Jace Peterson plays above grades in first season with Braves

...providing the most impact now and in the immediate future: second baseman Jace Peterson.As a prospect in the San Diego Padres system...play, because Atlanta sees Peterson as the potential second baseman of the present and future."I want to do better and get better...

Atlanta's third base alternative

...totals on two third basemen and a third capable third baseman in one day's work...among 2014 third basemen; Sandoval ranked 14th...for a Braves third baseman since the combination...2002, Braves third basemen were below average...

Pirates start fast, hand Braves fifth loss in a row

...Atlanta in the third, but Marte scored on a delayed double steal <0x2014> helped by a botched throw home from first baseman Joey Terdoslavich <0x2014> to make it 6-1.Morton's control abandoned him in the seventh. Two singles and...

Ryne Sandburg resigns as Phillies manager

...55-year-old Sandberg was drafted by the Phillies in 1978, but was traded to the Chicago Cubs where he became a Hall of Fame second baseman.The Phillies gave Sandberg his first managerial job in the majors in August 2013 after they fired Charlie Manuel, who led...

Braves' Andrelton Simmons seeing offensive improvements under new philosophy

...He's doing it a different way this time, however, by finding outfield holes with line drives. FREEMAN UPDATE: First baseman Freddie Freeman received a platelet-rich-plasma injection in his right wrist this past week as he waits for the bone bruise...

Braves put Freddie Freeman on 15-day DL

WASHINGTON - First baseman Freddie Freeman was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday because of a bruised right wrist.Freeman...

Braves notebook

...RBI from his trio of first basemen - B.J. Surhoff, Wes Helms...produced by National League first basemen are .248, six home runs and...run and one RBI as a first baseman. Helms is batting .189 with...RBI produced by Braves first basemen this season belong to Surhoff...

Braves notebook

...Robinson or Ron Santo. The only two third basemen in major league history to post five straight...with 101 RBI. "Of all the great third basemen who have played the game, I would have...stick and a bigger glove. The second baseman, who very quietly has hit .282 since...

Tigers top Deacons in game of offense

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Clemson first basemen Andy D'Alessio went 3-for-6 with a three-run homer and six RBI as the Tigers rallied from an seven-run deficit to get...

Aiken Post 26 begins defending state title in playoffs

...fielder Adam Herndon (batting over .600), shortstop/second basemen Charlie Stanley (16 stolen bases), catcher Josh Miller (batting .600), right fielder Kyle Langley (20 RBI), third basemen Chris Wolf (only one error) and pitcher Josh Moyer (5-1...

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