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Key grand slams run through San Francisco Giants organization

...grand slam in the same game. It marked the first time that has happened in major league history.Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in the same season.Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez, also a former GreenJacket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/key-grand-slams-run-thro
Rays try to end slump by getting back to basics

...Young winner has at least 10 strikeouts in four consecutive games, yet he's 1-3 during the stretch.He's the first pitcher to have seven double-digit strikeout performances within a team's first 75 games since 2002, when Curt Schilling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-23/rays-try-end-slump-getti
Giants' Tim Lincecum tosses second career no-hitter

...he said.Making the performance even sweeter was the fact that Lincecum even got two hits of his own, becoming the first pitcher with two hits in a no-hitter since Rick Wise hit two homers for Philadelphia against Cincinnati on June 23, 1971...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-25/giants-tim-lincecum-toss
Brewers' Braun gets crowd support in victory over Braves in season opener

...right."Yovani Gallardo (1-0) tossed six shutout innings for the win. He allowed just four hits in becoming the first pitcher in franchise history to make five straight opening day starts.A Braves lineup being relied on to help overcome the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-31/brewers-beat-braves-season-o
Run in eighth helps Phillies nip Braves in series finale

...eighth. ... Braves starters have a 1.58 ERA. ... In Wednesday's 1-0 loss to the Braves, Lee became the first pitcher to lose two games in which he allowed one run or less and struck out 13 or more. The other time also was against Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-17/run-eighth-helps-phillie
Red Sox win the World Series

...rolling with a three-run double off the Green Monster against rookie sensation Michael Wacha. John Lackey became the first pitcher to start and win a Series clincher for two different teams, allowing one run over 6 ? innings 11 years after his Game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-30/red-sox-win-world-series
World Series is filled with Augusta connections

...1920 World Series in which he not only won a game for the champion Cleveland Indians but also hit a home run, the first pitcher to do so in the major league postseason.This month, Augusta's baseball hits continue.In the first game of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-27/world-series-filled-augusta-c
Verlander, Tigers knock off Twins

...then finished off a four-hitter that led the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants.Kershaw became the first pitcher to throw a shutout and hit a home run in an opener since Bob Lemon for Cleveland in 1953, STATS said.Kershaw struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-02/verlander-tigers-knock-t
GreenJackets' Agosta to start in All-Star Game

...shuffle because of injuries and starters unable to pitch, Augusta Green Jackets right-hander Martin Agosta will be the first pitcher to take the mound for the Southern Division in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday.The 54th annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-06-17/greenjackets-agosta-star
Baltimore's Chris Davis is top vote-getter for All-Star Game

...last season with a torn knee ligament.Scherzer is the first pitcher to start a season 13-0 since Rgoer Clemens in 1986...Manny Machado was picked as a reserve.Scherzer is the first pitcher to start a season 13-0 since Rgoer Clemens in 1986...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-06/baltimores-chris-davis-t