Night
The game is scheduled to be made up as part of a Sunday doubleheader starting at 4:05
PEARL, MS - Tonight's game between the Mississippi Braves and the Tennessee Smokies at Trustmark Park have been postponed due to rain.
The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader, featuring two seven-inning games on Sunday, September 4. The first game will begin at 4:05 pm CT,
M-Braves Late Surge Leads to 9-7 Comeback Win Over Smokies
M-Braves score four runs in eighth
PEARL, MS - The Mississippi Braves (57-66, 27-25) scored four runs in the eighth and completed a 9-7 comeback win over the Tennessee Smokies (66-58, 29-26) on Friday night at Trustmark Park.
The M-Braves have 10 comebacks in the eighth inning or later this season.
After three runs from the