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Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Price is a bright spot in Jackets loss

The Lexington Legends scored four early runs to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep.
By David Lee

Reds edge Braves

CINCINNATI - Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and boosted Cincinnati's struggling offense by hitting a double and scoring the only run as the Reds ended a seven-game losing streak by ...
By Joe Kay

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Yankees retire Torre's number

NEW YORK — Joe Torre unveiled his number alongside those of 16 other retired numbers in Monument Park at the start of the ceremony. 
By Howie Rumberg

Legends ride Tenuta's arm to win over GreenJackets

Lexington Legends left-hander Matt Tenuta threw six shutout innings to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Saturday night.
By David Lee

GreenJackets coach Linden works on different side of development

Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden focuses on the mental side of professional baseball in his first season as a coach.
By David Lee

Chicago team advances to finals

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Joshua Houston survived a rocky start to pitch five innings and also brought in the tying run with a line single in the fifth to lead Chicago past Las Vegas 7-5 on Saturday.

Braves first-rounder Davidson in position to move up in 2015

Atlanta Braves 2014 first-rounder Braxton Davidson was recently assigned to short-season Danville, which puts him in position for a possible full-season move in 2015.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Upton's homer in 12th lifts Braves

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs ...
By Joe Kay

Davis makes impact around the world

Mo'ne Davis' exploits have drawn interest around the globe.
By Rusty Miller

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Upton leads Braves past Reds

CINCINNATI - The Atlanta Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
By Joe Kay

Chicago ends Davis', Philadelphia's run

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Joshua Houston had a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Chicago held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 on Thursday ...

Hickory's Demeritte flashes surprising power

Hickory Crawdads second baseman Travis Demeritte was drafted as a gap-to-gap hitter, but he has quickly developed into a power hitter, leading the league with 24 home runs.
By David Lee

Cubs win suspended game vs. Giants

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday ...

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH — Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth which set the stage for a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2.
By Nate Barnes

Mo'ne Davis' team loses to Las Vegas

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.
By John Kekis

Demeritte's big hit propels Crawdads

Hickory's Travis Demeritte doubled home two in the 10th inning to propel the Crawdads past the Augusta GreenJackets 3-1 on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Giants' protest is won

CHICAGO - The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago ...

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Marte's big hits down GreenJackets

Hickory third baseman Luis Marte's first home run of the season came at the opportune time for his team as the Crawdads beat the Augusta GreenJackets 2- 1.
By David Lee

Upton, Braves spoil McCutchen's return

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3.
By Will Graves

Chicago stays alive at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game.

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