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Demeritte and Toussaint Named M-Braves Players of the Year

September 18, 2018 - PEARL, MS - The Atlanta Braves have announced their 2018 Minor League Award Winners. Mississippi Braves outfielder Travis Demeritte was named the M-Braves' Player of the Year, while right-handed pitcher Touki Toussaint was named Mississippi's Pitcher of the Year. Toussaint also received the Phil Niekro Award for Braves Minor League Pitcher of the Year, and former Mississippi third baseman Austin Riley received the Hank Aaron Award for Braves Minor League Player of the Year. Demeritte, 23, led... Full Story

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M-Braves Finish 2018 Season with a 4-1 Victory at Jacksonville on Monday

September 3, 2018 - Jacksonville, FL - The Mississippi Braves (38-30, 67-71) were officially eliminated from playoff contention on Saturday night, but they ended the season on a positive note in a 4-1 victory over the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (27-42, 55-82) at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The M-Braves took four out of six in the series that spanned five days and included two doubleheaders. The M-Braves will finish just one game out of first place in the Southern League South Division standings, coming up ... Full Story

Demeritte and Muller Named M-Braves Players of the Month by Atlanta Braves

September 3, 2018 - Pearl, MS - The Atlanta Braves announced on Sunday that Mississippi Braves outfielder Travis Demeritte and starting pitcher Kyle Muller have been named the club's Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. Demeritte, 23, has been named Player of the Month after posting a .265 batting average (22-for-83) in August with four doubles, a triple, five home runs, 14 RBI, 13 walks and .371/.518/.889 slash line. The New York, NY native hit three home runs and scored eight runs over a three-game stre... Full Story

M-Braves Split Saturday Doubleheader in Jacksonville, Eliminated from Playoff Contention

September 1, 2018 - Jacksonville, FL - The Mississippi Braves (37-30, 66-71) were eliminated from playoff contention on Saturday despite a doubleheader split with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (27-41, 55-81) at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. M-Braves pitchers allowed just one run in 13 innings, including a 10-strikeout performance from Ian Anderson in game one. The M-Braves won game one, 3-0 and dropped the nightcap, 1-0. The game two loss, paired with wins by both Pensacola and Biloxi ended Mississippi's... Full Story

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