Minor League Preview - Sunday April 30

Bill Shanks takes a look at today's schedule around the Braves' farm system.

RICHMOND


Richmond plays game two of its four-game series with Scranton Wilkes-Barrow this afternoon at 2:00 pm at the Diamond.

Kevin Barry will pitch for the Braves against Eude Brito for the Barons. Barry is 1-2 on the season with a 4.64 ERA.

The Braves are now 8-16 on the season, 9.5 games back of Charlotte in the International League's South Division.


MISSISSIPPI


Mississippi finishes out its four-game series with the Mobile BayBears this afternoon at 3:05 pm ET.

Chris Waters will try for his third win of the season for the Braves. Waters has an ERA of 2.35 on the season, with 20 strikeouts in 23 innings of work.

The Braves are now 10-14 on the season, 4.5 games back of Jacksonville in the Southern League's South Division.


MYRTLE BEACH


Myrtle Beach will go for its eighth win in a row Sunday afternoon when they host the Lynchburg Hillcats at 2:02 pm.

Luis Atilano will pitch for the Pelicans against Wardell Starling. Atilano has had three straight seven-inning starts after a rough debut early in April.

The Pelicans are 14-9 on the season, two games back of Kinston in the Carolina League's Southern Division.


ROME


Rome tries to start a new winning streak this afternoon when they go for the second win in a row over Augusta.

Jairo Cuevas (2-0, 4.34) pitches today for the Braves. The lefty has 22 strikeouts in only 18.2 innings of work so far this season.

Rome is now 17-4 on the season, 4.5 games ahead of Charleston in the Sally League's Southern Division.


Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look inside the Braves‘ traditional scouting and player development philosophies. Email Bill at thebravesshow@email.com.


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