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IMG Academy alumnus Tyler Pastornicky homers, drives in four against Phillies

IMG Academy alumnus had a standout performance for the Atlanta Braves today with a homer and 4 RBIs

It has been a huge week for IMG Academy alumni in Major League Baseball - at least against the Phillies. Earlier this week, the class of 2009's J.R. Murphy went 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run and a double in a preseason loss to the Phillies. Today, the class of 2008's Tyler Pastornicky went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for the Atlanta Braves. 

From the Atlanta Braves site on

Maholm, making his second spring start, allowed six hits, five runs, two walks and struck out two in 2 2/3 innings.

Tyler Pastornicky was the bright spot on offense, going 2-for-5 with four RBIs, including a three-run homer in the seventh.

To see video highlights of Pastornicky's big day, follow the links below: 

VIDEO: Pastornicky blasts three-run shot in the seventh.

VIDEO: Pastornicky hits RBI single in the third inning to get Atlanta on the board.