The Atlanta Braves will honor their 2017 Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Year during Future Stars Weekend, beginning this Friday, September 15. Braves General Manager John Coppolella will join the future stars on the field for a pre-game ceremony on Friday to recognize the award winners. During this ceremony, the Braves will announce the winners of the organizational Pitcher and Player of the Year.
Throughout the weekend, there will be several opportunities to interact with the future stars. A detailed schedule is below.
Friday, September 15
Autograph signing, plaza at The Battery Atlanta, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
On-field award presentation, 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, September 16
Photo opportunity, Chophouse Gate and Third Base Gate (Inside SunTrust Park), 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Photo opportunity, Braves' organizational Pitcher and Player of the Year, Chophouse Gate and Third Base Gate (Inside SunTrust Park) 6:30 - 6:45 p.m.
Sunday, September 17
Kids-only press conference, plaza at The Battery Atlanta, 11:15-11:30 a.m.
*Events and attendees are subject to change.
Atlanta Braves Minor League Pitchers and Players of the Year:
Team/Pitcher of Year/Player of Year
Gwinnett Braves/Lucas Sims/Ozzie Albies
Mississippi Braves/Mike Soroka/Ronald Acuña
Florida Fire Frogs/Touki Toussaint/Alex Jackson
Rome Braves/Bryse Wilson/Cristian Pache
Danville Braves/Odalvi Javier/William Contreras
Gulf Coast League Braves/Miguel Jerez/Jefrey Ramos
Dominican Summer League/Gabriel Noguera/Juan Carlos Negret