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Justin Upton, Jason Heyward propel Braves past Marlins

...Upton's RBI single off Sam Dyson drove in Heyward from second and Emilio Bonifacio also scored to make it 5-2 when center fielder Marcell Ozuna misplayed the ball.It was a good example of the Braves trying to manufacture a run instead of taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-29/justin-upton-jason-heywa
Hickory Crawdads get big hit from Travis Demeritte to beat Augusta GreenJackets

...as Hickory's Evan Van Hoosier rounded the bases on an inside-the-park home run in the first inning.Augusta center fielder Randy Ortiz misplayed Van Hoosier's line drive, diving early and letting it get by him to the wall. Van Hoosier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/hickory-crawdads-get-big
USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...its annual "best tools" lists for each minor league level this past week, voted on by managers.Former Asheville center fielder David Dahl, recently promoted to Advanced-A Modesto by Colorado, claimed three awards in the South Atlantic League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-09/usc-aiken-product-taylor
Center fielder may be ready to move on

...transformation, the renewed confidence, the new-found charge in his bat, much like they saw Friday night, when the gifted center fielder stroked a few more big hits. Yes, Freddy May is a new man these days, a young ballplayer with tools who finally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/12/oth_211235.shtml
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Overtime

...at 5 entering the eighth, left fielder Brandon Thomas singled home the go-ahead run for Charleston (48-53). Center fielder Mark Payton followed with a two-run home run. Thomas, a Georgia Tech product, went 4 for 4 with a double and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-21/overtime
Braves benefit from Mets' blunders

...eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth consecutive win.Errors by reliever Jeurys Familia (1-3), center fielder Juan Lagares and third baseman Eric Campbell in the eighth helped the Braves rally from a 3-1 deficit.Anthony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-30/braves-benefit-mets-blun
Virginia wins marathon College World Series game over Texas Christian

...TCU's NCAA tournament games have been decided by one run.Each team had chances to win before the 15th.Virginia center fielder Brandon Downes threw out Kyle Bacak at third in the 12th, Jones' diving catch robbed Papi of extra bases in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-18/virginia-wins-marathon-c
Phillies in midst of tailspin

...18-27 at Citizens Bank Park. Eight of those losses were shutouts."I don't see terror in anyone's eyes," center fielder Ben Revere said. "We're competing and I think it's going to change."These Phillies hardly resemble the team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-30/phillies-midst-tailspin
Augusta GreenJackets' Steve Kline remembers facing Tony Gwynn

...All-Star Game before getting promoted to Advanced-A San Jose that week, threw a first-pitch knuckleball to North center fielder Evan Van Hoosier.The pitch floated in at 63 miles per hour. ROSTER MOVES: Augusta activated catcher Gabriel Cornier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-23/augusta-greenjackets-ste
Home run holds up in Texas' 1-0 win over Irvine

...he left to an ovation from fans in burnt orange. Duke got the last two outs for his second save of the CWS.Texas center fielder Mark Payton prevented a run from scoring in the third inning after Hollingsworth hit Adam Alcantara with a pitch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-19/home-run-holds-texas-1-0-