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A day after it was announced he was named the Southern League’s Pitcher of the Week, Gary Moran (Madera) picked up a win in two innings of relief for the Atlanta Braves double-A affiliate, the Mississippi Braves.
Moran came in the sixth innings and struck out two with one hit in two innings after the game was tied. Mississippi scored a run in the eighth for a 4-3 win over Huntsville to give Moran the victory.
He is currently 4-2 with a 3.55 ERA in 13 games for the Braves. He has 23 strikeouts in 45 2/3 innings pitched.
Alec Mehrten is currently batting .289 for the Tri-City Dust Devils, the short-season single-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies...