Results tagged ‘ Atlanta Braves ’

Brett Cumberland of the Rome Braves

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Catcher Brett Cumberland of @TheRomeBraves was named player of the week in the South Atlantic League for May 22-28. Here Cumberland (28) of the Rome Braves warms up before a game against the Greenville Drive on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville won, 7-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Ian Anderson of the Rome Braves

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Pitcher Ian Anderson of the Rome Braves in a game one of a doubleheader against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Rome won, 10-7. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Phillip Wellman earns 1,000th win

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Manager Phillip Wellman of the Mississippi Braves watches batting practice on April 12, 2008, at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Former Braves farm system manager Phillip Wellman earned his 1,000th win this week. Details from MiLB.com.

A bit of trivia: As a Minor Leaguer, Wellman played for the Anderson (S.C.) Braves in 1984.

Braves pitcher Touki Toussaint

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Starting pitcher Touki Toussaint (20) of the Rome Braves faces a batter in a game against the Greenville Drive on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images

“Ozzie” Albies is the 2015 Rome Braves Player of the Year

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Shortstop Ozhaino Albies (7) of the Rome Braves warms up before a game against the Greenville Drive on Monday, June 15, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville won, 9-3. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

The Atlanta #Braves have named INF Ozhanio “Ozzie” Albies the 2015 Rome Braves Player of the Year.

RHP Mike Foltynewicz of the Atlanta Braves

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Starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz (48) of the Atlanta Braves delivers a pitch in a Spring Training game against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Yankees won, 12-5. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

RHP John Cornely of the Atlanta Braves

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Pitcher John Cornely (9) of the Atlanta Braves farm system in a Minor League Spring Training workout on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Coach Glenn Hubbard of the Lexington Legends

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Coach Glenn Hubbard of the Lexington Legends talks with a player in the dugout in a game against the Greenville Drive on Tuesday, April 15, 2015, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Everybody has an opinion about the Craig Kimbrel trade

Everybody has an opinion about the #Braves trading closer Craig Kimbrel to the Padres, including me:

And:

And even Chipper Jones asks fans to stay positive:

Here are a few of my photos from over the years:

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Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves visits Academy Sports in Spartanburg, S.C., as part of the 2011 Braves Caravan, Feb. 3, 2011.

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Spring Training, 2009.

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Spring Training, 2009.

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 2009.

And finally Craig himself chimed in on Twitter today:

Teheran and Bethancourt together again

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Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt of the Rome Braves, Class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game against the Greenville Drive April 14, 2010, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Watching Julio Teheran and Christian Bethancourt on TV last night walking in from the bullpen before their first Major League start as battery mates reminded me of this photo that I took in 2010.