The Mississippi Braves announce that INF Van Pope has been activated from the disabled list and INF Derrick Arnold has been promoted to AAA Richmond.
Pope went on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring. At the time, he was batting .259 with three doubles and four RBI. He picks up a five-game hitting streak, during which he'd hit .417 (7-17).
Arnold hit .222 with a triple and three runs scored through five games with the M-Braves.
Southern League Stories from April 19, 2008
- Biscuits on wrong side of slugfest, 11-7 - Montgomery Biscuits
- Suns Offense Comes Alive in Saturday Win at Montgomery - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Stars win 11th Straight Over Braves - Mississippi Braves
- Stars Turn on Power to Bash Braves - Huntsville Stars
- Lookouts Blank BayBears, 5-0 - Chattanooga Lookouts
- West Tenn wins over Birmingham - Jackson Generals
- BayBears Shutout by Lookouts - Mobile BayBears
- Mudcats Stun Tennessee 5-4 - Tennessee Smokies
- Pope Activated - Mississippi Braves
- Biscuits win third straight, 8-5 - Montgomery Biscuits
- Diamond Jaxx to Host the Birmingham Barons at Pringles Park April 19-23 - Jackson Generals
- Andrade moves up to Durham - Montgomery Biscuits
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.