Friday starts eight-game series against Buffalo Bisons. GMC giving away bobbleheads Saturday.
Friday, June 3, 2011
The Gwinnett Braves lost Thursday to division leading Lehigh Valley, 4-0 at Coolray Field, and dropped under .500 (26-27) for the first time this season. The visitors' Jeff Larish hit a bases-empty home run in the fourth inning for the only runs his team would need. Gwinnett managed just three hits. Loganville native Brandon Moss also had a home run and two RBI for the IronPigs. Erik Cordier (0-1) took the loss for Gwinnett. The G-Braves host the Buffalo Bisons on Friday at 7:05 p.m. at Coolray Field. Todd Redmond (3-5) will be the starting pitcher for Gwinnett. Every Friday is fireworks night after the game. Friday's game is the first of a four-game series against Buffalo June 3-6. All games start at 7:05 p.m. For a complete G-Braves …
Mike Minor optioned back to Class AAA club. GMC giving out Freddie Freeman bobbleheads Saturday.
The Gwinnett Braves have again added pitcher Mike Minor from the parent club in Atlanta. The G-Braves announced the move Wednesday (June 1) when outfielder Matt Young was recalled to Atlanta. Minor is a left-handed starter who was 3-2 with a 5.98 earned run average with Atlanta. He is expected to be recalled to Atlanta later in June when the parent club needs a fifth starting pitcher, according to news reports. With Gwinnett in 2011, Minor is 4-1 with a 1.98 earned run average in 33 1/3 innings. The G-Braves are 26-26 after Wednesday's loss to Lehigh Valley (32-20). Thursday, the G-Braves host Lehigh Valley at 7:05 p.m. at Coolray Field. Starting Friday the G-Braves play a four-game series against the Buffalo Bisons June 3-6. All games …