Braves #12 prospect Bryse Wilson promoted to Mississippi - - Jackson, MS

Braves #12 prospect Bryse Wilson promoted to Mississippi

Press Release from the Mississippi Braves

The Atlanta Braves have announced the following roster moves that affect the Mississippi Braves roster. RHP Andres Santiago has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett from Double-A Mississippi. RHP Bryse Wilson has been promoted from High-A Florida to Double-A Mississippi and will start tonight. Wilson will wear jersey number 46. LHP Tyler Pike has been placed on the Disabled List in Mississippi and C Sal Giardina has been activated from the Disabled List in Mississippi. 

Wilson, 20, makes his Double-A debut tonight for the M-Braves. Rated by as the No. 12 prospect in the Braves farm system, Wilson was 2-0 with a 0.34 ERA (26.2IP/1ER) for the High-A Florida Fire Frogs with 26 strikeouts and seven walks. He has not allowed a run over his previous 13.1 innings pitched and leaves the Florida State League with a 0.86 WHIP. 

Over his career, Wilson is 13-8 with a 1.94 ERA over 40 games and 37 starts starts with 194 strikeouts and a 0.99 WHIP. The Hillsborough, NC native was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2016 draft. 

Santiago, 28, has appeared in five games with Triple-A Gwinnett this season, with three of his appearances being starts. Santiago is 1-1 with a 4.03 ERA. After multiple stints with the M-Braves in 2018, Santiago has appeared in two games, earning one start and is 0-0 with a 1.13 ERA.

Pike, 24, has appeared in six games with Double-A Mississippi this season, with all six of his appearances being relief appearances. Pike is 0-1 with a 1.08 ERA. 

Giardina, 26, has appeared in one game with Double-A Mississippi this season. Giardina's lone appearance with the M-Braves in 2018 occurred on April 18 against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.  

The Mississippi Braves active roster stands at 25 with 6 on the Disabled List.

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