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Braves Country Caravan greets Augusta-area fans with smiles

...want to make the most of the day."Smith hit .310 and stole 88 bases between two Class-A levels in 2014.The center fielder is seen as a possible leadoff threat in the future, but a 2015 stint in Double-A comes first for the athletic minor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/braves-country-caravan-g
Braves get creative centerpiece for Upton

...speed to his advantage. The run game is enough to carry him to the upper levels, but he's also a good defensive center fielder. He needs to shore up the routes, but the potential is there as an above-average or plus defender in center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-19/braves-get-c
Giancarlo Stanton "all-in" after signing lucrative deal with Marlins

...pursue multiyear contracts this off-season with several other young players, including right hander Jose Fernandez, center fielder Marcell Ozuna, left fielder Christian Yelich and shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria. BRAVES: Will meet today with free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-19/giancarlo-stanton-all-af
Giants win World Series behind Madison Bumgarner

...taller than the 6-foot-5 Bumgarner, who added to his postseason legacy with a third victory this Series.After center fielder Gregor Blanco misplayed Alex Gordon's drive for a single and two-base error, Bumgarner, who was named World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-29/giants-win-world-series-
Former Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis retires

...and the AC joint but is expected to be ready by spring training. NATIONALS: Exercised their $9 million option on center fielder Denard Span, while declining options on first basemanAdam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano.CUBS: Declined their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-30/former-red-sox-star-kevi
Royals force Game 7 with Giants

...Cain walked in the first, hit a two-run single in the second and added an RBI double in the third. The speedy center fielder also made a fine running catch.Well before the game, dozens of Giants fans dressed in team colors crowded behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-28/royals-force-game-7-gian
Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles each have three Gold Glove winners

...baseman Eric Hosmer won from the AL champion Royals. Center fielder Adam Jones, right fielder Nick Markakis and shortstop...Baltimore.There were six first-time winners ? Mets center fielder Juan Lagares, Miami left fielder Christian Yelich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-04/kansas-city-royals-balti
Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

...Torii Hunter to a $10.5 million, one-year contract.He spent his first 11 seasons with the Twins. NATIONALS: Center fielder Denard Span had surgery for a sports hernia, and the team expects him to be ready for spring training in February...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-03/braves-former-orioles-ou
Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards

...The teams that share a combustible history in the playoffs were under control, even after Greinke hit Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay with a pitch in the first inning. Unlike a night earlier, when Yasiel Puig's plunking by Adam Wainwright...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-05/kemps-hr-lifts-dodgers-o
Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

...center field in the first two innings, underlining Kansas City's stellar defense."Lorenzo Cain is one of the best center fielders in baseball, and Aoki made some unbelievable plays," Moustakas said. "We were able to cut their rallies down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/moustakas-hr-11th-puts-r