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Braves Make Late Push, Fall Short in 4-2 Loss to ‘Dads

June 9, 2023

ROME, GA – The Crawdads, behind 12 hits as a team, never trailed the Braves in their 4-2 victory on Friday night. Hickory opened the scorebook with four unanswered runs: a run in the first, one in the third, and two more in the fifth. Braves starter Patrick Halligan worked

Braves Win Barn Burner Behind Mejia

June 8, 2023

ROME, GA – Ian Mejia’s longest start of the year just so happened to be his best, as his 7.1 innings of one run baseball lifted the Braves over the Crawdads, 2-1 in game three of the series. The first three innings of Thursday night’s ballgame came and went without

NO-NO! Martinez, Vargas Combine To No-Hit Hickory

June 7, 2023

ROME, GA - For the first time since 2005, the Rome Braves have tossed a combined no-hitter. It is the first no-hitter of any kind for the Braves since Luis DeAvila no-hit the Greenville Drive on July 2nd, 2022. Daniel Martinez and Luis Vargas combined to no-hit the Hickory Crawdads

'Dads Blank Braves In Series Opener

June 6, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves returned to the Peach State on Tuesday night to open a six game slate with the Hickory Crawdads. Cedric De Grandpre would make his AdventHealth Stadium debut after being promoted from Low-A Augusta just one week ago. In his High-A debut in Bowling Green,

Martinez Named SAL Pitcher Of The Week

May 29, 2023

ROME, GA - Rome Braves pitcher Daniel Martinez has been named the South Atlantic League's pitcher of the week by Minor League Baseball. In game one of a double header against the Greenville Drive, Martinez would notch the league's first complete game shutout of the season. Martinez would collect five

Horne’s Three-Hit Day Lifts Braves Over Drive

May 28, 2023

ROME, GA – The seventh and final game of the series against Greenville went the way of the Braves, defeating the Drive 5-3 in comeback fashion behind Bryson Horne’s 3-for-4 day at the plate. Kevin Kilpatrick Jr. registered the first hit of the ballgame and wound-up in scoring position after

Braves’ Woes at the Plate Continue in 3-1 Loss

May 27, 2023

ROME, GA – As a staff, the Greenville Drive struck out 18 Braves batters en route to their 3-1 win over Rome Saturday night. Rolddy Munoz turned in a fine start on the mound for the Braves, working five full innings and surrendering one unearned run. The Santo Domingo native

Greenville Staves Off the R-Braves in Game Five

May 26, 2023

ROME, GA – Two runs from the Drive proved to be enough to down the Braves, 2-1, at home on Firework Friday. Behind a gem from starter Hunter Dobbins, the Greenville Drive plated a run in the second and another in the seventh to go up 2-0 on the Braves

Offensive Struggles Continue Amid Two Game Skid

May 25, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves dropped their second straight as the Braves and Greenville Drive continued their seven-game series on Thursday night. Angel Flores would send Ian Mejia to the bump in the series's fourth game, as Rome looked for their twenty-second win of the season. On the opposite

Braves Split Wednesday Twin Bill with Drive

May 24, 2023

ROME, GA – Daniel Martinez turns in the SAL’s first complete game shutout of the year as the Braves split the Wednesday doubleheader with the Greenville Drive. Game One: Braves 5, Drive 0 Right hander Daniel Martinez stole the show in game one, as he became the first South Atlantic

Drive Blank Braves In Series Opener

May 23, 2023

ROME, GA – The Rome Braves returned to the friendly confines of AdventHealth Stadium on Tuesday night, welcoming the Greenville Drive into town. Rome would enter the series with Greenville just three and a half games behind the first-place Winston Salem Dash. Angel Flores would give the ball to Knoxville,

Perfect Outing Makes Riggins SAL Pitcher of the Week

May 15, 2023

ROME, GA - Rome Braves righty Hunter Riggins has been names South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week by Minor League Baseball. On Wednesday, May 10th, Hunter Riggins got the starting nod in game one of a double header against the Asheville Tourists, marking just his second start of 2023.

