Minor League Baseball Homer by Cain powers Jackets In Rome, Ga., Andrew Cain had three hits, including a game-winning homer, as the Augusta GreenJackets topped the Rome Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.

Hot prospects Garcia, Moncada put on show in recent series

Two of the hotter hitters in Minor League Baseball can be found in the South Atlantic League, so it's fitting for the two prospects to face off in a recent three-game series...

Now batting: The private sector

...Lake Olmstead Stadium across the river in Augusta.A groundbreaking event has not yet been scheduled, but the minor-league baseball organization has said its first season in the $58 million stadium complex could come as early as 2017.Count this...

The Way We Were: 1956

...Allen Park's most dominant but deteriorating structures ? Jennings Stadium ? saw a wall collapse during a minor league baseball game, killing three people.Despite the tragedy, the Augusta Tigers would go on to win the 1956 league pennant...

GreenJackets offense carrying club through first month

...produced in eight years. Considering a recent study found Lake Olmstead Stadium is the second-toughest park in Minor League Baseball to hit a home run, it makes the feat even more impressive.Augusta is averaging 4.8 runs per game through the...

Augusta's Arenado slugs his way to league award

...to the menu. Director of ticket sales Mike Van Hise led the group's efforts to develop the items."It's a Minor League Baseball tradition to have an item that people can recognize," Greene said. "We were brainstorming one day before the...

Savannah losing minor league baseball team to Columbia

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The owner of the Savannah Sand Gnats announced Thursday that the minor league baseball team would be leaving the city after the current season. Hardball Capital CEO Jason Freier made the announcement during an afternoon...

GreenJackets: Talented Greenville infield visits

...Monday Things to watch1. Greenville's loaded infield: The Drive boast one of the most prospect-packed teams in Minor League Baseball thanks to a combination of big international signings and high draft picks. Second baseman Yoan Moncada, who...

Jimmy Farris

...the first high school student to get a full baseball scholarship to the University of Georgia. He later played minor league baseball with the San Francisco Giants on the same team with Willie McCovey and Juan Marichal. After his baseball career...

S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...which includes a ballpark for the Augusta GreenJackets.Legal challenges against private-public investments in minor league baseball stadiums and other sports facilities are widespread. In Georgia, new stadiums for the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta...