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Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Midland Valley's offensive core grows year older

Midland Valley returns its offensive core that produced 28 points per game last season. With a more experienced defense, expectations are higher for the Mustangs.
By David Lee

Price is a bright spot in Jackets loss

The Lexington Legends scored four early runs to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Legends ride Tenuta's arm to win over GreenJackets

Lexington Legends left-hander Matt Tenuta threw six shutout innings to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

GreenJackets coach Linden works on different side of development

Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden focuses on the mental side of professional baseball in his first season as a coach.
By David Lee

Richmond Academy faces tough schedule

Richmond Academy is returning several skill players to make up a good core, but a tough schedule from a different classification won't do the team any favors.
By David Lee

Braves first-rounder Davidson in position to move up in 2015

Atlanta Braves 2014 first-rounder Braxton Davidson was recently assigned to short-season Danville, which puts him in position for a possible full-season move in 2015.
By David Lee

Support draws Thomas to North Augusta

New North Augusta head football coach Brian Thomas said the town's support of the program was a big draw for him as he left a successful team in North Carolina.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Busby's field goal lifts Jackets past Panthers

Blake Busby kicked a 38-yard field goal as time expired to give North Augusta a thrilling 12-10 win over Lakeside in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
By David Lee

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
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