The Rome Braves took a 3-2 walk-off win from the Lakewood BlueClaws yesterday evening at State Mutual Stadium in game two of a four game series between the teams. Joey Meneses delivered the game winning hit with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to seal the victory for the Braves.
A familiar voice will be calling the action of Berry College football’s inaugural season this fall. Ben Poplin, who currently serves as the voice of the Rome Braves on 95.7 FM The Ridge, will be the voice of the Vikings on WLAQ AM 1410.
A new event is being introduced this weekend to help children with brain and spinal cord tumors. The Tumor Trooper Run/Walk is set for Saturday, July 20th at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome. Registration will begin at 5 pm. The 5k run will start at 7 pm, while the one-mile walk will start at 8 pm.
The Rome Braves were defeated by the Lexington Legends for the second night in a row by a final score of 5-2 last night in game two of a three game series at State Mutual Stadium.
The Atlanta Braves were defeated by the Chicago White Sox 3-1 yesterday afternoon at Chicago’s US Cellular Field. It was a tough loss for the Braves, who actually outhit the Sox but missed many opportunities to get ahead. It was particularly tough for Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor; he took the loss in his first career complete game. Only two of the runs given up by Minor were earned; he also struck out eight in eight innings pitched.
Get your tickets now for the 3rd annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge! The event is just four weeks away. It is set for Saturday, August 17th at 7 pm at the Rome City Auditorium.
Here’s a reminder about a coming attraction at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome. Debby’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, an evening to celebrate longtime volunteer Debby Brown with auctions and entertainment, is set for this evening at 7 pm.
Break time is over! The second half of the 2013 season is set to get underway for the Atlanta Braves tonight in Chicago as the Braves open up a three game interleague series against the White Sox that will span the weekend. First pitch of tonight’s game is scheduled for 8:10 pm at Chicago’s US Cellular Field. Tim Hudson is slated to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410, Rome’s original home for Atlanta Braves baseball. Air time for pre-game programming is 6:55 pm from the Braves Radio Network.