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MiLB Season in Review: Gwinnett Stripers (Braves AAA)

The 2018 MiLB season has concluded, but that doesn’t mean the minor league coverage stops here at Legends On Deck. Let’s take a look back at the 2018 season for the Gwinnett Stripers, Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.

Gwinnett Stripers: 70-69 (2nd place in the International League South Division)

Sure, the win/loss record isn’t what fans of the rebranded Stripers were hoping for, but they did get to see some exciting prospects and top notch baseball. You’d be hard pressed to find another Minor League club that saw more of it’s organization’s top prospects than Gwinnett. Overall 12 Stripers made their major league debut in 2018.

Top Hitter: Michael Reed – .363/.459/.539/.997, 7 HR, 25 RBI (193 at bats)

Top Pitcher: Kolby Allard – 6-4, 2.72 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 89 K, 34 BB (19 games)

Award Winners: LHP Kolby Allard – Midseason All Star, RHP Evan Phillips – Midseason All Star, 1B Carlos Franco – Midseason All Star.

Featured Image Courtesy of: Mathew Carper

Jake Berry
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