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Lakewood's Tocci shows improved strength, bat in repeat trip

Lakewood center fielder Carlos Tocci is ranked fifth in the Phillies system for his speed and defense, but a third consecutive trip to the South Atlantic League is starting to bear fruit for the potential everyday player.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-02/lakewoods-tocci-shows-im
Braves: Miller carries positive trends to spring camp

...proves capable of handling major league pitching. It's not a guarantee at this point that the bat will carry as an everyday player. His hit profile is extremely barrel-reliant, meaning he needs to make a lot of solid contact to make up for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-16/braves-mille
Braves: Gomes and Atlanta's leadership

...defender in left field, but the Braves can carry a defensive replacement for the late innings. He's also not an everyday player, so they won't feel the effects of his defense quite as much. It's assumed Gomes will platoon with Zoilo Almonte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-23/braves-gomes
Hickory's Travis Demeritte shows impressive bat speed to lead league in home runs

...better chance to be prepared."Multiple evaluators have labeled Demeritte a future Role 50 player, meaning a lesser everyday player. The swing-and-miss in his game could hinder his hitting potential if future adjustments aren't made.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/hickorys-travis-demeritt
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MVPs

...Verlander won the AL MVP in 2011, no one on the NL side had done it for nearly a half-century.There was plenty of everyday player-vs.-pitcher MVP debate before this announcement. Kershaw had acknowledged "there are so many people out there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-13/dodgers-clayton-kershaw-
Atlanta's third base alternative

...ultimately what I'm saying. Johnson is no longer an everyday player, especially for a contending team, but he's capable...an idea of how thin the position is. Headley is an everyday player and will get paid, while Johnson never showed splits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-11-24/atlantas-thi
Twins' Chris Colabello enjoying ride after years of obscurity

...in focus and perspective with two strikes.But he has proved he can slug it out at every level so far.Even as an everyday player?"I don't think anything he's done has proven that he can't be," assistant general manager Rob Antony said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-08/twins-chris-colabello-en
Tejada suspended by MLB for 105 games

...league, signing him to a deal worth $1.1 million if he made the major league roster. He wound up becoming an everyday player, hitting .288 with three homers and 20 RBIs in 53 games.Just as valuable as his performance, though, was his veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-17/tejada-suspended-mlb-105
Braves to soon face decision on Bethancourt

...10-15 home runs??but when coupled with a plus glove and elite arm, it should be enough to make Bethancourt an everyday player." So when is it time to give him a shot in Atlanta? Some point in 2014 - maybe even opening day - shouldn't be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2013-10-23/braves-soon-
Jackets ditch Tourists

...Augusta GreenJackets' cleanup hitter. But entering Thursday's game against Asheville, Yens had lost his role as an everyday player, had seen his average slip to .228 and, even as a designated hitter, had dropped to No. 8 in the lineup. Yens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/02/gja_83810.shtml
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