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Thursday, September 15 vs. Montgomery Biscuits: 6:35 PM: Trustmark Park

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September 15, 2022 – Southern League (SL)Mississippi Braves News Release

Thursday, September 15, 2022 | 6:35 PM CT | Trustmark Park| Pearl, MS

Mississippi Braves (ATL) (60-72, 31-32, 3rd SL South, -8.0) vs.

Montgomery Biscuits (TB) (68-59, 40-25, 1st SL South, +7.0)

Starting Pitchers: RHP Tanner Gordon (8-6, 5.40) vs. RHP Sean Hunley (7-1, 3.32)

Game #133 | 2nd Half #64 | Home Game #64

Today’s Roster Moves


Today’s Promotions:

Truckworx Thirsty Thursday™: 16 oz. beers and fountain drinks are just $2!

Free Live Trivia: The Farm Bureau Grill & Outdoor Patio hosts free live trivia from 6-7 pm. $2 tacos will be in the Farm Bureau Grill all night long. Join us for Thirsty Thursday, $2 tacos, and Live Trivia!

Free Military Tickets: All active or retired military members will receive free field-level or general admission tickets with valid IDs. We appreciate our military and welcome all those that have served to join us at Trustmark Park!

TODAY’S GAME: The M-Braves continue a six-game series against the Montgomery Biscuits at Trustmark Park. This is the final series of the regular season. It’s the final countdown.

ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The M-Braves won 4-2 to even the series at one game apiece and snap a five-game losing skid. Arden Pabst powered the M-Braves offense, going 2-for-4 with a home run, a double, and three RBI. LHP Dylan Dodd tossed five innings of one-run ball, earning his second win. RHP Justin Yeager picked up his sixth save with a scoreless ninth inning.

THE SLUGBAUER MAKING MISSISSIPPI HISTORY: 1B Drew Lugbauer has hit a club-record 45 career M-Braves home runs over two seasons and 207 games. He hit 18 home runs in 2021 and leads the league with 27 in 2022. On Sept. 9 at Biloxi, he broke the franchise single-season home run record, surpassing Ernesto Mejia (2011) and Mike Hessman’s (2001) single-season franchise record (26). Lugbauer also set a club record with seven RBI on Saturday, July 2 at Biloxi.

– Lugbauer hit a walk-off three-run homer on July 8 vs. Pensacola and a walk-off single on June 3 vs. Montgomery. He is in the league’s top 10 in…home runs (27, 1st), RBI (79, 1st), XBH (51, 2nd), walks (74, 3rd), doubles (24, T-9th), and total bases (201, 2nd).

GIVE ME MO MORITZ: Andrew Moritz homered in back-to-back games on Tuesday and Wednesday- day, for his first two long balls of the season, logging four hits in each game. In the series, the outfielder went 9-for-18 with two homers, three doubles, five RBI, and seven runs. Moritz became the…

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