What Is It?

...Oldsmobile liked to take the GM bodies and really dress them up. Sometimes it was a bit over the top, but they were eye catchers. My cousin had a 1957 88 hardtop that was really something to catch your eye."Walker Mobley: "This week's What Is It...

Old-fashioned 'base ball' is a big hit with players

...Park shows something isn't quite right. They're pitching underhand. No one is using a batting helmet, fielding glove or catcher's mask. And what's up with those floppy hats and groomed mustaches?"Striker to the line!" bellows a man wearing a...

Mets take care of Braves

...second out of the eighth. Braves right fielder Jason Heyward missed his second consecutive game with a bruised left thumb. Catcher Evan Gattis, sidelined the past 10 games with strep throat and a kidney stone, grounded out as a pinch hitter in the fifth...

Dream 16: North Augusta's Trib Reece ready to lead team

...with a strong arm and game-breaking receivers. He's a senior now, a veteran working with talented but inexperienced pass catchers."Back then, it was so easy," he said. "I didn't have to know my reads as well and know the game. I had such great...

Offensive woes might keep Atlanta Braves out of playoffs

...for only the seventh time in the past 24 years"We're just not playing good baseball. We're just not scoring runs," catcher Gerald Laird said. "Our pitching's been good. We just haven't been able to string some big innings together to score...

Rookie helps Braves beat Nationals, snap five-game skid

...over the centerfield wall.Braves assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher filled in for Terry Pendleton, who had back discomfort, as the first base coach.Braves catcher Evan Gattis missed his ninth consecutive game with strep throat.

Freshman leads Lady Wolfpack

...much for the Lady Wolfpack to do. First baseman Jayla Waugh recorded the first out in the bottom of the first unassisted, catcher Hannah Williamson threw out a would-be base stealer and Butler fielded a comebacker for the second and third outs of the...

Rangers complete sweep of struggling Braves

...underhand scoop on Doumit's popup along the screen fronting the Braves' dugout.TRAINER'S ROOM: The Braves' Dallas-born catcher Evan Gattis missed his sixth consecutive game since being diagnosed with strep throat. ... Rangers rookie outfielder Jake...

Rangers break tie in eighth, edge Braves

...allowing no walks. The only other Rangers pitcher with no walks in three consecutive starts of seven innings or more was Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins in 1979.Braves catcher Evan Gattis (strep throat) missed his fourth consecutive game.

Rookies Odor, Bonilla lead Rangers past Braves

...aren't likely to add to the only triple-digit first pitch on July 27 (100 degrees).TRAINER'S ROOM: Gonzalez said catcher Evan Gattis (strep throat) is likely to miss his sixth consecutive game in Sunday's series finale, costing the Dallas...