Wednesday, April 4, 2012
In a video you'll only see on Patch, current Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez and former manager Bobby Cox said they both enjoyed playing in this matchup between the Braves All-Stars and Future All-Stars at Coolray Field.
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez got a look at the future. And Gwinnett baseball fans got a chance to watch their major league favorites play in their own backyard. A record setting crowd of 10,568 came to Coolray Field on Tuesday night to watch the Atlanta Braves take on the Future All-Stars -- a team made up of the best talent from the major league team's farm clubs. And the future looks bright for many of the up and coming players. "They've got some good young position players there and some of those arms that came out of the bullpen, it was pretty impressive to see," said Gonzalez. "If I ever get fired, I'm gonna go out there and manage the Lynchburg Hillcats this year," he joked. "It's a pretty good club they've got out there…
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Patch interviewed retired Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox as he prepped for his one-game return at Coolray Field.
Legendary Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox will make a return to the dugout tonight, although it's only for one game. Cox will lead the Future All-Stars team in a match up against his old team, the Atlanta Braves. Patch talked to Cox in the dugout before his team's practice at Coolray Field Monday afternoon. Watch the video to hear what he had to say about tonight's exhibition game.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Martinez was booked into Gwinnett Detention Center early Monday, records show.
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Monday, April 2, 2012
An Atlanta Braves relief pitcher was arrested early Monday on I-85 near Lawrenceville on a DUI charge, Gwinnett Sheriff's Department records show. Christhian Martinez, 30, was booked into the Gwinnett Detention Center at 4:24 a.m., and he was released on bond at 10:41. Gwinnett Police Cpl. Jake Smith told the Gwinnett Daily Post that Martinez had a blood-alcohol content of 0.130, above the legal limit of 0.08. Martinez was stopped on I-85 near Steve Reynolds Boulevard when his vehicle was spotted weaving and driving 40 mph, the Daily Post reported. He was charged with driving under the influence, failure to maintain a single lane and impeding the flow of traffic. Martinez, entering his third season with the Braves, is in the area for the…