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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Hickory's Demeritte flashes surprising power

Hickory Crawdads second baseman Travis Demeritte was drafted as a gap-to-gap hitter, but he has quickly developed into a power hitter, leading the league with 24 home runs.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Demeritte's big hit propels Crawdads

Hickory's Travis Demeritte doubled home two in the 10th inning to propel the Crawdads past the Augusta GreenJackets 3-1 on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Marte's big hits down GreenJackets

Hickory third baseman Luis Marte's first home run of the season came at the opportune time for his team as the Crawdads beat the Augusta GreenJackets 2- 1.
By David Lee

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Jackets have new faces, same expectations

North Augusta enters the season with new head coach Brian Thomas and several changes at key positions, but expectations remain high.
By David Lee

Aiken looks to continue progression

Aiken is coming off a one-win season, but Brian Neal is continuing to put a stamp on the program as he enters his second year as head coach.
By David Lee

GreenJackets rely on Smith's progression

Augusta GreenJackets reliever Jake Smith is second in the SAL in appearances while recording a 2.53 ERA in 57 innings.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Former GreenJackets Moss, Lester are teammates

After being draft classmates and playing for the Augusta GreenJackets in subsequent years, Brandon Moss and Jon Lester are now teammates for the Oakland Athletics.
By David Lee

Twins top prospect Buxton suffers concussion

Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton, drafted second overall in 2012 out of Baxley, Ga., suffered a concussion during an outfield collision Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Augusta's Mella returns to mound for rehab

GreenJackets starting pitcher Keury Mella, who has been on the disabled list since June, emerged with short-season Salem-Keizer.
By David Lee

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

GreenJackets fall late in rain-shortened game

The Savannah Sand Gnats scored three late runs to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 6-4 in a rain-shortened game Sunday.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

GreenJackets split doubleheader

The Augusta GreenJackets and Savannah Sand Gnats split a Saturday doubleheader behind late runs.
By David Lee

Pacers product Grover earns promotion

USC Aiken product Taylor Grover recently received a promotion to Advanced-A Salem after throwing 45-plus innings for Class-A Greenville.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

GreenJackets postponed Friday

The second game of the series between the Augusta GreenJackets and Savannah Sand Gnats was postponed Friday because of rain. The two teams will play a doubleheader Saturday starting at 5:05 p.m.
By David Lee

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Augusta GreenJackets score dramatic comeback win

A late rally sparked one of Augusta's biggest comebacks this season, and the GreenJackets completed it in dramatic fashion Thursday night.
By David Lee

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

GreenJackets lose most consistent hitter Horan among moves

The San Francisco Giants outfielder Tyler Horan to Advanced-A San Jose this past week. Horan had been the Augusta GreenJackets' most reliable bat this season.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Former GreenJacket Duffy makes debut

Ex-GreenJacket Matt Duffy made his major league debut for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, going 1 for 4 with an RBI in a win over the New York Mets.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Giella signs to play at Clemson

Augusta Christian offensive lineman Zach Giella signed his letter of intent Friday to play football at Clemson.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

GreenJackets manufacture runs to beat Grasshoppers

The Augusta GreenJackets manufactured runs and backed a good outing from Joan Gregorio to beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 8-5 on Tuesday night.
By David Lee

Durr, Martin share bond over years

Asia Durr, ranked by ESPN as the top girls point guard in the 2015 class, built a connection early in her life with coach Lanny Martin. The two are together for one more summer tournament.
By David Lee

Monday, July 28, 2014

GreenJackets catcher continues hot streak

As Augusta catcher Ty Ross' bat has warmed with the weather in his first full professional season, the Louisiana State University product had his hottest game yet Monday night.
By David Lee
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