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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Braves-Cubs game washed out

CHICAGO - Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had no issues with the quick postponement of Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs.

Braves promote Albies, Swanson to higher levels

The Atlanta Braves assigned shortstops Ozzie Albies and Dansby Swanson to higher levels within the minor league system Saturday.
By David Lee

Friday, April 29, 2016

Szczur's grand slam carries Cubs over Braves

The Atlanta Braves (5-18) wasted Freddie Freeman's solo home run and a strong rookie pitching performance from Aaron Blair, as Matt Szczur's eighth-inning grand slam led to a 6-1 loss to the ...
By Sam Fiske

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Braves end eight-game losing streak

BOSTON - The Atlanta Braves ended an eight-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Thursday night as Nick Markakis had three singles, a double and three RBI.
By Doug Alden

Chicago teams have best records in baseball

Don't start planning the parade just yet, but the teams with the two best records in the game through Thursday just happen to call Chicago home.
By Andrew Seligman

Famed columnist Sherrod dies at age 96

Blackie Sherrod, the longtime Texas sports writer revered for his dry wit, died Thursday afternoon at his Dallas home after a week in hospice care, wife Joyce Sherrod told The Dallas Morning News. ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Baseball clinic for kids part of My Brother's Keeper initiative

Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis is taking the My Brother's Keeper initiative to Jaguar Field. Davis and the Augusta University Jaguars are holding a free baseball clinic and game day activities for ...
By Susan McCord

Lack of power has Braves reeling

ATLANTA - The homerless drought is finally over for the Atlanta Braves. Still, the team's struggles to hit the long ball have led to its dismal start.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Red Sox, Price handle Braves

David Price matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, Shaw hit a three-run homer in the first and drove in five runs and the Boston Red Sox beat Atlanta 11-4 on Tuesday night.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Bradley's HR helps Porcello, Red Sox beat Braves

ATLANTA — Rick Porcello combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, Jackie Bradley Jr. hit his first homer and the Boston Red Sox shut out Atlanta 1-0 on Monday night.
By Charles Odum

GreenJackets set for homestand

The Augusta GreenJackets will play host to the Kannapolis Intimidators and Greensboro Grasshoppers over a weeklong homestand starting Tuesday.
By David Lee

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Blair fares well but can't help Braves avoid sweep

ATLANTA - Aaron Blair gave the Atlanta Braves a chance to win in his major league debut. That's at least more than some of their pitchers have done so far this season.
By Matt Winklejohn

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Swanson pounds Carolina League early

Atlanta Braves top prospect Dansby Swanson is pounding the Class-A Advanced Carolina League to the tune of .344 with 10 extra-base hits, nine RBI, nine walks and four stolen bases through 16 games.
By David Lee

Adams is being hailed as baseball's inventor

A newly verified set of documents, titled "Laws of Base Ball," indicate that Daniel Lucius "Doc" Adams was the inventor of baseball.
By Andrew Dalton

Friday, April 22, 2016

Braves say don't call an error on Turner Field infield yet

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves say it's too early to judge the condition of the playing field at Turner Field, which holds a big early lead for having the most errors for any stadium in the majors.
By Charles Odum

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Jake Arrieta tosses second career no-hitter as Cubs rout Reds

CINCINNATI - Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night.
By Joe Kay

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Bickford, Fried show potential

Augusta's Phil Bickford and Rome's Max Fried flashed their high ceilings as pitching prospects over five innings each Wednesday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Suddenly-hot Braves win fourth in a row

ATLANTA - Tyler Flowers went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs, Mallex Smith had three RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Tuesday night.
By George Henry

Monday, April 18, 2016

Marshall leads GreenJackets past Braves

The Augusta GreenJackets backed a strong outing from Mac Marshall to beat the Rome Braves 5-2 on Monday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Jackets' Dobson leads league in homers

Augusta GreenJackets first baseman Dillon Dobson's hot start through the first 11 games had him leading the South Atlantic League in home runs with four entering Monday.
By David Lee

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