Gomes backs Miller's sharp outing as Braves take series from Blue Jays

TORONTO - Jonny Gomes drove in four runs to back Shelby Miller, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Sunday.
By Ian Harrison

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Fargas opens eyes early in GreenJackets season

Augusta GreenJackets center fielder Johneshwy Fargas entered the weekend hitting .300 with eight stolen bases while showing solid tools across the board.
By David Lee

Braves lose their first road game of season

Josh Donaldson went deep for the third time in two days, belting a leadoff shot in the 10th inning that lifted the Blue Jays to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.

Braves teen Albies turns heads

Rome Braves 18-year-old shortstop Ozhaino Albies has created a buzz with an all-around game that has led more than one source to call him the best prospect in Atlanta's system.
By David Lee

Revived Johnson benefits Braves

Braves reliever Jim Johnson has shown some of the best stuff of his career through the first 6 1/3 innings this season, giving Atlanta a solid setup option to Jason Grilli.
By David Lee

Friday, April 17, 2015

Braves turn to timely hits to beat GreenJackets

Rome third baseman Jordan Edgerton had two clutch hits late to lead the Braves past the Augusta GreenJackets 6-3 on Friday night.
By David Lee

Braves outlast Blue Jays in slugest

TORONTO - Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes had a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman added a two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Friday night
By Ian Harrison

Cubs' Bryant hitless in debut

CHICAGO - Kris Bryant had such a Chicago Cubs-like start to his major league career.
By Brian Sandalow

Thursday, April 16, 2015

GreenJackets blank Braves in home opener

A combination of three arms gave the Augusta GreenJackets a three-hit effort in a 1-0 win over the Rome Braves on Thursday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

GreenJackets open season

The 27th consecutive season of professional baseball officially began Thursday when the Augusta GreenJackets played host to the Rome Braves at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

GreenJackets face Braves in home opener

The Augusta GreenJackets will take on the Rome Braves in today's home opener at 7:05 p.m.
By David Lee

Marlins beat Braves again

ATLANTA - Dan Haren gave up three hits in seven innings, Adeiny Hechavarria went 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday.
By George Henry

GreenJackets home season now open

The Augusta GreenJackets will play host to the Rome Braves on April 16 in the team's home opener to kick off its 27th season.
By David Lee

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Marlins cool off Braves

ATLANTA- Giancarlo Stanton broke out of a slump with three hits and four RBI, Dee Gordon and Ichiro Suzuki each scored two runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Mets' fans show signs of their disgust in billboards

NEW YORK - A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club's owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday's home opener, it was greeted by ...
By Ronald Blum

Major league offense still stuck in neutral

Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.
By Ronald Blum

Sweep of Seminoles pushes Irish past last year's win total

Notre Dame is coming off its biggest baseball weekend in a decade, maybe longer.
By Eric Olson

Braves outlast rain, Marlins in series opener

ATLANTA - Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking single in Atlanta's two-run fifth inning and the Braves held off Miami in the ninth inning to beat the Marlins 3-2 on Monday night in a game slowed by ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, April 13, 2015

Major League Baseball notes

Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is investigating four recent positive tests for the steroid Stanozolol along "the same model" as its 2013 Biogenesis probe.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Braves dealt first loss

ATLANTA - Bartolo Colon helped himself with his first RBI in a decade, Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the New York Mets beat
By Charles Odum
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