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Daily Prospect Report: April 27

...straighten out his stock and build his confidence. Josh Bell, Pirates A+: 2-4, HR, 5 RBI. Bell should knock the Florida State League around some this season. The power might not show in the numbers, but it's there, and he has the ability to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-04-28/daily-prospe
Boston pitcher Jon Lester defends himself after accusation

...shot on Twitter showing a green substance on Lester's glove. Tyler Melling, a 25-year-old pitcher in the Florida State League, wrote: "Jon Lester using a little Vaseline inside the glove tonight?"But Farrell said Lester uses rosin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-24/boston-pitcher-jon-leste
Marlins hire former catcher Mike Redmond to be new manager

...of the year in 2011, his first as a manager, after guiding the Lansing Lugnuts to a 77-60 record and an appearance in the league finals. This year he managed Dunedin to a 78-55 record and a berth in the Florida State League playoffs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-11-01/marlins-hire-former-catc
Baseball Notes

...World Series.? Prospect Jorge Soler was suspended five games for charging the visiting team's dugout during a Florida State League game with a bat.YANKEES: First baseman Mark Teixeira said he expects to be cleared to begin swinging the bat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-11/baseball-notes
Hickory sluggers shatter South Atlantic League record

...hitting a combined .337 with 19 doubles, 18 triples, 12 home runs and 55 stolen bases between the Midwest and Florida State leagues. He has done this as a 19-year-old, showing advanced feel at the plate and tools beyond his years.The Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-31/hickory-sluggers-shatter
Weather takes toll on Augusta GreenJackets' schedule

...series will wrap up with a 2:05 p.m., start Aug. 4.GreenJackets manager Mike Goff, who twice played in the Florida State League and once in the South Atlantic League among his minor league assignments as a player, said that the recent rainfall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-08/weather-takes-toll-augus
Press box worker ejected by umpire for playing 'Three Blind Mice'

...the spotlight Wednesday by getting ejected from a game.Derek Dye, an intern for Advanced-A Daytona in the Florida State League, was in charge of playing music over the public address system when the Cubs played host to Fort Myers. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-08-04/press-box-worker-ejected
Ex-Pack star has week to remember

...home runs and 35 RBI. ALL-STAR CHECK: All-Star baseball begins next weekend in the minor leagues with the Florida State League (Advanced-A) game scheduled for Saturday, followed by three more league All-Star games June 23. The South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/greenjackets/2009-06-14/ex-pack-star-has-wee
GreenJackets | Greenbrier High School | Augusta Sports
Ripken will make return to catch team's home opener

...club said. Ripken also will attend the opening day ceremonies for the Advanced-A Charlotte Stone Crabs of the Florida State League on April 9. The first-year team, which is also owned by Ripken Baseball Group, sold out of reserve tickets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/greenjackets/2009-03-31/ripken-will-make-ret
GreenJackets | Augusta Sports
Broxton does rehab stint in Albuquerque

...All-Star right-hander was elevated to the Advanced-A level Thursday and joined the Bradenton Marauders of the Florida State League.Cumpton went 7-4 with a 4.30 ERA in 13 appearances for the Asheville Tourists and has yet to make a start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-06-25/broxton-does-rehab-stint