Slow Start Hinders Braves in Game Six Loss

May 14, 2023

ROME, GA – With a series win on the line, the Braves allowed six hits and four runs in the first two frames and fell to the Asheville Tourists 4-3. Four singles in the top of the first inning off Braves starter JJ Niekro saw the Tourists take a 2-0

Stevens’ Blast Caps 4-1 Win Over Tourists

May 13, 2023

ROME, GA - Eliezel Stevens tallied six total bases and two RBIs in the Rome Braves’ 4-1 victory over Asheville Saturday evening. Three walks in the Braves first turn at the plate allowed the game’s opening run to cross the plate on a wild pitch. A solo shot from Houston’s

Braves Fall To Tourists On Fireworks Friday

May 12, 2023

ROME, GA - The Asheville Tourists topped the Rome Braves on Friday night by a final score of six runs to two. Asheville manager Nate Shaver would send Edinson Batista to the mound to face the Rome Braves, who were coming off just their third double-digit hit performance of the

Braves Conquer Early Deficit, Top Tourists in Game Three

May 11, 2023

ROME, GA – For just the third time this season, the Braves tallied double-digit hits in their 9-4 victory over the Asheville Tourists with a little help from Atlanta Brave Ehire Adrianza. Facing a three-run deficit in the bottom of the second inning, back-to-back doubles from the likes of Brandol

R-Braves Split Twin Bill With Tourists

May 10, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves and Asheville Tourists split a double header on Wednesday afternoon. Game One: Hunter Riggins would get the starting nod for Angel Flores's Rome Braves on Wednesday morning in game one of the double header and would go straight to work. In just his second

Rain, Unplayable Field Conditions Forces Education Day Double Header

May 9, 2023

ROME, GA - Tuesday's series opener between the Rome Braves and Asheville Tourists has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. Tuesday's contest will be made up on Wednesday as a double header, with each contest lasting seven innings. First pitch will be at 11:00am EST. Fans holding tickets to

Rome Drops Series Finale to Hot Rods

May 7, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves dropped Sunday's series finale to the Bowling Green Hot Rods by a final score of nine runs to four. Tyler Owens would get the starting nod in the final matchup of the six game series. Owens would get knocked around early as Bowling Green

Braves Plate Six, Fall In Extras 

May 6, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves fell in extra innings on Saturday night by a final score of seven runs to six. Seeking their fifth consecutive win, Angel Flores sent Ian Mejia to the mound for Saturday's contest against the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Mejia would get into a sticky

Zebrowski Homers, 'Pen Spotless, Rome Wins Again

May 5, 2023

ROME, GA - The High-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves has won four straight contest against the South Atlantic League's defending back-to-back champion Bowling Green Hot Rods. With both the pitching staff and bats firing on all cylinders for Rome, first year manager Angel Flores sent Rolddy Muñoz to toe

Braves Blank Back To Back Champs For Third Straight Win

May 4, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves stayed hot on Thursday night, as they blanked the defending SAL Champions for their third straight win. Daniel Martinez got the starting nod from manager Angel Flores, as Rome looked to notch their longest winning streak of the 2023 campaign so far. Martinez would

Baldwin's Big Night Boosts Braves Over 'Rods

May 3, 2023

ROME, GA - The Rome Braves were back in action on Wednesday night as Angel Flores sent right handed pitcher JJ Niekro to the mound. The Hot Rods would strike early and jump out to a two run to nothing lead thanks to sacrifice flies from Shane Sasaki and Nick

Kilpatrick Homers Twice, Braves Power Their Way Past Hot Rods

May 2, 2023

ROME, GA – Leadoff hitter Kevin Kilpatrick Jr. bookended Rome’s night offensively with two solo shots, as the Braves topped the Hot Rods in game one, 6-3. Kilpatrick wasted no time putting the Braves out in front as he clobbered a solo shot to left in the home half of

Smith-Shawver Reaps SAL Pitcher of the Week Honors

May 1, 2023

ROME, GA – Rome Braves starter and No.4 prospect AJ Smith-Shawver was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for April 24-30. En route to recording his first High-A win on Friday, Smith-Shawver tossed five innings, allowing just one hit and punching out six against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.