Christhian Martinez was booked early Monday, records show. Braves release a statement.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, April 2, 2012
Updated 5:38 p.m., April 2 An Atlanta Braves relief pitcher was arrested early Monday on I-85 near Lawrenceville on a DUI charge, Gwinnett Sheriff's records show. Christhian Martinez, 30, was booked into the Gwinnett Detention Center at 4:24 a.m., and he was released on bond at 10:41. Gwinnett Police Cpl. Jake Smith told the Gwinnett Daily Post that Martinez had a blood-alcohol content of 0.130, above the legal limit of 0.080. Martinez was stopped on I-85 near Steve Reynolds Boulevard when his vehicle was spotted weaving and driving 40 mph, the Daily Post reported. He was charged with driving under the influence, failure to maintain a single lane and impeding the flow of traffic. The Braves released the following statement: "We were very …
The April 3 contest will pit the Major Leaguers against farm-system stars.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Fans of the Atlanta Braves will be able to watch the big-leaguers and some current minor-league stars at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville on Tuesday, April 3. For the first time at Coolray, fans will be able to watch established Braves stars along with Gwinnett Braves alumni like Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman and Craig Kimbrel as they take on future stars of the Atlanta system, according to a Braves news release. The game is to begin at 7:05 p.m. Season ticket holders will be able to enter at 3:30 p.m. and will be greeted by former Atlanta Braves. Events for season ticket holders will include an on-field “meet and greet” with Braves players and prospects and a dugout Q&A session with Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Frank…