Press Release from the Mississippi Braves
On Tuesday, April 17 the Atlanta Braves sent LHP Luiz Gohara to Double-A Mississippi to make a rehab start for Tuesday nights contest. The Braves have also transferred RHP Elian Leyva to Double-A Mississippi from Triple-A Gwinnett.
In twelve appearances with the M-Braves in 2017, Gohara went 2-1 with a 2.60 ERA while striking out 60 batters and only walking 18. The lefty was called up to the Atlanta Braves on September 5, 2017. In five Major League appearances he claimed a 1-3 record and posted a 4.91 ERA.
This will be Elian Leyva's second stint in Double-A Mississippi this season. He previously posted a 1-0 record and a 3.86 ERA in one appearance.
The active roster stands at 25 with 1 MLB Rehab, 4 on the Disabled List and 1 Temporarily Inactive player.
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