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Braves continue to sink in second half

...Field.Hector Olivera, the Braves' lone bright spot Wednesday, drove in two runs on his first career hit. The Cuban third baseman, acquired from the Dodgers in a three-team trade, gave Atlanta its only lead at 3-2 in the third.As the Braves prepare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-02/braves-continue-sink-sec
Hector Olivera hitless in Braves debut

...Tosca, Eddie Perez and Jose Castro - and coaching assistant Horacio Ramirez. In addition, Olivera is close to Braves third baseman Adonis Garcia, another former player on the Cuban national team."It's only going to make it that much better for me because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-01/hector-olivera-hitless-b
Cubs' Jake Arrieta continues to climb

...scorer.Jerry White charged Starlin Castro with an error when Kike Hernandez reached on a one-hopper hit right at the second baseman in the third, although several players on both sides believed it should have been ruled a hit.Arrieta thought so, too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-31/cubs-jake-arrieta-contin
Faulkner makes major league debut

...in the sixth and runners on first and second. San Diego Padres outfielder Travis Jankowski hit a sharp ground ball to third baseman Adrian Beltre, who booted it for an error to load the bases. Faulkner got ahead of Yangervis Solarte, 0-2, but Solarte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-09-01/faulkner-mak
Rookie Luis Severino leads Yankees over Braves

...led off the game with a bloop double that fell behind third baseman Adonis Garcia. Ellsbury moved to third on Brett Gardner's...starts at Turner Field.Manager Joe Girardi says he hopes first baseman Mark Teixeira, who is recovering from a bruised right shin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/rookie-luis-severino-lea
Cubs' Jake Arrieta tosses no-hitter against Dodgers

...benefit of a close call for the official scorer in the third inning, when Kike Hernandez reached on a fielding error by second baseman Starlin Castro.Hernandez hit a one-hopper at Castro, who tried to play it on the short hop as the ball bounced off him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/cubs-jake-arrieta-tosses
Japan tops Pennsylvania for Little League World Series title

...of the third. Braden Kolmansberger hit the ball over the head of Japan's center fielder and eventually scored when third baseman Koki Jo could not handle a slow roller by Henline. Tokyo had not won by more than two runs all tournament and had won its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/japan-tops-pennsylvania-
Braves contact approach at plate is working

...in the middle. The next step is to find that middle production. ROSTERS EXPAND: The Braves are expected to call up third baseman Hector Olivera when rosters expand Tuesday.Olivera, acquired in the Alex Wood trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, remains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/braves-contact-approach-
Pennsylvania is behind Little League World Series team

...said they sounded like "my mother when she's mad.""They're mean, they were really rude," added pitcher/first baseman Zack Mack. "They complained a lot."But Peifer said playing in front of that crowd is not easy for the home team either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-28/pennsylvania-behind-litt
Yankees clobber Braves, complete sweep

...combined seven while losing three of the past four games of a 5-5 homestand."They just kicked our butts," Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman said. "The whole series. ... That's what that lineup is capable of doing."After the Braves cut the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/yankees-clobber-braves-c