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Rookie helps Braves beat Nationals, snap five-game skid

...The Braves loaded the bases against Ross Detwiler (2-3) in the sixth. Bethancourt's sharp grounder bounced off first baseman Tyler Moore's glove and into right field. Jason Heyward, who was hit by a pitch, scored all the way from first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-17/rookie-helps-braves-beat
Freshman leads Lady Wolfpack

...There is no next week unless we take care of today."Defensively, there wasn't 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/grovetown-warriors/2014-09-11/freshman-leads-lady-w
Harlem softball team runs record to 12-0

...a hii batter with the bases loaded.Harlem powered its way to three runs and a 9-4 lead in the third inning when first baseman Cassie Blizzard got the first of her two hits, golfing an 0-2 pitch over the right-center field fence with two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-09-02/harlem-softball-team-
Augusta GreenJackets limp down stretch behind offensive woes

Augusta first baseman Ryan Tuntland said after a recent loss that the Green Jackets needed to be more aggressive at the plate to get out of a late-season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-01/augusta-greenjackets-lim
Ramblin' Rhodes: Unstoppable Lawson to open Southern Soul & Song series

...One person who is going to be making a bunch of money from Aldean's new CD is Augusta native Ben Hayslip who, as a first baseman, helped lead the Evans High School baseball team to the 1988 Georgia state championship and later played baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-10/ramblin-rhodes-unstop
Phillies no-hit Braves

...grounder up the middle. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins ranged behind the bag to make the play.Phil Gosselin then lined out to first baseman Darin Ruf, who had taken over in the ninth for Ryan Howard, to end the game.Hamels singled and scored in the sixth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-01/phllies-no-hit-atlanta-b
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
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