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Prospects on Deck: Braves RHP Jasseel De La Cruz Tosses No No

First No-No in Fire Frogs Team History

The Atlanta Braves Class-A Advanced affiliate the Florida Fire Frogs have been in existence since 2017 and even though they have yet to have a successful season in the win column, on Saturday the organization celebrated an individual feat for the first time.

Jasseel De La Cruz, a right handed pitching prospect who has been in the Braves system since being signed in 2015, made history for the Fire Frogs by pitching the teams first no-hitter.

De La Cruz won his third game of the season, by tossing nine innings, allowing two walks, while striking out four.

The Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic native retired the side in order in the first and the first five batters before giving up a walk in the second. After retiring the last batter to end the second inning, De la Cruz went on a roll retiring the next 14 batters before giving up his second walk of the game in the top of the seventh.

The Braves #17 Top pitching prospect and #25 overall in the system, finished the game retiring the last eight batters he faced to complete his no-no.

As for the game, the Fire Frogs scored six runs between the third and fifth innings to take a 6-0 lead, then added six more runs between the seventh and eighth inning to blow open the game and the special night with a 12-0 victory.

Top Performers

Brett Langhorne – 2 for 4, RBI

Greyson Jenista – 3 for 5, 2 R, Double

Jefrey Ramos – 2 for 4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI

Kevin Josephina – 5 for 5, 3 R, 2 RBI

Garrison Schwartz – 2 for 5, R, 2 Doubles, 2 RBI

Jordan Rodgers – 3 for 3, 2 R, 2 RBI

Jasseel De La Cruz – 9 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 K

David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

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