Friday, July 29, 2016

Braves' Jenkins earns first career win

ATLANTA - Tyrell Jenkins earned his first career victory, pitching six innings and helping the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
By George Henry

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Fast start powers Phillies to win over Braves

ATLANTA - Aaron Altherr and Maikel Franco homered, Aaron Nola won for the first time in eight starts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Thursday night.
By George Henry

Braves jump out to big lead, hold on to sweep Twins

MINNEAPOLIS - Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBI as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
By Tyler Mason

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Braves trade Harrell to Rangers for prospect

The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have made their first move to get more pitching, acquiring right-handed starter Lucas Harrell and left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez from the Atlanta Braves for ...

GreenJackets return home with division lead

The Augusta GreenJackets are set for a seven-game homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium starting Thursday.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Harrell, Garcia lead Braves to victory

MINNEAPOLIS - Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the worst teams in the majors.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Griffey Jr., Piazza tearfully enter Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum three decades ago ended up in the same place Sunday - with their names etched on plaques at the Baseball ...
By John Kekis

Atlanta can't avoid sweep despite its chances to score

DENVER - Trevor Story lined his fourth homer in three games, Tyler Chatwood allowed one hit over five erratic innings and the Colorado Rockies swept the Atlanta Braves with a 7-2 win Sunday.
By Pat Graham

Saturday, July 23, 2016

White Sox ace scratched after reportedly cutting up jerseys in protest

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night after he was involved in what the team said was a "non-physical clubhouse ...
By Mike Cranston

Veterans' committees for baseball's hall are revamped

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Baseball's Hall of Fame has again revamped its veterans' committees, attempting to increase consideration for more contemporary players, managers, umpires and executives.

Augusta-area pitcher, umpire work on same field

The Augusta area was represented in a unique way on a minor league field this week when South Aiken product Taylor Widener pitched for Staten Island and former Josey player Dexter Kelley called ...
By David Lee

Friday, July 22, 2016

Griffey, Piazza took different paths to Hall induction

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to ...
By John Kekis

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Garrard speaks on Augusta baseball history

Local baseball historian Lamar Garrard spoke on Augusta's baseball history and presented his memorabilia Thursday at the Augusta-Richmond County Library.
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Homers help Reds rally past Braves

CINCINNATI - Lucas Harrell doesn't mind pitching in a hitter-friendly ballpark, figuring he can use the stadium to his advantage. That's not what happened Wed­nesday at Great American.
By Joe Kay

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Braves bounce back after blowing lead

CINCINNATI - Atlanta's bullpen blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning, but Ender Inciarte hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th that sent the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday ...
By Joe Kay

Monday, July 18, 2016

Homers carry Reds past Braves

CINCINNATI - Zack Cozart, Joey Votto and Eugenio Suarez all homered in the fourth inning as the Cincinnati Reds got the better of a matchup between the NL's two worst teams, beating the Atlanta ...
By Joe Kay

A former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals gets prison time in hacking case

HOUSTON - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and ...
By Juan A. Lozano

McCasland calls no-hitter one of his 'best baseball moments'

Augusta GreenJackets right-hander Jake McCasland threw a no-hitter over seven innings against the Delmarva Shorebirds on Sunday at Lake Olmstead Stadium, the first for the team since 2006.
By David Lee

Strasburg recaptures dominance

The Washington National's Stephen Strasburg is the first National League starting pitcher to begin a season 13-0 in more than 100 years, a recapturing of the dominance he showed early in his ...
By Stephen Whyno

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jackets' McCasland pitches no-hitter

Jake McCasland pitched his way into GreenJackets history Sunday night, throwing a no-hitter in Augusta's 1-0 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds in the second game of a doubleheader at Lake Olmstead ...

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