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Bryse Wilson of the Rome Braves

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Named 2017 South Atlantic League Postseason All-Star: Starting pitcher Bryse Wilson (52) of the Rome Braves delivers a pitch in a game against the Columbia Fireflies on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia won, 3-2. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Pitching coach Dan Meyer of the Rome Braves

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Named 2017 South Atlantic League Postseason All-Star Coach: Pitching coach Dan Meyer (53) of the Rome Braves talks with pitcher Matt Custred in a game against the Greenville Drive on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Postseason All-Star: Joey Wentz

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Named 2017 South Atlantic League Postseason All-Star: Starting pitcher Joey Wentz (22) of the Rome Braves in a game against the Greenville Drive on Friday, August 11, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville won, 1-0. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Marathon 16-inning game in Columbia

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After a marathon 16-inning game, the Rome Braves outfielders still managed a little victory body bump to celebrate an 11-6 win over the Columbia Fireflies on Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. From left are Bradley Keller, Isranel Wilson and Leudys Baez. It was the longest game in Fireflies franchise history. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

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.

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.

 

Throwback Thursday: Jarrod Saltalamacchia

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Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia of the Atlanta Braves on March 14, 2007, at their Spring Training camp at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex in Kissimmee, Fla. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

A clean-shaven and short-haired Jarrod Saltalamacchia at a 2007 Spring Training workout when he was still a prospect for the Atlanta Braves.

Lucas Sims is Atlanta’s top prospect for 2014

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Starting pitcher Lucas Sims (26) of the Rome Braves before a game against the Greenville Drive on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Sims was the No. 1 pick of the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Rome and Sims picked up the win, 6-2. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Baseball America has named RHP Lucas Sims as the Atlanta Braves’ top prospect for 2014.

 

Catcher Christian Bethancourt called up to Atlanta

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RHP Juilo Teheran, left, and catcher Christian Bethancourt, two of the Atlanta Braves’ top prospects, walk toward the bullpen before playing 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)

Braves catching prospect Christian Bethancourt has been called up to Atlanta for September. It doesn’t seem like very long ago that he was in Greenville (above) catching Julio Teheran, who is now in the Atlanta rotation.

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Catcher Christian Bethancourt of the Atlanta Braves at Spring Training camp on March 13, 2009, at Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

I first photographed him at Spring Training in 2009 (above), when he looked to be about 16 years old. Actually, I think he was 17 at the time.