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Braves end losing streak with win over Philadelphia

...throwing strikes that much. That was inexcusable."Trailing 3-2, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was thrown out by left fielder Johnny Gomes while trying for a double. The call stood after a brief replay review.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-25/braves-end-losing-streak
MLB set to roll out Statcast analytics Tuesday during Cardinals-Nationals broadcast

...d'Arnaud and made a 68.5 mph throw across his body from the outfield grass in time for the out at first.Toronto left fielder Kevin Pillar had a 97.9 percent route efficiency when he climbed the left-field wall at Rogers Centre last Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-20/mlb-set-roll-out-statcas
Braves trade Kimbrel, Upton to Padres in seven-player deal

...Cameron Maybin, plus two minor leaguers and a draft pick.While Upton will be reunited with his younger brother, Padres left fielder Justin Upton, this deal centered around Kimbrel, whom Preller called "an A-level performer."The Padres take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-05/braves-trade-kimbrel-upt
Atlanta Braves' Eric Young Jr. is taking advantage of chance in center field

...One major drawback for Young and the Braves: His lack of experience at the position.The former second baseman and left fielder with the Rockies and Mets has spent just 44 games in center during his six-year career.Young, however, isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/atlanta-braves-eric-youn
Alex Wood limits damage in Braves' win over Blue Jays

...out. Russell Martin added an RBI single in the fifth, but the Braves ended the inning on a double play started by left fielder Pedro Ciriaco.Wood struck out two batters and walked one."I thought it was good, for the most part," Wood said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-28/alex-wood-limits-damage-
New Brave Jonny Gomes hears cheers from old fans

...eight strikeouts in 22 spring-training at-bats before Tuesday. Manager Fredi Gonzalez isn't concerned about the left fielder, who'll likely play against all left-handers and some right-handers this season. Already he has seen signs of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-17/new-brave-jonny-gomes-he
Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

...considering Pagan is healthy after the back surgery that derailed his 2014 season, the speedy Aoki is ready to be the regular left fielder, and Pence, well, he's just the durable, do-everything Pence who plays every day in right. Gregor Blanco, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-24/giants-aree-happy-additi
Clemson rewards diehard area fans with rout of Maine

...starts, striking out 15.Eight of Clemson's 10 runs were driven in with two outs, coming on five hits.Freshman left fielder Reed Rohlman went 3 for 5 with three RBI, all with two outs. Tyler Krieger, Steven Duggar and Eli White each drove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-02-20/clemson-rewards-diehard-a
College: Area teams open season strong

...its preseason All-Conference team Tuesday, featuring a handful of area players. USC Aiken's Miller, Moore and left fielder/designated hitter Matt Bosse make up the Pacer trio named to the list. Moore was also named to the preseason All-Southeast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-02/college-area
Giancarlo Stanton "all-in" after signing lucrative deal with Marlins

...off-season with several other young players, including right hander Jose Fernandez, center fielder Marcell Ozuna, left fielder Christian Yelich and shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria. BRAVES: Will meet today with free agent pitcher Jon Lester in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-19/giancarlo-stanton-all-af