The Mississippi Braves opened the Southern League Postseason on Wednesday night at Pensacola, with the Blue Wahoos winning a back-and-forth ballgame 6-5 on a bases loaded walk to take the 1-0 edge in a best-of-five series.
Hear the highlights from the radio broadcast, with Kyle Tait on the call:
The Braves and Pensacola continue the SLDS on Thursday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium, with first pitch slated for 6:40 PM CT.
With a 6-2 win over the Biloxi Shuckers, the Mississippi Braves clinched their spot in the Southern League postseason on Saturday night. Hear the final call on the Mississippi Braves’ Baseball Network, with Kyle Tait on the call:
Dansby Swanson drove in both runs on Friday night in a 2-1 Mississippi Braves win over Jackson, including an inside-the-park home run in the third inning.. It was his second inside-the-parker of the season, hitting one April 24 for high-A Carolina.
Check out the MiLB.tv highlight, with Kyle Tait on the call:
Mississippi Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies made the highlight reel with his diving catch at Trustmark Park on Thursday night. Check out the video highlight from MiLB.tv, with Kyle Tait on the call:
With Ozzie Albies back at double-A playing on the same infield as Dansby Swanson, and Dustin Peterson set to make his first career start in center field, broadcaster Kyle Tait caught up with Mississippi Braves skipper Luis Salazar to count down to Friday’s third of five games in Jackson, TN.
Hear the interview:
On this day, June 25, 1904, 9-year-old George Diggins, the mascot for the class-B Concord Marines, gets into a game against Lowell.
Hear the story on today’s “This Day in Baseball”:
Last week with the Mississippi Braves in Birmingham, Vanderbilt products and 2015 first rounders Dansby Swanson (1st overall, DBacks) and Carson Fulmer (8th overall, White Sox) sat down for a joint interview with longtime voice of the Barons Curt Bloom.
Check out the feature here:
Dansby Swanson hit his fifth M-Braves home run on Thursday night to open the second half, a solo shot in the sixth inning off Jacksonville Suns hurler Hunter Adkins.
Check out the video highlight, with Kyle Tait on the call:
AUDIO: Atlanta Opera Tenor Timothy Miller (@TenorLion) Joins @SLeagueBaseball All-Star Game Broadcast
The Mississippi Braves welcomed Atlanta opera tenor Timothy Miller to Pearl, MS for the 2016 Southern League All-Star Game on Tuesday night to sing the national anthem and God Bless America.
Famous for his renditions of God Bless America nightly at Turner Field, Miller joined Kyle Tait on the All-Star Game radio/MiLB.tv broadcast to discuss how his role has grown with the Atlanta Braves the last few years. Miller discusses his relationship with prospect shortstop Dansby Swanson, his starring role in Atlanta’s recent advertising campaign and more.
Hear the full interview:
And just in case you haven’t seen his work with Swanson in Atlanta’s preseason commercials: