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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

BlueClaws ride lefty past GreenJackets

Lakewood left-handed Josh Taylor was a Georgia College Bobcat the last time he pitched at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Like in 2014, Taylor gave his team a win, beating Augusta 4-2 on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Orioles beat White Sox at empty stadium

BALTIMORE - In what was believed to be the first major league game played without fans in attendance, Chris Davis hit a three-run homer in a six-run first inning Wednesday and the Baltimore ...
By Todd Karpovich

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Ex-Brave sinks Atlanta

ATLANTA - Dan Uggla drove in five runs, three on a homer in the ninth inning, to help the Washington Nationals rally from the franchise's biggest deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 13-12.
By George Henry

BlueClaws scratch past GreenJackets

Lakewood's Deivi Grullon drove in all three runs and Ricardo Pinto threw seven innings of one-run ball as the BlueClaws beat the Augusta GreenJackets 3-1.
By David Lee

Augusta's Fargas continues strong hitting

Augusta GreenJackets center fielder Johneshwy Fargas enters another homestand this week on another hitting streak.
By David Lee

Orioles to play White Sox without fans

BALTIMORE - After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play in what is believed to be the first game without fans in Major League ...
By David Ginsburg

Monday, April 27, 2015

Kelly Johnson's homer helps Braves beat reeling Nationals

ATLANTA - Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth ...
By Charles Odum

Marlins cut ties with Jarrod Saltalamacchia

MIAMI - The Miami Marlins' free agent deal with catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia will be remembered as a bust after he was designated for assignment.
By Steven Wine

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Homers lead Phillies over Braves

PHILADELPHIA — For the Atlanta Braves, a road trip that could have helped turn them into NL East contenders has them headed home looking for relief.
By Dan Gelston

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Braves end losing streak

PHILADELPHIA - Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped Atlanta beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.
By Dan Gelston

Charleston's Mateo impresses early

Charleston shortstop Jorge Mateo is ranked third in the Yankees system by Baseball America for his ability to show all five tools at 19 years old.
By David Lee

Teheran battling feel for release point, fastball

Braves right-hander Julio Teheran's first four starts have been shaky due in part to a walk rate that has skyrocketed by his standards, and the cause may go back to one of the more important ...
By David Lee

Friday, April 24, 2015

Errors are costly to Atlanta Braves

Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give Philadelphia a 1-0 win on Friday night.
By Aaron Bracy

Yost insists Royals not to blame for string of fights

CHICAGO - Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not to blame for a string of fights and that opponents are mostly at fault.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Mets win 11th in a row to tie team record

NEW YORK - Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves ...
By Mike Fitzpatrick

Pete Rose allowed to take part in All-Star Game activities

NEW YORK - Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.
By Ronald Blum

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Offensive numbers up in SEC

The NCAA's new baseball - which has flatter seams than the previous version - was introduced this spring with the hope that it would increase offense. So far, it has worked.
By David Brandt

GreenJackets pound out hits to beat RiverDogs

The Augusta GreenJackets rebounded with strong hitting, including seven extra-base hits, in a 5-2 win over the Charleston RiverDogs on Wednesday.
By David Lee

Bonds' obstruction conviction thrown out

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was reversed Wednesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mets beat Braves to win ninth in row

NEW YORK - Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight game by beating the Atlanta ...
By Ben Walker
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