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Key grand slams run through San Francisco Giants organization

...rallied from deficits in the seventh inning or later eight times this season. PITCHING CATCHERS: A quirky side of Minor League Baseball showed itself Sunday when the score got out of hand between Augusta and Charleston.With the GreenJackets leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/key-grand-slams-run-thro
The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Opens Monday, Aug 11, 2014 Synopsis: Chapman and Maclain Way's documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball tells the tale of the Mavericks, an independent minor league baseball team (meaning it was not affiliated with any big-league club) that formed in 1973. They fielded a squad consisting of guys who showed up for an open try out, many of whom had been cut from more reputable organizations. The ragtag team actually started to win, and their hometown of Portland ended up giving them a devoted fan base. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

...the most appealing aspects of Project Jackson, Glover said.Donohue said the project, which would include a minor league baseball stadium, resort-type hotel, restaurants, office and retail space, would create an intolerable amount of noise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/ruling-project-jackson-could
Robert Ramer adjusts quickly to minors with Augusta GreenJackets

Robert Ramer's first week of minor league baseball went quickly, but the whirlwind wasn't too much for the 24-year-old.The San Francisco Giants signed the Palo Alto, Calif...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/robert-ramer-adjusts-qui
Fall Experimental Football League might provide players another path to NFL

...franchise.The teams will play six games this fall in minor league baseball stadiums, with an emphasis on gaining experience...host families for the players, similar to what minor league baseball and hockey do. That saves on costs, but also makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-22/fall-experimental-football-le
Tobacco use still high among college players

...day, that's where it becomes a problem. If they do it once every week, I don't see any issue with it."Minor-league baseball banned tobacco in 1993, a year before the NCAA.Tobacco is not banned in the major leagues.Though tins of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-20/tobacco-use-still-high-a
Injuries have taken toll on top minor league baseball talent

As the Minor League Baseball season reaches its two-month mark, a look back at the performances of top prospects shows injuries have affected several budding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-24/injuries-have-taken-toll
Braves prospect Tommy La Stella could provide spark to lineup

...base now and in the future.That is something the Braves desperately need to score more runs.IMPROBABLE GAME: Minor League Baseball is capable of producing unique moments each summer, perhaps none more so than Wednesday in the Class A Midwest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-10/braves-prospect-tommy-la
Overtime

Minor League Baseball RiverDogs split with the Jackets In Charleston, S.C., Eduardo de Oleo's homer gave the Charleston RiverDogs a split with the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-01/overtimne
Overtime

Minor League Baseball RiverDogs take care of Jackets In Charleston, S.C., Miguel Andujar had two doubles and three RBI to lead the Charleston RiverDogs to an 8-4 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets on Tuesday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-29/overtime