Brosius promoted to Class A Rome BravesStubbs belts fifth home run and drives in 33rd RBI in Chukars’ win
ROME, Georgia — Talk about being on a fast track.
On Friday, Aug. 23, right-handed pitcher Tyler Brosius, a former Tuscola High standout and a 21st round selection in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves, was promoted for the second time since signing his pro contract in June.
Brosius was assigned to the South Atlantic League’s Rome Braves (Class A) from the Danville Braves (Rookie).
Since his promotion, Brosius has made two appearances and thrown two scoreless innings, striking out six batters.
At Danville, Brosius was 2-1 with a 1.76 earned-run average and 17 strikeouts in 15.1 innings on the mound and he was 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA with the Braves’ Gulf Coast League ballclub.
Stubbs belts fifth homer of season
Great Falls, Montana — Idaho Falls’ Cody Stubbs, a former Tuscola and North Carolina standout, crushed a solo home run in the eighth to help the Chukars (33-30) beat Great Falls, 3-1, in a Pioner League game Monday night.
Stubbs, an eighth round selection in the 2013 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals, finished with two hits and raised his average to .278 (63-for-227) on the season.
It was Stubbs’ fifth round-tripper and 33rd RBI since joining the Chukars in late June.