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Aaron Harang's blunder proves costly to Braves in loss to Reds

...runners on first and second with one in the fourth inning of a scoreless tie when Jay Bruce hit a chopper up the line to first baseman Freddie Freeman. Harang started to come off the mound, then stopped as he thought the ball was going foul. Bruce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-24/aaron-harangs-blunder-pr
South Korea fends off Chicago, takes Little League World Series title

...That was all for Hwang after he had mentioned to his coaches that he was sick between innings.He traded places with first baseman Choi, who was greeted by shortstop Ed Howard's bouncer to the mound that was scored a single, prompting the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-24/south-korea-fends-chicag
Speedy Dee Gordon helps Dodgers beat Braves in series finale

...behind first-place Washington in the NL East, have lost 12 of 15."We've still got 41 games left," said Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman, who had three hits, including a double in the three-run eighth. "We can still make something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/speedy-dee-gordon-helps-
Braves' offense breaks out in win over A's

...ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said before the game the slumping Braves needed an immediate turnaround.The power-hitting first baseman then backed up his challenge at the plate.Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/braves-offense-breaks-ou
Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffers concussion in scary collision

...doesn't pass the first-glance eye test as a slugging first baseman, but the Indiana product shows the hitting ability...contact.The 20-year-old also shows athleticism for a first baseman, providing average speed and good range at first base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/minnesota-twins-top-pros
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...players that expires after the 2016 season will be conducted with a new union leadership headed by former All-Star first baseman Tony Clark."I have known Rob for more than 15 years, and I'm confident that his vast experience in all aspects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
Las Vegas uses long ball to rout Chicago at Little League World Series

...the first inning and Las Vegas hit five home runs in a 13-2 win over Chicago's Jackie Robinson West on Sunday.First baseman Austin Kryszczuk homered twice, in the second and fourth innings.Chicago's Pierce Jones, who hit three home runs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-17/las-vegas-uses-long-ball
Jason Heyward lifts Atlanta over Philadelphia

...singles by Heyward and Tommy La Stella.Philadelphia cut the lead to 6-4 in the sixth. Jimmy Rollins reached on first baseman Freddie Freeman's fielding error and moved to third on Chase Utley's double. Both runners scored on Ryan Howard's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-18/jason-heyward-lifts-atla
Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

...goodbye were outfielder Shane Victorino, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain; and first baseman-outfielder Mike Carp, who had complained about his diminishing role, was designated for assignment.Drew made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-01/yoenis-cespedes-finds-hi
Freddie Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

...East.Third-place Miami had a three-game winning streak snapped to stay 8½ games back.Freeman, an All-Star first baseman, broke out of a slump against the Marlins, ending a 2 for 44 stretch by hitting his 14th homer as the Braves took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-23/freddie-freeman-leads-br