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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Braves back Toussaint to beat GreenJackets

Recently-acquired Braves right-hander Touki Toussaint allowed three runs in five innings and Rome backed him early to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 8-6 on Thursday night.
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

GreenJackets ride Young, Garcia to win

Augusta's Pat Young and Aramis Garcia did much of the damage to lead the GreenJackets to a 9-5 win over the Rome Braves on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Intimidators sweep GreenJackets in doubleheader

The Kannapolis Intimidators used strong pitching and clutch hitting to sweep a Tuesday doubleheader from the Augusta GreenJackets.
By David Lee

Gage flashes potential in start

Augusta GreenJackets left-hander Matt Gage has established himself as a natural strike-thrower, and a recent start against Kannapolis showed his potential when he commands his stuff.
By David Lee

Monday, July 6, 2015

Big inning lifts GreenJackets past Intimidators

The Augusta GreenJackets scored six runs in the second inning to beat the Kannapolis Intimidators 7-3 on Sunday night.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Almonte's near no-no lifts Intimidators past GreenJackets

Kannapolis right-hander Yency Almonte finished one out shy of a no-hitter as the Intimidators beat the Augusta GreenJackets 1-0 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Braves' Banuelos impresses in debut

Atlanta Braves left-hander Manny Banuelos shut down the Washington Nationals in his major league debut Thursday.
By David Lee

Braves sign two during international period

The Atlanta Braves signed Dominicans Derian Cruz and Cristian Pache during the July 2 international signing period.
By David Lee

Friday, July 3, 2015

Baseball's scouting scale has deep roots

The scouting scale has been used for years to evaluate and project a baseball player's abilities, and it's a way to tell a unique version of the stars' impact on the game.
By David Lee

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Braves' Simmons improving at plate

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons is improving at the plate in his third full season under a new contact philosophy.
By David Lee

Braves' Toussaint to make system debut

The Atlanta Braves' newest addition to their farm system, right-hander Touki Toussaint, is set to make his team debut for Rome against the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday.
By David Lee

Friday, June 26, 2015

Peterson plays above grades with Braves

Braves second baseman Jace Peterson entered his first season in Atlanta with evaluation grades that centered on a utility future. Instincts and aptitude are pushing his play past those grades.
By David Lee

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

GreenJackets look to keys for second half

The Augusta GreenJackets finished fourth in the South Atlantic League Southern Division first-half race, but getting production from key players could help them turn the corner in the second half.
By David Lee

Monday, June 22, 2015

Cain returns to baseball from major operations

Augusta GreenJackets outfielder Andrew Cain underwent multiple major surgeries and experienced a big weight loss before battling his way back to a baseball career.
By David Lee

Garcia heads GreenJackets All-Stars

The Augusta GreenJackets will send four to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday in Asheville, including their top-ranked prospect, catcher Aramis Garcia.
By David Lee

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sand Gnats sweep GreenJackets

The Savannah Sand Gnats used a strong outing by Casey Meisner to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 8-5 on Sunday to clinch the South Atlantic League Southern Division first-half title.
By David Lee

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Sand Gnats edge GreenJackets

GreenJackets lefty Mark Reyes had another impressive outing but was outdone by Savannah's Ricky Knapp as the Sand Gnats beat the GreenJackets 1-0 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Braves' Wisler impresses in debut

Atlanta Braves right-handed pitching prospect Matt Wisler impressed over eight innings in his major league debut Friday night, earning the win against the New York Mets.
By David Lee

Rome Braves' Sanchez returns strong from DL

Atlanta Braves pitching prospect Ricardo Sanchez is throwing with more velocity and better results since coming off the Rome disabled list recently.
By David Lee

Friday, June 19, 2015

Sand Gnats eliminate GreenJackets

The Augusta GreenJackets entered the final series of the first half needing a sweep for a potential first-half title, but the Savannah Sand Gnats claimed the series opener 6-4 on Friday night to ...
By David Lee
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