The newest Braves, the 2006 draftees, are starting up their season (something the guys in Atlanta would like to try again). SS Robert Fontaine jumps to Danville and High Schoolers Cody Johnson, Adam Coe, Cory Rasmus, Chad Rodgers and many more will work in Kissimee for the GCL club.
Former Georgia 1B Josh Morris will start out in Rome, taking over for departed slugger Ka’aihue.
Adam Coe hit a home run in his first professional game. He’s hitting .444 in his first 5 games.
The Braves have signed all of their top 13 draft picks except a few of the college players still playing in the College World Series.
Good night for pitching on Thursday. Matt Wright struck out 7 in 7 innings for a no-decision while Luis Atilano threw a complete game 4 hitter against Salem.
M-Brave Yunel Escobar has been named to this year’s all-star Futures Game.
Matt Harrison’s first start in Mississippi – 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 6 K.
Jo-Jo Reyes’s first start in Myrtle Beach – 5.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 7 K.
Joey Devine sighting in Myrtle Beach – 1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 R, 1 K. It’s a start.