Wednesday, August 3, 2022 | 5:05 PM CT | Trustmark Park| Pearl, MS
Mississippi Braves (ATL) (46-50, 17-10, 1st SL South, +2.0) vs.
Biloxi Shuckers (MIL) (46-48, 12-15, 4th SL South, -5.0)
Game 1: RHP Tanner Gordon (5-4, 6.50) vs. LHP Nick Bennett (5-8, 4.73)
Game 2: RHP Allan Winans (0-0, 2.25) vs. RHP TJ Shook (2-1, 4.75)
Game #97/98 | 2nd Half #28/29 | Home Game #46/47
Radio: 103.9 FM WYAB and (LISTEN LIVE LINK)
Today’s Roster Moves:
First Responders Wednesday: First responders receive free field or general admission tickets with valid ID at the Trustmark Park Box Office, presented by AMR!
Join Us 4 A Jackson: For just $20, receive a pack of four Field Level tickets and four soda vouchers! For $40, fans can get the same pack at the diamond level! Tickets must be purchased at the M-Braves box office.
TODAY’S GAME: The M-Braves start a six-game series against the Biloxi Shuckers at Trustmark Park with a doubleheader. This is the fourth of five series between these two clubs, with the final series at MGM Park from September 6-11. The M-Braves just wrapped up a nine-game road trip, finishing 3-6 on their second-longest road stint of the season.
A DIFFICULT GOODBYE: OF Trey Harris was traded to the Washington Nationals in exchange for OF Ehire Adrianza. Harris was batting .238 with two home runs and 16 RBI in 59 games.
– Harris came to the M-Braves on July 18, 2019. He was the 2019 Atlanta braves Minor League Player of the Year and combined to hit .323 with 14 home runs, 73 RBI, and eight stolen bases over three levels of the Braves organization.
– The Austell, GA native, and fan favorite appeared in 196 games for Mississippi since 2019, posting a .252 batting average with 30 doubles, four triples, 12 home runs, 78 RBI, and .681 OPS. Harris was a key contributor and team leader on the 2021 Double-A South Championship club, batting .350 with two doubles and five RBI during the championship series.
ABOUT LAST SERIES: The M-Braves took two of four against the Blue Wahoos in an extremely competitive series. No game was decided by more than three runs. Pensacola
overcame 5-0 and 4-1 deficits in the first two games to win 6-5 and 6-4. The M-Braves took the next two games, winning a 3-2 win on Friday that included 19 hits, none of which went for extra bases. The Blue Wahoos took the final two games of the series.
– Justin Dean hit .304 with a homer,…