Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Daniel Sweet plays against the Braves at Trustmark

This M-Braves/Pensacola series is anything but normal for Daniel Sweet.

The Blue Wahoo outfielder is making a homecoming. Sweet played at Northwest Rankin before a standout college career at Dallas Baptist.

The 2016 MLB Draft pick is currently adjusting to life in Double A.

"Pitchers are a little bit better, you know I'm still trying to warm up to the speed of the game, but you know the biggest difference I've seen overall is just the pitching really. You know but they've been teaching us to keep our same approach and you know take care of yourself. So that's all that I'm trusting," said Sweet.

Coming back to Jackson and playing against the Braves was also a surreal moment for the Blue Wahoos center fielder, especially since he spoke with the guy who is the success story behind building two minor league baseball stadiums in the magnolia state. 

Tim Bennett, he had this blue print, and  You know I was a little kid saying what is this. And he's like we're bring up the Braves, we're starting a whole baseball thing, so it's cool to be in this park and play and it's honestly a dream come true, cause when I was little, he told me hey I'm making this park for you to play on one day," said Sweet.

Brave beat the Blue Wahoos 5-1.

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