The Rome Braves fell to the Savannah Sand Gnats 2-1 in 10 innings yesterday afternoon in the finale of a four game series at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium. The game remained scoreless until the top of the seventh inning, at which time the Braves scored the first run of the day in the form of a solo home run from Chase Anselment. The Sand Gnats answered with a run of their own in the bottom of the eighth and ultimately ended up on top with a walk-off single from Cole Frenzel in the bottom of the 10th.
Good Samaritan Mike Patterson passed away during the overnight hours, it has been confirmed by Brian Meadows, Mike’s brother.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 6-2 victory in the series closer between the teams yesterday afternoon at Turner Field.
US Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss both voted against immigration legislation passed by the Senate yesterday. S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, passed by a vote of 68 to 32.
The International Aerobatic Club, Chapter 3, will host the Bear Creek Bash Aerobatic Competition at Rome’s Richard B. Russell Regional Airport today and tomorrow, June 28th and 29th.
The Rome Braves announced a number of roster moves yesterday. Those moves include the promotion of outfielder Kyle Wren to Rome from Danville. Wren is the son of Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren. He played college ball at Georgia Tech and was the Atlanta Braves’ 8th round selection this year. First baseman/outfielder Chris Edmondson has also joined the Rome team.