MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Deal gives up 4 runs, takes loss for Mississippi

Published Friday, May 5th, 2023

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PENSACOLA, Fla. — Hayden Deal had trouble throwing strikes on Thursday night, ending up taking a loss as Pensacola (Fla.) edged visiting Mississippi¬† 6-3. Deal came on as the third pitcher for the Braves (8-16) and lasted only one-third of an inning. His log for the night: two hits, four runs (all earned) with two walks …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Deal still throwing consistently well for Braves

Published Saturday, April 29th, 2023

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com BILOXI, Miss. — Hayden Deal is throwing strikes and keeping opponents settled for the most part this season with the Mississippi Braves. Deal — a former star left-hander from Bandys High signed as a free agent by Atlanta — is consistently posting good numbers in Double A. He is 1-0 this season with an ERA of …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Deal starts Braves’ final game of season

Published Monday, September 19th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PEARL, Ms. — Hayden Deal ended the season as the starter on Sunday for the Mississippi Braves. Deal, a left-hander who starred at Bandys High and Presbyterian (S.C.), went three innings in a home game the Braves won 6-4 over Montgomery (Ala.). Mississippi did not make the playoffs in the Southern League and finished 62-74. The …

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Deal picks up his second hold of season for Braves

Published Thursday, September 15th, 2022

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com PEARL, Ms. –Former Bandys High star Hayden Deal pitched one inning on Wednesday night, registering his second hold of the season as the Mississippi Braves nipped visiting Montgomery (Ala.) 4-2 in a Double A game. Deal, a left-handed reliever making his 30th appearance of the year (27 in relief), pitched the sixth inning. He gave up …