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M-Braves pitcher Wes Parsons promoted to AAA Gwinnett

Press Release from the Mississippi Braves 

The Atlanta Braves have announced the following roster moves that affect the Mississippi Braves roster. RHP Wes Parsons has been promoted to Triple-A Gwinnett and RHP Andres Santiago has been transferred back to Mississippi from Gwinnett. 

Parsons, 25, leaves the M-Braves after back-to-back shutout performances on May 5 at Pensacola and May 10 vs. Mobile. The Clarksville, TN native hadn't allowed a run over his last 14.0 IP. In eight games, seven starts, he was 1-2 with a league-best 1.23 ERA, 10 walks and 28 strikeouts over 29.1 IP. The opposition was batting just .216 against Parsons. 

Parsons is part of a starting rotation that has posted a 2.59 ERA through 11 games in the month of May with six quality starts. 

Santiago, 28, has appeared in six games with Triple-A Gwinnett this season, with four of his appearances being starts. Santiago is 1-2 with a 3.49 ERA. After multiple stints with the M-Braves in 2018, Santiago has appeared in two games, one start and is 0-0 with a 1.13 ERA. 

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

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