The Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 last night in LA, allowing the Dodgers to complete a three-game sweep of the Braves.
The Atlanta Braves have acquired infielder Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed pitcher James Russell in a trade with the Chicago Cubs. The Braves also received cash back from the Cubs in exchange for minor league catcher Victor Caratini. That means Caratini, a South Atlantic League All-Star, will no longer be a member of the Rome Braves.
The Rome Braves closed out the month of July with a 4-1 win over the Greenville Drive last night in the opener of a four game series in Greenville, South Carolina. The game was shortened to six innings due to rain.
The Rome Braves have announced the line up for their first ever Rome Braves Alumni Event to be held at State Mutual Stadium on Saturday, August 9th. Gates will open to the public at 2:30 pm. Braves alumni will participate in a Smash Ball Home Run Derby which will be followed by a wiffle ball game at 3:30 pm. Fans are invited to mix and mingle with alumni from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm on the front plaza of the stadium.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings last night in the middle game of a three game set at Dodger Stadium.
The Rome Braves had the night off last night and are on the road for the next seven games. The road trip begins with a four game series in Greenville, South Carolina against the Drive tonight thru Sunday. Tonight’s series opener is slated to get underway at 7:05 pm and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Ben Poplin will provide the play-by-play story and will go on air with the pre-game show at 6:50 pm.
The Atlanta Braves opened an eight game road trip with a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 last night in LA.
The Rome Braves fell to the West Virginia Power 4-3 in 10 innings to close out a four game series between the teams (and a seven game homestand) last night at State Mutual Stadium.