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Brewers issue Braves beating

...game was rivaled only by his tireless work ethic. Before Friday night's game turned into the Richie Sexson and John Vander Wal Show, the two men shared a heartfelt handshake in the home clubhouse: Bobby Cox, the grizzled manager of the Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/26/bra_370779.shtml
Braves
Padres camp by charges against player

...at Peoria, Ariz. "He's a great guy." Martin, traded from Pittsburgh to San Diego on Feb. 23 for utilityman John Vander Wal and two minor leaguers, and Shawn Haggerty-Martin were arrested on assault charges late Monday night. Martin and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/22/bas_285240.shtml
Baseball
In baseball, sky is the limit for salaries

...multimillion deal. How good is baseball's economy right now? Consider that career 10th men like Lenny Harris, John Vander Wal and Darryl Hamilton will make more money next season than Willie Mays or Hank Aaron ever did. With Rafael Palmiero's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/02/oth_246309.shtml
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Mets top Pirates behind Hampton

...Benitez relieved for his ninth save in 10 chances. He retired Pat Meares on a flyout and struck out pinch-hitter John Vander Wal. Hampton's father, Mike Hampton Sr., saw his son struggle and drove 300 miles to Miami to spend time with Mike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/10/bas_288075.shtml
Baseball
It's the Padres vs. Braves

...major league record. He left for a pinch-hitter in the seventh, and reliever Jay Powell gave up pinch-hitter John Vander Wal's two-run triple and Wally Joyner's two-run homer in the eighth. Trevor Hoffman closed out the ninth for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/05/oth_240989.shtml
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Yankees get head start on deals

...day before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline. San Francisco acquired starter Jason Schmidt and outfielder John Vander Wal from Pittsburgh, and the Chicago Cubs got reliever David Weathers from Milwaukee. Other big names could also be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/31/bas_321713.shtml
Baseball
Braves sack Pirates

...JasonKendall's bloop single with one out in the sixth, and held the Piratesscoreless until he surrendered a home run to John Vander Wal in theseventh. Burkett, who had no-decisions in two of his last three starts,allowed one baserunner in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/02/bra_310544.shtml
Braves
Cubs edge out Reds

...save in 17 chances. Wellemeyer stranded the bases loaded in the seventh when he threw a called third strike past John Vander Wal in the pouring rain just before a 54-minute delay. Vander Wal had fouled off three straight 3-2 pitches, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/22/bas_422866.shtml
Baseball
Singles would be nice too, says Cox

...bench this year with just one hit in 22 at-bats. "As much as I've talked to other guys like Lenny Harris and John Vander Wal about pinch hitting, there's no formula," Lockhart said. "I wish I could figure it out. It's a hard job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/12/bra_344276.shtml
Braves
Lockhart battles for spot on roster

...leaders, Lockhart isn't mentioned, though his 69 pinch hits would rank him fourth, trailing only Lenny Harris, John Vander Wal, and Dave Hansen. "Role players always get overshadowed," manager Bobby Cox said. "But Keith has been very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/18/bra_339362.shtml
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