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Perfect Outing Makes Riggins SAL Pitcher of the Week

SAL Rome Braves May 15, 2023 - ROME,GA - Rome Braves righty Hunter Riggins has been names South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week by Minor League Baseball. On Wednesday, May 10th, Hunter Riggins got the starting nod in game one of a double header against the Asheville Tourists, marking just his second start of 2023. Riggins would go on to toss five perfect innings against Asheville, issuing zero hits and zero walks while striking out seven Tourists hitters. The seven strikeouts are a career high for the former Souther... Full Story

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Slow Start Hinders Braves in Game Six Loss

SAL Rome Braves May 14, 2023 - ROME,GA - With a series win on the line, the Braves allowed six hits and four runs in the first two frames and fell to the Asheville Tourists 4-3. Four singles in the top of the first inning off Braves starter JJ Niekro saw the Tourists take a 2-0 lead. That lead would then double the very next inning after a Jacob Melton two-run homer, his second of the series. Building off his strong performance the night prior, Eliezel Stevens was the first Brave to crack the hit column with his single ... Full Story

Stevens' Blast Caps' 4-1 Win Over Tourists

SAL Rome Braves May 13, 2023 - ROME,GA -Eliezel Stevens tallied six total bases and two RBIs in the Rome Braves' 4-1 victory over Asheville Saturday evening. Three walks in the Braves first turn at the plate allowed the game's opening run to cross the plate on a wild pitch. A solo shot from Houston's no.2 prospect, Jacob Melton, brought the Tourists back even. Doubles from Ehire Adrianza, Adam Zebrowski, and Eliezel Stevens would all be for naught, as the Braves struggled to capitalize with runners in scoring position. Tha... Full Story

Braves Fall to Tourists on Fireworks Friday

SAL Rome Braves May 12, 2023 - ROME,GA - The Asheville Tourists topped the Rome Braves on Friday night by a final score of six runs to two. Asheville manager Nate Shaver would send Edinson Batista to the mound to face the Rome Braves, who were coming off just their third double-digit hit performance of the season. The Tourists starter would start the night off with a cushion, as Rome Braves starter Ian Mejia would get tabbed for one run in the game's opening frame thanks to a single from Tim Borden II. Asheville woul... Full Story

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