Danville Braves

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Danville Braves
Founded in 1993
Danville, Virginia
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie (1982–present)
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League
Major league affiliations
Current Atlanta Braves
Minor league titles
League titles (4)
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 1991
  • 1986
Division titles (10)
  • 2009
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2000
  • 1991
  • 1989
  • 1986
  • 1984
Team data
Nickname Danville Braves (1993–present)
Previous names
Pulaski Braves (1982–1992)
Ballpark American Legion Field (1993–present)
Previous parks
Calfee Park (1982–1992)
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Liberty Media
Manager Rocket Wheeler
General Manager David Cross

The Danville Braves are a minor league baseball team in Danville, Virginia. They are an Advanced Rookie-level team in the Appalachian League and have been a farm team of the Atlanta Braves since 1982. Since 1993, the Braves have played home games at American Legion Post 325 Field. Opened in 1993, Legion Field seats 2,588 fans. Previously, they played at Calfee Park in Pulaski, Virginia.

On September 3, 2006, Danville won their first ever Appalachian League championship, defeating the Elizabethton Twins 2 games to 1, in a best of three series. On September 3, 2009, Danville won their second Appalachian League championship, again defeating the Elizabethton Twins, this time two games to zero.

The Danville Braves mascot is a large, green bird named Blooper.

Notable players[edit]

Notable players who have played for Danville include:

Roster[edit]

Danville Braves roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 53 Dalton Carroll
  • 34 Taylor Cockrell
  • 24 Luis Gamez
  • 57 Connor Gilmore
  • 28 Drew Harrington
  • 11 Jaret Hellinger
  • 18 Taylor Hyssong
  • -- Jordy Lara
  • 20 Jhon Martinez
  • 40 Bladimir Matos
  • 56 Adam McCreery
  • -- Stephen Moore
  • 45 Luis Mora
  • 30 Evertz Orozco
  • 46 Zach Rice
  • 32 Cameron Stanton
  • 37 Jeremy Walker
  • 36 Jacob Webb
  • 16 Joey Wentz
  • 48 Brandon S. White

Catchers

  • 26 Brett Cumberland
  • 23 Trey Keegan
  •  8 Carlos Martinez
  • 12 Collin Yelich

Infielders

  •  1 Matt Gonzalez
  • -- Gabe Howell
  • 17 Alex Lee
  • 14 Marcus Mooney
  • -- Robert Nesovic
  • 13 Ryan O'Malley
  • 19 Ramon Osuna

Outfielders

  • 39 Elias Arias
  •  7 Matt Hearn
  •  5 Jared James
  • 25 Bradley Keller
  •  4 J.B. Moss
  •  9 Isranel Wilson

Manager

Coaches

  • 49 Iván Cruz (hitting)
  • 27 Gabe Luckert (pitching)




Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Atlanta Braves 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated May 1, 2016
Transactions
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Atlanta Braves minor league players

External links[edit]