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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Drive's Ball flashes talent in loss to GreenJackets

His statistics might not reflect his skills yet, but a close look at Greenville starter Trey Ball shows why he was a seventh overall pick in 2013.
By David Lee

GreenJackets walk off winner on errors

The Augusta GreenJackets scored three in the ninth on three errors by Greenville's shortstop, and Augusta won 6-5 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Egan had the talent, but lost his fire

Former Cross Creek baseball star Jon Egan never made it out of the minor leagues despite being drafted in the second round by the Boston Red Sox in 2005.
By David Lee

Braves prospect return to action from DL

Atlanta Braves prospects Mauricio Cabrera and Edward Salcedo recently returned to action at their respective levels.
By David Lee

GreenJackets' bats come alive against Drive

The GreenJackets scored six in one inning to complete a 13-9 comeback win over the Greenville Drive on Friday night.
By David Lee

Monday, June 30, 2014

GreenJackets turn to Messner for spot start duty

The Augusta GreenJackets received a career outing from left-hander Steven Messner in a win Thursday. It was just his second career start.
By David Lee

Saturday, June 28, 2014

La Stella succeeds with shortened swing

Braves rookie second baseman Tommy La Stella has made consistently solid contact in his short time in the majors so far, partly the result of a swing shortened over the past three years.
By David Lee

No-hitters hurled by Braves’ farm team

The Lynchburg Hillcats, an Atlanta Braves minor league affiliate, threw consecutive no-hitters Thursday and Friday against the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
By David Lee

Thursday, June 26, 2014

GreenJackets ride Horan's bat to win

Augusta's Tyler Horan had three hits and five RBI by the end of the fourth, and the GreenJackets rode the early hitting to a 7-0 win over the Rome Braves.
By David Lee

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Braves take two from GreenJackets

A six-run seventh inning sparked the Rome Braves to a 6-4 win over the Augusta GreenJackets in the first game. The Braves shut down the GreenJackets 4-0 in the second game.
By David Lee

Macon takes Augusta hockey team

After going dormant for a season, the Augusta Riverhawks are officially finished.
By David Lee

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Alvarado proves valuable in pen role

Augusta GreenJackets righty Carlos Alvarado has proven valuable in a long relief role in the GreenJackets bullpen.
By David Lee

Monday, June 23, 2014

Bats come to life as Jackets end skid

The Augusta GreenJackets used two big innings to break through and snap a four-game slide, beating the Rome Braves 7-5 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

GreenJackets' Kline recalls facing Gwynn

Augusta GreenJackets pitching coach Steve Kline remembers doing what most pitchers failed to accomplish in Tony Gwynn's 20 years in the major leagues.
By David Lee

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Tourists sweep GreenJackets

The Asheville Tourists shut out the Augusta GreenJackets for the third time in four games, winning 1-0 Sunday to earn the sweep.
By David Lee

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Clutch woes doom GreenJackets in loss

The Augusta GreenJackets hit into three inning-ending double plays, including two with the bases loaded, as the Asheville Tourists won 4-0 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Braves prospect pair share field in all-star game

Atlanta Braves prospects Jose Peraza and Kyle Wren bashed the Carolina League in the first half and earned starting roles for the league's all-star team this past week.
By David Lee

Jackets induct 'Stan the Fan' into Hall of Fame

The Augusta GreenJackets honored long-time fan Stan Swann by inducting him into the team's Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Predators star has tools for future

Fox Creek center fielder Darshon Broadwater used consistent contact and elite speed to put together a memorable senior season for the Predators.
By David Lee

Friday, June 20, 2014

GreenJackets waste another strong start

The Augusta GreenJackets failed to take advantage of a strong pitching effort Friday night for the second consecutive game to start the second half of the season.
By David Lee

Top headlines

Commission rejects tax jump

Seven commissioners nixed a proposed tax increase Monday that would cost a typical homeowner $70 a year, leaving the countywide millage unset with just a few days to meet state deadlines.
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