2016 Mississippi Braves Roster

Southern League (SL) - Class: AA
Team Record: 73-65
2nd in the SL's South Division
Manager: Luis Salazar (73-65)
Affiliation: Atlanta Braves
Location: Pearl, Mississippi
Ballpark: Mississippi Braves Stadium
Attendance: 190,130, Avg. 2,838 in 67 home dates
2016 Mississippi Braves Statistics

Playoffs - Mississippi Braves 3 games, Pensacola Blue Wahoos 1
Finals - Jackson Generals 3 games, Mississippi Braves 0

The Mississippi Braves of the Southern League ended the 2016 season with a record of 73 wins and 65 losses, second in the league's South Division.

The Braves topped the league with just 493 runs allowed. Mississippi scored 510 runs. Dustin Peterson and Jake Schrader led the squad with 12 home runs apiece. Dustin Peterson accounted for 88 RBI and topped hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .282 clip. Chris Ellis and Sean Newcomb paced the team with 8 wins each, while Sean Newcomb recorded a 3.86 ERA, best among qualifying pitchers.

Joseph Odom, Sean Newcomb, Robert Whalen, Chris Ellis, Johan Camargo, Hunter Cervenka, Jason Hursh, Jed Bradley, Akeel Morris, Ozzie Albies, A. J. Minter, Mauricio Cabrera, Lucas Sims, Dansby Swanson, Evan Phillips, Patrick Weigel, Matt Marksberry, Danny Burawa, Wes Parsons, Manny Banuelos, Chad Sobotka, Mallex Smith, Dustin Peterson, Max Povse, Madison Younginer, Willians Astudillo and Brandon Cunniff were all players from the 2016 Mississippi Braves who played in the Majors during their careers.

Luis Salazar served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Madison YounginerRRNovember 3, 19906'4"195Simpsonville, SC US
Evan PhillipsRRSeptember 11, 19946'2"215Clayton, NC US
Phil PfeiferLLJuly 15, 19926'0"190Knoxville, TN US
Dustin PetersonRRSeptember 10, 19946'2"180Phoenix, AZ US
David PetersonRRJanuary 4, 19906'5"205Walnut Creek, CA US
Wes ParsonsRRSeptember 6, 19926'5"190Clarksville, TN US
Joseph OdomRRJanuary 9, 19926'2"205Birmingham, AL US
Michael O'NealRLJune 5, 19926'1"220Columbus, GA US
Sean NewcombLLJune 12, 19936'5"240Brockton, MA US
Akeel MorrisRRNovember 14, 19926'1"170, St. Thomas VI
A. J. MinterLLSeptember 2, 19935'11"205Whitehouse, TX US
Joey MenesesRRMay 6, 19926'3"190Culiacan, Sinaloa MX
Victor MateoRRJuly 27, 19896'5"175Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Max PovseRRAugust 23, 19936'8"185Cary, NC US
Steve RodriguezLRJanuary 8, 19906'1"200Fort Hood, TX US
Robert WhalenRRJanuary 31, 19946'2"200Stroudsburg, PA US
Patrick WeigelRRJuly 8, 19946'6"200Camarillo, CA US
Dian ToscanoLLMarch 9, 19895'11"200Villa Clara, CU
Andrew ThurmanRRDecember 10, 19916'3"225Orange, CA US
Dansby SwansonRRFebruary 11, 19946'0"170Kennesaw, GA US
Chad SobotkaRRJuly 10, 19936'7"200Sarasota, FL US
Mallex SmithLRMay 6, 19935'9"170Tallahassee, FL US
Lucas SimsRRMay 10, 19946'1"200Lawrenceville, GA US
Kade ScivicqueRRMarch 22, 19936'0"210Baton Rouge, LA US
Jake SchraderRRMarch 1, 19916'2"215San Antonio, TX US
Bradley RoneyRRSeptember 1, 19926'2"180Wetumpka, AL US
Mel RojasSRMay 24, 19906'3"215Indianapolis, IN US
Matt MarksberryLLAugust 25, 19906'1"200Cincinnati, OH US
Michael MaderLLFebruary 18, 19946'2"195Marianna, FL US
Matt LipkaRRApril 15, 19926'1"200Snellville, GA US
Chris EllisRRSeptember 22, 19926'4"190Birmingham, AL US
Caleb DirksRRJune 9, 19936'3"225Riverside, CA US
Brandon CunniffRROctober 7, 19886'0"185Arcadia, CA US
Hunter CervenkaLLJanuary 3, 19906'1"225Baytown, TX US
Johan CamargoSRDecember 13, 19936'0"160Panama, Panama PA
Mauricio CabreraRRSeptember 22, 19936'2"180Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan DO
Danny BurawaRRDecember 30, 19886'2"210Riverhead, NY US
Jed BradleyLLJune 12, 19906'4"225Huntsville, AL US
Trevor BelicekLLDecember 10, 19926'3"215Waco, TX US
Brandon BarkerRRAugust 20, 19926'3"200Woodstock, GA US
Manny BanuelosLLMarch 13, 19915'10"205Gomez Palacio, Durango MX
Willians AstudilloRROctober 14, 19915'9"182Barcelona, Anzoategui VE
Carlos FrancoSRDecember 20, 19916'2"170Bani, Peravia DO
Stephen GaylorLROctober 4, 19916'1"180Rome, GA US
Connor LienRRMarch 15, 19946'3"205Windermere, FL US
Taylor LewisRROctober 4, 19936'1"170Claxton, GA US
Jordy LaraRRMay 21, 19916'3"215Bani, Peravia DO
Emerson LandoniSRFebruary 19, 19895'11"180Maracay, Aragua VE
Kyle KinmanLLSeptember 25, 19905'11"185Omaha, NE US
Steve KentLLMay 8, 19896'0"200Canberra, Capital Territory AU
Matt KennellyRRMarch 21, 19896'1"200East Fremantle, Western Australia AU
Steve JanasRRApril 21, 19926'6"198Marietta, GA US
Levi HyamsLROctober 6, 19896'2"205Jacksonville, NC US
Jason HurshRROctober 2, 19916'3"200Carrollton, TX US
Reed HarperRRDecember 21, 19906'2"200Nashville, TN US
Sean GodfreyRRJanuary 2, 19926'2"180New Albany, IN US
Ozzie AlbiesSRJanuary 7, 19975'9"150Willemstad, CW

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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