Pope Activated

April 19, 2008 - Southern League (SL) - Mississippi Braves

News Release

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.

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