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Friday's Game Postponed in Jacksonville

July 12, 2019 - Southern League (SL) - Mississippi Braves News Release

JACKSONVILLE, FL - Friday night's second game of the six-game series in Jacksonville has been postponed by rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday at 1:05 pm CT in Jacksonville.

Sunday's doubleheader will feature two seven-inning games, with the second game taking place 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. The M-Braves are 6-5 in seven-inning contests this season.

Mississippi won the first game of the series against the Jumbo Shrimp on Thursday night in Jacksonville, 3-1, in ten innings. Drew Waters' three hits placed him into a tie for the Minor League Baseball lead in hits with 118. The M-Braves are 8-3 against the Marlins affiliate this season.

Game two of the series is now on Saturday evening at 5:35 pm CT from The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. LHP Tucker Davidson (3-6, 2.04) will start for the Braves against RHP Sixto Sanchez (3-3, 3.48) for Jacksonville. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 pm CT with coverage beginning at 5:50 pm CT on 103.9 WYAB, First Pitch App, TuneIn Radio App, and (subscription required).

The M-Braves return to Trustmark Park for one more homestand this month, July 18-21 against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Visit for tickets or call 888-BRAVES4.

The Mississippi Braves are the Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. Since the inaugural 2005 season, 144 M-Braves have gone on to Major League Baseball. The M-Braves have made postseason play four times and went on to win the Southern League Championship in 2008. Stop by Trustmark Park or call 888-BRAVES4 Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For the latest news and updates, visit or connect with @mbraves on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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