Augusta GreenJackets receive several roster moves over weekend

...changed the shape of the lineup and pitching staff.Third baseman Ryder Jones, the San Francisco Giants' 2013 second-round...21 doubles and seven home runs in 91 games.The young third baseman ran out of gas around the All-Star break in June and failed...

Braves score six runs in third to get the best of Padres

...disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee. Second baseman Jedd Gyorko will come off the disabled list.Gyorko has been...since June 4 with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. Second baseman Brooks Conrad will be optioned to Triple-A El Paso.

GreenJackets fall to Grasshoppers

...GreenJackets in home runs and came into Sunday's game ranked eighth in the league in home runs.In his GreenJackets debut, third baseman Sam Mende got a hit in his first at-bat. Mende was recently promoted from Salem-Keizer, of the Class A Short Season League...

Giants call up Dan Uggla

...fresh start. The San Francisco Giants needed a healthy second baseman who could step in and produce.Both are hoping they can solve...guaranteed this season and next season.The 34-year-old second baseman has 233 career homers and a .244 average. He had five straight...

Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

...Smith has the raw power to fit the profile of a slugging first baseman who could also hit for a high batting average.Despite the...hitter Travis Demeritte has found it to be simple.The second baseman leads the South Atlantic League with 19 home runs to match...

Julio Teheran, Freddie Freeman lead Braves past Padres

...trying for a force play on Chris Johnson.San Diego third baseman Chris Nelson fell over the sliding Johnson after reaching for...scored on Johnson's groundout to third base.Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso had one hit in his return from the 15-day disabled...

Giants acquire veteran right-hander Jake Peavy from Red Sox

...It's been a busy week for Giants general manager Brian Sabean and assistant GM Bobby Evans.On Friday, they promoted second baseman Dan Uggla from Triple-A Fresno only four days after they signed him to a minor league contract Monday. Uggla was released...

GreenJackets pull out win in bottom of the ninth

...single that brought in Felix Munoz with the game's first run.With two outs in the bottom of the fourth, Augusta second baseman Cristian Paulino hit a chopper down the left-field line, scoring Tyler Horan from third and knotting the game at 1. On...

Padres rookie turns back Braves

...Padres manager Bud Black unsuccessfully challenged a call that Medica was forced out at second base in the fifth. Braves third baseman Chris Johnson bobbled Jeff Francoeur's grounder before throwing to Tommy La Stella at second. The call stood following a...

Braves release struggling Uggla

...requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over...Uggla lost his job to Tommy La Stella when the rookie second baseman was called up May 28.The Braves' patience with Uggla appeared...