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Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: Kevin Maitan continues hot streak

July 15th, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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Kevin Maitan has been performing very well in his pro debut

Jeff Morris

Gonna be a shorter recap today, we/I are still recovering from the prospect list and a particularly busy week in the farm system. Still love you all.

Gwinnett Braves 6, Charlotte Knights 1

Box Score

  • Ozzie Albies, 2B: 1-5, 2B, run, .291/.334/.451
  • Dustin Peterson, LF: 1-4, 2B, RBI, .284/.346/.363
  • Andrew Albers, SP: 8 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 3.27 ERA

Andrew Albers was excellent over 8 innings to continues his impressive season in Gwinnett as the Braves won 6-1. Dustin Peterson extended his hitting streak to ten games and he is really starting to round into form after a fine if unspectacular return from wrist surgery. Rio Ruiz also extended his hitting streak (to five games in his case). Rio is an interesting case because he can fairly clearly handle himself well in Triple-A, but he struggled in his limited time in Atlanta and with the emergence of Johan Camargo and the imminent return of Sean Rodriguez, it is unclear how many more chances he will get to crack the roster. Ozzie Albies also recorded another hit which is basically the norm at this point for the player with one of the best hit tools in the minor leagues.

Mississippi Braves 1, Pensacola Blue Wahoos 2

Box Score

  • Austin Riley, 3B: 0-3, BB
  • Travis Demeritte, 2B: 1-3, BB, .213/.294/.382
  • Tyler Pike, SP: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 7 BB, 5 K, 4.40 ERA

Tyler Pike continued his strange start to his career at …

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