Ashley Farr looks back at USC Aiken success over professional disappointment

...became the first Pacer to win the award since Adam Riggs in 1994."It's hard for me to think there's that many better outfielders and hitters in the country than Ashley Farr," USC Aiken coach Kenny Thomas said at the time. "He's proven he can swing...

Braves score six runs in third to get the best of Padres

...J. Upton a day off on Monday when Jordan Schafer starts in center.After the game, Black announced the team will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee. Second baseman Jedd Gyorko will come...

Trade keeps Jeff Samardzija off NL All-Star team

...third baseman Josh Donaldson; and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes.Yankees shortstop...Miguel Cabrera, Donaldson, and outfielders Jose Bautista of Toronto, Adam...the ninth Saturday.Milwaukee outfielder Ryan Braun and Toronto outfielder...

Key grand slams run through San Francisco Giants organization

...first June 6 that tied the game at 6 in the seventh inning. The GreenJackets went on to beat Lexington 8-7.On Wednesday, outfielder Rafael Rodriguez hit the second slam in the eighth inning that also tied the game at 6. They completed the comeback in the...

Heyward fighting swing's timing

...lower than 2012. He only has eight home runs, and he's slugging a career-low .365, which is much lower than a corner outfielder with above-average power should possess. It didn't take long to figure out the problem. Heyward is pulling off the ball...

GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Ysla, Sy, Lowry, Engel

...his bat develops, he's a potential starter and leadoff hitter. If it doesn't, he could still run his way to a fourth outfielder role. Game notes:***Ysla lowered his ERA to 2.34, which remains second lowest in the South Atlantic League behind...

Braves take a chance on pair of outfielders

...most-wanted list of free-agent outfielders this winter, but Schuerholz...there are no experienced outfielders standing by as a backup plan...time for at least one young outfielder. Cox named Braves minor...Mets prospect Esix Snead as outfielders to watch in spring training...

Hot-hitting outfielders lift Braves

ATLANTA --- Atlanta's corner outfielders have returned from thumb injuries to give the Braves more...Tuesday night in a matchup of first-place teams.The two outfielders drove in Atlanta's four runs to support a strong start...

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Power outfielders keep GreenJackets at bay in victory

...lesson the Augusta GreenJackets learned Saturday night in a 1-0 loss to the Power at Lake Olmstead Stadium.The Power outfielders gunned down two GreenJackets base runners to kill off a pair of run scoring opportunities on a night when runs came at a...

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Slugger Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba, authorities say

HAVANA - Hard-hitting outfielder Yasmani Tomas, of Havana's powerhouse ballclub Industriales, has defected, Cuban authorities said Friday.News of Tomas...