Former GreenJacket Esposito returns to Augusta as visitor

...Rangers system and progressed as a defensive specialist. After three seasons and joining another organization, he got his first call-up with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2007 at 28 years old.On June 2 at Houston, he caught one inning and was on deck...

Former GreenJacket Duffy exceeds expectations at every stop

...that goes a long way toward the winning culture."Similar to his first full season, the jump to Double-A and his first call-up, the 24-year-old has defied scouting reports and expectations as San Francisco's starting third baseman...

Eury Perez's hit lifts Braves over Cubs in return from All-Star break

...Game on Sunday. He was recalled by Chicago on Friday because of catcher Miguel Montero's thumb injury.Schwarber's first call-up to the majors lasted only six days, when he made five starts as the designated hitter. This time, he's back...

Former South Aiken standout Andrew Faulkner is succeeding since move to bullpen

South Aiken product Andrew Faulkner is succeeding since the Texas Rangers moved him to the bullpen in mid-July, and he's on the verge of his first call-up.

Additional business news

...cents a share, according to a survey of analysts by First Call Corp. Hewlett-Packard earnings up PALO ALTO, Calif...year's first-quarter mark. Analysts surveyed by First Call Corp. had expected the company to earn 83 cents per...

Minor League notebook

...see the Herald yet today?" said Spencer in his best female voice as he jokingly tried to recreate the two calls. The first call came from his mother, while the second came moments later from his girlfriend, who both were quite excited by the news...

Wall Street takes vacation, summertime rally doubtful

...second quarter 3 to 1, according to Thomson Financial/First Call. So what about Wall Street's usual summer rally...Chuck Hill, director of research for Thomson Financial/First Call. "The Street tends to overreact on the negative side...

Hunter Ciccio wins Mr. Clark Hill Fishing Championship

...champion gave credit to Danny, his emotional father, for introducing him to bass fishing years ago. "I always make my first call to him after I fish and he always tells me he's so proud of me. That means everything to me. I'd seen him cry only...

Manchester City back in winner's circle

...Newcastle.Arsenal's victory keeps it a point behind second-place City and four behind Chelsea.Harry Kane marked his first call-up to the England international team with his first Premier League hat trick as Tottenham beat bottom-side Leicester...

Brewers blank Braves on Opening Day

...add a new bullet point to his resume after getting the first call overturned under baseball's expanded replay system...day, Braun will go down as the hitter involved in the first call overturned by replay."I had a pretty good idea that...