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Talented infielders making their SAL debuts

...hit .345 with eight doubles, three triples and one home run with 12 stolen bases in 168 plate appearances for the Gulf Coast League Phillies to begin his professional career.With the addition of Crawford, the SAL now has five first-round picks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-17/talented-infielders-maki
Asheville catcher Tom Murphy makes organization look good

...frame.It wasn't a smooth transition from the mound to the batter's box. Allie finished the 2012 season in the Gulf Coast League as a hitter, batting .213 in 173 plate appearances. But he has adjusted in his first season as a full-time hitter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-05-11/asheville-catcher-tom-mu
Rockies prospect Eddie Butler gets quick promotion

...simulated game in the spring, and it held him out of live action through April. He made six starts between the Gulf Coast League and South Atlantic League to end his 2012 season after going down to the signing deadline with the Marlins. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-05-25/rockies-prospect-eddie-b
Ex-Yellow Jacket Taylor Guerrieri an All-Star in minors

...as part of a minor league rehab assignment.Younginer threw two innings Tuesday in his first start back for the Gulf Coast League's Red Sox affiliate, allowing one earned run on one hit. He struck out two and walked none in an 11-4 loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-08-11/ex-yellow-jacket-taylor-
Braves end Yankees' streak

...for spring training next year. ... Yankees RHP David Aardsma struck out two and walked one in one inning of a Gulf Coast League game. It was the reliever's first outing since elbow-ligament replacement surgery last July. ... The Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-06-20/braves-end-yankees-strea
Ex-Lions standout thriving despite snubs

...South Atlantic League, on Friday. The left-handed batting outfielder had been hitting .306 with five RBI in 11 Gulf Coast League games.The Augusta GreenJackets will travel to Lakewood, N.J. for a four-game series starting next Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-07-17/ex-lions-standout-thrivi
American League notes

...minor league appearance because of a strained groin and back soreness. He expects to pitch soon in a rookie-level Gulf Coast League game.INDIANS: Ubaldo Jimenez joined the Indians in Boston on Wednesday, four days after they sent four prospects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-08-04/american-league-notes
Ex-Pacer back where pro career began

...an open tryout at the Single-A stadium and was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies, was originally sent to the Gulf Coast League for a season of rookie ball last summer. He remained with the team to start this year but was promoted to Single-A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-08-14/ex-pacer-back-where-pro-
Baseball notes

...they signed a 16-year-old shortstop named Esmailyn "Smiley" Gonzalez . He wound up leading the rookie-level Gulf Coast League with a .343 average in 2008. But while the Nationals have been listing his date of birth as Sept. 21, 1989...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/19/bas_511971.shtml
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White Sox and Braves complete Vazquez trade

...Class-A Rome in 2008. The 6-foot-5 Rodriguez was 1-2 with a 2.79 ERA in 14 relief appearances with the Gulf Coast League Braves in 2008. Williams said he didn't foresee another major deal as he heads off to the winter meetings, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/05/bra_502816.shtml
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