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Rome Braves get rain-shortened win over Augusta 7-1

In a head-to-head battle for the second half South Atlantic League Southern Division championship, the Rome Braves and Augusta GreenJackets faced off Friday night in game one of a three-game series.

In a head-to-head battle for the second half South Atlantic League Southern Division championship, the Rome Braves and Augusta GreenJackets faced off Friday night in game one of a three-game series.

Kolby Allard got a rare five inning complete game win, in Rome’s 7-1 rain-shortened victory over Augusta, moving the Braves up to a 2-and-a-half-game lead for first over the GreenJackets.  Allard gave up one run on five hits, striking out nine.

Jared James got a homer for his team in the second inning, his third of the year.  James went 2-for-2 with two runs, and RBI and a walk.

Ray-Patrick Didder, and Justin Ellison both went 2-for-3 in the game, each with a pair of runs batted in. Also with an RBI was Anfernee Seymour, who went 1-for-1 with two runs and two walks.

For a full recap from the Rome Braves, click HERE.

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