Gwinnett Stripers' Ian Anderson won his first Triple-A game Sunday.
Photo: Joe Territo/Rochester Red Wings
Photo: Joe Territo/Rochester Red Wings

Ian Anderson earns first win with Gwinnett

Braves pitching prospect Ian Anderson earned his first Triple-A win Sunday behind a quality, six inning performance against the Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders in Moosic, Pa.

Anderson, who was promoted last week to Gwinnett, allowed one run in the first on a two-out RBI double off the wall in center from Ryan McBroom. He went went six innings with three hits, one earned run, three walks, and six strikeouts in his second Triple-A start. 

The third overall pick of the 2016 amateur draft could be among next month’s callups.

The RailRiders’ 1-0 lead held up until the fifth, when Ryan LaMarre crushed a bases-loaded three-run double to left for a 3-1 lead and eventual final. It was LaMarre’s 21st-straight game reaching base.

Relievers Chad Sobotka and Jacob Webb each tossed a scoreless, hitless inning. A.J. Minter recorded his fourth save, working a scoreless bottom of the ninth with one hit and one strikeout. 

The Stripers (69-49) won the three-game series 2-1 over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and finished the six-game road trip at 3-3. They next play Tuesday, with Kyle Wright on the mound, against Columbus at Coolray Field.

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