Posts Tagged ‘gcl braves’

Phillies Advance to GCL Finals

Seven shutout innings by RHP Sixto Sanchez (left) paved the way for the Phillies to beat the Braves on Sunday at Bright House Field in Clearwater.  Sanchez just four hits while walking none and striking out four.  A two run homer by Danny Zardon provided the power for the Phillies.           […]

Barves’ Simmons on way Back

Braves RHP Shae Simmons, who had “Tommy John Surgery” in February 2015 went one inning on Saturday for the GCL Braves.  Simmons allowed one run on just one hit while striking out one but threw a wild pitch facing four GCL Tigers West hitters   To get through the inning Simmons need 16 pitches, 11 for strikes with […]

A Wentz leads No-Hitter

Braves second number one pick (40th overall) Joey Wentz started the GCL Braves 14-0 no hitter over the Yankees West GCL squad at Disney on Saturday.  Wentz struck out six Yankee hitters in three innings.  Wentz and three other Braves hurlers did allow two Yankee base runners via hit batter but one was erased by a double […]

Ian Anderson Makes Pro Debut

  LAKELAND, Fla.—Being only 18 and with the weight on your shoulders of being a team’s number one draft pick Ian Anderson didn’t show it on Wednesday as he made his professional baseball debut. The right-hander was the first pick of the Atlanta Braves, third overall, in this June’s draft throwing three good innings against […]

Beckham leads GCL Braves

  Gordon  Beckman went 1-3 with a single and a sacrifice fly during the Braves 6-1 win over the Yankees West squad.  A native of Atlanta,  Beckham was the first round pick of the Chicago White Sox in the June 2008 draft. Braves third baseman Gordon Beckman (hamstring) make a throw from third during a Gulf […]

Dysktra, Bell Names in GCL

  DUNEDIN, FLA.–  Below, Lefty Sean Nolin (groin) made his first rehab start on Monday July 14, 2014 for the rookie level GCL Blue Jays.      Nolin threw 2 1/3  shut out innings, allowing one hit and striking out five on 31-pitches with a fast ball that topped out at 94 MPH.  He allowing only one […]