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Atlanta Braves Minor League Recap: 8/5

Schafer and Gilmartin rehab while La Stella continues his hitting streak.

Sean Gilmartin turned in an excellent rehab start last night.
Sean Gilmartin turned in an excellent rehab start last night.

Gwinnett Braves 1, Norfolk Tides 4 (Game 1)

  • Jordan Schafer, CF: 0-3
  • Joe Leonard, 3B: 1-2, 2B, .226
  • Alden Carrithers, LF: 1-3, 2B, .299
  • Cody Martin, SP: 5 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 2.96 ERA
Gwinnett Braves 1, Norfolk Tides 2 (Game 2)
  • Jordan Schafer, DH: 0-4
  • Stefan Gartrell, RF: 3-3, HR(8), .277
  • Tyler Pastornicky, 2B: 1-3, BB, .308
  • Joe Bisenius, SP: 5 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 5.63 ERA
Gwinnett was swept in an abbreviated doubleheader last night, scoring only 2 runs in 14 innings of play. The first came on a Joe Leonard double, while the second came on a Stefan Gartrell home run - his eighth of the year. Cody Martin took the hard luck loss in game one, allowing two runs on only 1 hit. Joe Bisenius was the hard luck loser in the nightcap, allowing only 1 run in his 5 innings of work. Jordan Schafer continued his rehab, going 0-7.

Mississippi Braves 7, Huntsville Stars 5
  • Barrett Kleinknecht, 3B-SS: 3-4, 2 HR(7,8), BB, 3 R, .251
  • Tommy La Stella, 2B: 1-3, 2B, 3 RBI, BB, .344
  • Dan Brewer, CF: 2-5, 2B, R, RBI, BB, SB(20), .247
  • Christian Bethancourt, C: 1-6, .277
  • Michael Lee, SP: 6 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 4.27 ERA
Mississippi was the only Braves affiliate to post a win yesterday, and they did thanks largely in part to a career day from super utility man Barrett Kleinknecht. "Klank," as he's nicknamed, blasted a pair of home runs, singled, drew a walk, and scored three times. It was the first multi-homer game of his career. Meanwhile, Tommy La Stella extended his team-record hitting streak to 23 games with a bases-clearing, go-ahead 3 RBI double in the fourth inning.

Lynchburg Hillcats 0, Winston-Salem Dash 5
  • Kyle Kubitza, 3B: 1-3, BB, .263
  • David Rohm, RF: 1-4, OF Assist, .289
  • Jarrett Miller, SP: 4.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 6 K, 3.61 ERA
Ugly game last night for Lynchburg, as they were four-hit by the Dash. Kyle Kubitza was the only Hillcat to reach base more than once, with a single and a walk. Jarrett Miller struck out 6 men in 4.1 innings of work, but was victimized by 2 Dash home runs.

Augusta Green Jackets 7, Rome Braves 4
  • Kyle Wren, CF: 2-5, 3B, .325
  • Carlos Franco, 3B: 3-3, 2B, 2 BB, .224
  • Frank Lafreniere, SP: 5.2 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 5.93 ERA
Rome lost to Augusta last night despite a perfect night at the plate from Carlos Franco. The Rome third baseman reached base in all 5 plate appearances, with 2 singles, 2 walks, and a double. Kyle Wren flashed his speed, legging out a triple as part of a 2-5 night. Unfortunately for Rome's offense, starter Frank Lafreniere was shelled over his 5.2 innings of work. He allowed 5 runs on 10 hits.

GCL Braves 6, GCL Phillies 9
  • Cody Livesay, CF: 2-4, BB, SB(12), .311
  • Ian Hagenmiller, 3B: 3-4, 2B, RBI, BB, .239
  • Fernelys Sanchez, RF: 1-3, BB, .204
  • Jose Morel, LF: 2-5, 2 SB(4,5), .288
  • Sean Gilmartin, SP: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K
Sean Gilmartin rehabbed with the GCL team last night and looked great, allowing 1 hit and nothing else through 4 innings of work. He also whiffed 6 men. Unfortunately, the GCL pen promptly blew the game by allowing 9 runs after Gilmartin came out. Cody Livesay continued his strong leadoff work for the GCL Braves, while Ian Hagenmiller reached base 4 times.

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