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Forrest Koumas' rollercoaster career leads to slow process at USC Aiken

...process," USC Aiken coach Kenny Thomas said. "We all know that Forrest has unbelievable potential to be maybe the best pitcher in the conference, or at least one of the best. But we all know he was out for a year and a half. It's been a very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-03-30/forrest-koumas-rolle
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 6)

...the stretch. He also tightened his curve and added velocity to make it more effective. Considering he was a much better pitcher with this new approach, watch to see if he keeps the arsenal the same. Shelby Miller's pitch selection - Like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-24/braves-sprin
College: Clemson, Tampa, Paine player reports

...product is one of the more raw arms I'll see on a mound this season, but he has the framework and quick arm to be a good pitcher with more work. Alsbrook was 83-87, t88, mostly straight with a little tail. His curveball was 72-73, left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-23/college-clem
Evans twins Kyle, Matt Anderson sign to play college baseball

...brothers Kyle and Matt Anderson have played baseball on the same fields throughout their lives, culminating in one of the best pitcher-catcher duos in Evans history.On Monday, they took the next step in their baseball careers the same way ? side...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-11-17/evans-twins-kyle-matt
Orioles pull away from Tigers in Game 1

...Clearly, facing Scherzer was not too daunting a task."It's the same game," De Aza said. "Yes, this is a good pitcher, but it's the same game. You have to throw the ball to home plate for a strike to get us out."Orioles starter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-02/orioles-pull-away-tigers
Max Scherzer to start Game 1 for Tigers vs. Orioles

...League's Cy Young Award winner. The right-hander went 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA this season."He's been our best pitcher," Ausmus said.The Tigers have the AL's past three Cy Young winners in Scherzer, David Price and Verlander. Price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-30/max-scherzer-start-game-
For girls in baseball, Little League not the end

...of the Schenectady, N.Y., team that won the 1954 Little League World Series, said of Baker. "She's a pretty good pitcher."Ghazaleh Sailors, a pitcher at NCAA Division III University of Maine at Presque Isle, said that she was harassed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/girls-baseball-little-le
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...Welch's passing," A's left-hander Sean Doolittle wrote. "The A's organization lost not only one of its best pitchers, but one of its best people."No one answered the door at Welch's home Tuesday, which had been sealed with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
Florida beats Alabama to claim first softball national title

...championship series 2-0. Florida was the national runner-up in 2009 and 2011.Jackie Traina, one of the nation's best pitchers, gave up five runs in 1 1-3 innings before getting pulled for Alabama (53-13).Florida coach Tim Walton chose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-03/florida-beats-alabama-cla
Stephen Strasburg loses debut as Washington Nationals fall to San Francisco Giants

...to do too much. Don't overanalyze anything," manager Bruce Bochy said. "You start thinking too much against a good pitcher, you get yourself in trouble. We try to keep it simple."Strasburg showed some moxie to keep the game close. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/stephen-strasburg-loses-