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Saturday, Aug 10, 2013

Publication honors two GreenJackets

Baseball America released its annual lists of best tools in each level of the minors as voted on by managers and coaches. Two Augusta GreenJackets made the list for the South Atlantic League.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Vote Tuesday on North Augusta stadium development

The Aiken County school board will vote Tuesday on a Tax Incremental Finance district needed to fund a proposed North Augusta riverfront development.
By Meg Mirshak

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013

GreenJackets' streak is over

In Greensboro, N.C., the Augusta GreenJackets' winning streak ended at 11 games on Thursday night, one short of tying the second-longest streak in franchise history.
By Staff Reports

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013

Jackets make it 11 in a row

In Rome, Ga., the Augusta GreenJackets held on to beat the Rome Braves 7-6 on Wednesday afternoon for their 11th consecutive victory.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013

Augusta GreenJackets win 10th in a row

In Rome, Ga., the Augusta GreenJackets scored three times in the 12th inning to beat the Rome Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night for their 10th consecutive victory.

Monday, Aug 5, 2013

Payne wants to finish strong for GreenJackets

Shawn Payne is treating his demotion to Augusta this season as yet another opportunity to improve on his game and get better.
By David Lee

Sunday, Aug 4, 2013

GreenJackets extend winning streak

Entering the week, the Augusta GreenJackets faced the tall task of playing nine games in seven days. They turned the tough schedule into a team-best winning streak.
By David Lee

Homers help Jackets sweep

Augusta GreenJackets third baseman Mitch Delfino did his best to turn the lights out at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 3, 2013

Jackets walk-off on towering home run

Mitch Delfino launched a walk-off home run off the light pole in left field as the GreenJackets beat the Charleston RiverDogs 3-2 in 12 innings in the first game of a doubleheader.
By David Lee

Ex-GreenJacket makes return to majors

Colorado Rockies infielder Charlie Culberson, a former Augusta GreenJacket, was called up to the team July 29, his second stint in the majors.
By David Lee

Jackets catchers work on framing pitches

Pitch framing, which is a catcher's ability to present a pitch well to the umpire and making sure a strike is indeed called a strike, is one of the most-studied details in baseball right now.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 2, 2013

GreenJackets blank RiverDogs

Augusta GreenJackets right-hander Chris Stratton has produced better numbers against left-handed batters this season, but he was equally effective Friday night.
By David Lee

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013

Augusta GreenJackets secure day sweep

The Augusta GreenJackets picked up a suspended game from July 7 and won 2-0, followed by a 5-4 win over the Charleston RiverDogs in the second game at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

GreenJackets knock off Braves

After roping three balls with nothing to show for it the previous night, Augusta's Mitch Delfino finally found a hole and came up with two big runs.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

First baseman breaks out of funk in GreenJackets' win

First baseman Joey Rapp broke out of a small funk with a homer as the Augusta GreenJackets beat the Rome Braves 2-1 on Tuesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Monday, July 29, 2013

Rome's Sims shines against Augusta

The Augusta GreenJackets mounted a comeback in the final innings against against visiting Rome on Monday, but it would not be quite enough.
By David Lee

Defense has been key for GreenJackets

Solid defensive play has allowed to the Augusta GreenJackets to keep their record on the winning side of the win-loss column this season.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 27, 2013

GreenJackets drop two in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Savannah Sand Gnats swept a doubleheader from the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday, winning the first game 3-2 and the second 3-1.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

GreenJackets game at Savannah postponed

Thursday's game between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Augusta GreenJackets was postponed because of unplayable field conditions at Savannah's Grayson Stadium.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

GreenJackets pound out 23 hits in win

The Augusta GreenJackets recorded a season-high 23 hits in a 10-3 win over the Tourists at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

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Augusta pensioners eye benefit increase

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