The turning point: The game was tied 1-1 until the ninth inning when, with the bases loaded, Garrett Buechele was hit by a pitch, scoring the winning run.
Who did what for Rome: No Braves players had multiple hits. Fernando De Los Santos, Kyle Kubitza, Will Skinner, Ryan Query and Elmer Reyes each had one hit. Reyes scored the Braves’ only run.
On the mound: Bryam Garcia was handed the loss and dropped to 0-1 on the season. Navery Moore pitched the first six innings of the game, struck out eight and gave up three hits and one earned run.
Game notes: The loss was the conclusion of the Braves’ final road series before the South Atlantic League All-Star game, which will take place Tuesday in Charleston, S.C.
Next Game: The Braves return to SMS tonight at 7 p.m. for the first of a four-game series against Savannah.