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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Baseball's 1941 season proved important to nation

The 1941 baseball season became legendary for two individual achievements that haven't been matched since.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Harrell sharp in Braves' rout of Marlins

ATLANTA - Making his first major league start in more than two years, Lucas Harrell allowed one run in six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Jose Fernandez and the Miami Marlins 9-1 on Saturday.
By Charles Odum

GreenJackets' Severns to work Fort Bragg field

Augusta GreenJackets groundskeeper Zach Severns will be a part of the grounds crew working the field at Fort Bragg for the historic Sunday night game between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.
By David Lee

Braves make splash with Maitan signing

The Atlanta Braves made the biggest splash of the July 2 signing period this year by signing top international prospect Kevin Maitan for $4.25 million.
By David Lee

Pitcher Fernandez delivers clutch hit for Marlins

ATLANTA - Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, making the first pinch-hit appearance of his career, drove in the go-ahead run with a two-run double in the 12th inning, helping the Marlins beat the ...
By George Henry

Friday, July 1, 2016

Coastal Carolina validates program

Coastal Carolina's College World Series victory brought validation for a baseball program that ranks eighth in wins since 2000 but until this year couldn't break through to make the College World ...
By Eric Olson

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Indians blank Braves for 12th win a row

ATLANTA - Danny Salazar threw seven innings, Lonnie Chisenhall hit his second homer of the series and Cleveland stretched its winning streak to 12 games by beating the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on ...
By Charles Odum

Asheville's highly-ranked Rodgers visits Augusta

Asheville infielder Brendan Rodgers became the first prospect drafted third overall to visit Lake Olmstead Stadium since 2011 when he played Tuesday-Wednesday.
By David Lee

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Coastal Carolina forces deciding game

OMAHA, Neb. — Connor Owings' bloop RBI single sparked a three-run eighth inning, and Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 on Tuesday night to send the College World Series finals to a ...
By Eric Olson

Indians top Braves for 11th win in a row

ATLANTA - Carlos Santana hit a tie-breaking single in Cleveland's three-run ninth inning, Corey Kluber allowed only three hits in eight innings and the Indians beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on ...
By Charles Odum

Monday, June 27, 2016

Indians winning streak now at 10 after routing Braves

ATLANTA - Lonnie Chisenhall hit a three-run homer, Trevor Bauer gave up two runs in six innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 on Monday night for their 10th consecutive win.
By Charles Odum

Wildcats blank Chanticleers in Game 1 of finals

OMAHA, Neb. - JC Cloney pitched a four-hitter and Ryan Aguilar drove in two runs, leading Arizona to a 3-0 victory over Coastal Carolina in Game 1 of the College World Series finals on Monday night.
By Eric Olson

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Braves salvage series split with Mets

ATLANTA - Bud Norris threw seven scoreless innings, Freddie Freeman and Adonis Garcia homered, and Atlanta beat Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets 5-2 on Sunday.
By Charles Odum

GreenJackets return home after series win

The Augusta GreenJackets return home to play host to the Asheville Tourists today-Wednesday after winning a series over the Columbia Fireflies to start the second half.
By David Lee

Coastal Carolina, Arizona to meet in unlikely CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - The College World Series championship comes down to Coastal Carolina and Arizona - two teams that were not expected to even make it to Omaha, let alone the finals.
By Eric Olson

North Augusta to pay in Project Jackson suit

City Administrator Todd Glover has said the city spent about $250,000 fighting the suit. 
By James Folker

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Chanticleers to play for title in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. - Tyler Chadwick homered and doubled, Alex Cunningham pitched 6⅓ solid innings, and surprising Coastal Carolina reached the College World Series finals with a 7-5 victory over Texas ...

Johnson's homer lifts Mets over Braves

ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Kelly Johnson lined a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night.
By Charles Odum

Braves draft picks receive pro assignments

Many new draft picks are receiving their first professional assignments as Minor League Baseball's second half begins.
By David Lee

Friday, June 24, 2016

Coastal Carolina staves off elimination again

OMAHA, Neb. - Andrew Beckwith pitched his second consecutive complete game and set a school record with his nation-leading 14th win, and Coastal Carolina stayed alive in the College World Series ...

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