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Saturday, May 9, 2015

Braves show early signs of more contact

The Braves have seen a significant increase in overall contact and contact within the strike zone so far this season, and they rank third in the majors in both categories.
By David Lee

Buxton finding rhythm

Chattanooga center fielder Byron Buxton, considered arguably the top prospect in baseball, is coming off a recent hot stretch that reminded the industry not to sleep on the five-tool talent.
By David Lee

Friday, May 8, 2015

Braves' Miller continues transformation

Braves right-hander Shelby Miller began throwing a two-seamer with sink and tail late in 2014, and he's using it to his full advantage so far in his first season with Atlanta.
By David Lee

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Swinney among Clemson coaches at Aiken County Prowl and Growl

The Aiken County Clemson Club held its annual Prowl and Growl at Aiken Technical College on Thursday, featuring coaches Dabo Swinney and Brad Brownell, and athletic director Dan Radakovich.
By David Lee

Vaughn Taylor Championship returns to Jones Creek

The E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf will be July 12-16 at Jones Creek Golf Club.
By David Lee

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Wolfpack make adjustments, sweep Grizzlies

Greenbrier made the necessary adjustments against two heavy curveball throwers to beat Creekview 3-1 and 14-3 on Wednesday, advancing to the third round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.
By David Lee

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Arenado slugs way to league award

Augusta GreenJackets third baseman Jonah Arenado has been on a tear over the past 13 games, resulting in the South Atlantic League's Player of the Week award.
By David Lee

Monday, May 4, 2015

Augusta bullpen woes continue in loss

The Augusta GreenJackets gave up three runs between the ninth and 10th as the Delmarva Shorebirds won 4-3 in 10 innings Monday night.
By David Lee

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Grimes leads Shorebirds past GreenJackets

Delmarva's Matthew Grimes, a Georgia Tech product, threw five one-hit innings before allowing three runs in the sixth, leading the Shorebirds to a 5-3 win over the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday.
By David Lee

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Delmarva halts Augusta rally to win

Delmarva gave up four runs in the ninth before shutting the door on a last-minute rally to beat Augusta 11-10 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

Foltynewicz throws well in Braves debut

Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz threw five good innings in his Atlanta debut Friday, allowing two earned and three total runs.
By David Lee

Tocci shows improved bat in repeat trip

Lakewood center fielder Carlos Tocci is ranked fifth in the Phillies system for his speed and defense, but a third consecutive trip to the South Atlantic League is starting to bear fruit for the ...
By David Lee

Friday, May 1, 2015

Knights come up big to beat Grangers

Evans received big performances in the biggest spots of its season to beat LaGrange 6-2 on Friday to advance to the second round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.
By David Lee

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Evans, LaGrange split playoff doubleheader

Evans and LaGrange split a doubleheader in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs Thursday night, forcing a must-win third game to advance.
By David Lee

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

BlueClaws ride lefty past GreenJackets

Lakewood left-handed Josh Taylor was a Georgia College Bobcat the last time he pitched at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Like in 2014, Taylor gave his team a win, beating Augusta 4-2 on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Talented pitchers lead playoff-bound teams

Westside's Jonathan Jahn, Greenbrier's Nick Sandlin and Evans' Kyle Anderson are three of the more talented area pitchers, and all three are set to begin playoff runs this week.
By David Lee

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BlueClaws scratch past GreenJackets

Lakewood's Deivi Grullon drove in all three runs and Ricardo Pinto threw seven innings of one-run ball as the BlueClaws beat the Augusta GreenJackets 3-1.
By David Lee

Augusta's Fargas continues strong hitting

Augusta GreenJackets center fielder Johneshwy Fargas enters another homestand this week on another hitting streak.
By David Lee

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Charleston's Mateo impresses early

Charleston shortstop Jorge Mateo is ranked third in the Yankees system by Baseball America for his ability to show all five tools at 19 years old.
By David Lee

Teheran battling feel for release point, fastball

Braves right-hander Julio Teheran's first four starts have been shaky due in part to a walk rate that has skyrocketed by his standards, and the cause may go back to one of the more important ...
By David Lee
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Bus crash kills child

BEECH ISLAND -- One Greendale Elementary School pupil was killed and another was injured this morning in a school bus accident involving a tractor trailer at Beech Island Avenue and Scarborough ...
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