Stories by Billy Byler

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

GreenJackets edge Braves

Ryan Cavan drove in two runs on two doubles as the Augusta GreenJackets knocked off the Rome Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By Billy Byler

Braves silence GreenJackets' bats

Chris Heston suffered his fourth loss in five starts and Augusta's bats came up short once again as the GreenJackets lost to the Rome Braves 8-4 on Tuesday night.
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

GreenJackets lose to Rome

By Billy Byler

Jackets' bats don't match good pitching

Augusta GreenJackets manager Dave Machemer accepted a birthday cake, song and cheers from fans after Monday night's game at Lake Olmstead Stadium. He just wished he could have given the fans a win.
By Billy Byler

GreenJackets' Wheeler on disabled list

Augusta GreenJackets pitcher Zack Wheeler, the San Francisco Giants' first-round draft pick from a year ago, appears to have made his last professional start before turning 20.
By Billy Byler

Monday, May 24, 2010

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Greensboro pitcher will be honored for his heroics

A South Atlantic League pitcher who thwarted an attempted robbery in a Wal-Mart parking lot earlier this season will be honored at a Greensboro Grasshoppers game today.
By Billy Byler

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Team goes for young coach

At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, RiverHawks owner Bob introduced 29-year-old Brad Ralph as the first head coach of the new hockey team.
By Billy Byler

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Augusta completes sweep of Savannah

The Savannah Sand Gnats finally pushed a run across Wednesday night in the top of the second, but that's all they got in a 3-1 GreenJackets' victory
By Billy Byler

Ralph is RiverHawks hockey coach

Brad Ralph, less than two years removed from his playing days, was announced today Augusta Riverhawks' first head hockey coach.
By Billy Byler

GreenJackets record another shutout

Augusta starter Zack Wheeler and reliever Mitch Lively combined for nine scoreless innings, as the GreenJackets ran their shutout streak to 36 innings in a victory over Savannah.
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Ex-Lynx to coach new team

A source says former Augusta Lynx player Brad Ralph will be introduced Wednesday as the coach of the Augusta RiverHawks hockey team.
By Billy Byler

Jackets repeat shutout

Jeremy Toole threw four no-hit innings, and Chris Dominguez stole home in a 3-0 Augusta GreenJackets win over the Savannah Sand Gnats.
By Billy Byler

Monday, May 17, 2010

GreenJackets' marathon makes for tired catcher

Sunday's game set a season high in Augusta for number of innings and length of time played, but it wasn't the longest game in the stadium's history.
By Billy Byler

Sunday, May 16, 2010

GreenJackets win 18-inning marathon 1-0

The four-hour, 35-minute game featured 11 pitchers, and Augusta and Savannah combined to leave 32 runners on base.
By Billy Byler
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