Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

New York, South Korea to meet for title at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Michael Mancini led Endwell, N.Y., to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tenn,, in the U.S. ...

Braves prospects made strides this season

Several Atlanta Braves prospects, including Dustin Peterson, Touki Toussaint and Rio Ruiz, took big steps toward becoming major leaguers with strong seasons in the minor leagues.
By David Lee

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Tennessee team advances to U.S. title game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Zach McWilliams hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, RJ Moore struck out five in two relief innings and Goodlettsville, Tenn., beat Bowling Green, Ky., 8-4 on Thursday ...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Iowa rallies to eliminate Rhode Island

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Kaiden Dinh hit a walk-off single and Johnston, Iowa rallied past Warwick, Rhode Island 3-2 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

GreenJackets release 2017 schedule

The Augusta GreenJackets released their 2017 schedule Tuesday, featuring several holiday home games.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

New York pitcher strikes out 13 in Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Michael Mancini allowed just four hits and struck out 13 in 5 ⅓ innings to help Endwell, N.Y., beat Goodlettsville, Tenn., 3-1 on Monday in the Little League World Series.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Peterson's 10th-inning homer lifts Braves

ATLANTA - Jace Peterson hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning off Shawn Kelley, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
By George Henry

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Nationals get boost from Zimmerman's return

ATLANTA - Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to take control before holding on for an ...
By Charles Odum

Rhode Island stays alive in the Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, Pa. - Kenny Rix hit a three-run home run to lead Warwick, R.I., to an 8-0 victory over Bend, Ore., in an elimination game on Saturday in the Little League World Series.

Braves could promote prospects in September

The Atlanta Braves have a handful of call-up possibilities when rosters expand in September.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Swanson gets two hits in debut; Braves fall to Twins

ATLANTA - Kyle Gibson pitched his first nine-inning complete game and the Minnesota Twins overcame two hits from hyped prospect Dansby Swanson in his big league debut to beat the Atlanta Braves ...
By George Henry

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Braves trade Aybar, will call up Swanson

ATLANTA - Braves shortstop Erick Aybar has been traded to the Detroit Tigers, clearing a path for Alanta to call up top prospect Dansby Swanson.
By George Henry

Sunday, Aug 14, 2016

Harper doubles in return, Roark pitches Nats past Braves

WASHINGTON - Bryce Harper hit an RBI double in his return to the lineup, Tanner Roark won his fourth consecutive start and the Washington Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 9-1 on Sunday.
By Benjamin Standig

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

Nationals knock off Braves

WASHINGTON - Daniel Murphy hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, rookie Reynaldo Lopez pitched seven innings for his first major league win and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta ...
By Benjamin Standig

Platinum Sports and Complete Game hold grand opening

Platinum Sports and Complete Game held a grand opening Saturday to put on display its new training facilities in Martinez.
By David Lee

Jackson tells stories, signs book during appearance

Former professional baseball player Ransom Jackson made an appearance in Augusta on Saturday to tell stories of his playing career and sign copies of his book, Accidental Big Leaguer.
By David Lee

GreenJackets seek playoff berth with crucial series looming

The Augusta GreenJackets entered Saturday leading the South Atlantic League's Southern Division by 3 1/2 games in the second half.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Braves snap long losing streak to Nationals

WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves used home runs from Jace Peterson, Freddie Freeman and Anthony Recker to beat the Nationals 8-5 on Friday night, snapping a 14-game losing streak in Washington.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Brewers hit three HRs to back Garza, beat Braves

MILWAUKEE - Matt Garza won his third consecutive start and the Milwaukee Brewers backed him with three home runs Thursday in an 11-3 win over the Atlanta Braves.
By Andrew Gruman

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Brewers cool off Braves

MILWAUKEE - Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Chase Anderson won his third straight decision and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Wednesday night.
By Joe Totoraitis

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