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Braves start fast against Pirates, extend winning streak to four

...pitch.Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a big first inning, and the Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.The early outburst was enough for San tana, who allowed three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/braves-start-fast-agains
Justin Upton, Braves spoil Andrew McCutchen's return to Pirates

...That will come sooner rather than later."Travis Snider, Starling Marte and Russell Martin had two hits apiece for the Pirates, whose current losing streak is their longest since dropping seven straight Sept. 7-14, 2012.Liriano's real problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-19/justin-upton-braves-spoi
Justin Upton leads Braves past Reds

...good problem to have.Justin Upton, whose dropped fly ball in the ninth inning Wednesday night against Pittsburgh helped the Pirates to the win, extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/justin-upton-leads-brave
Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a way to break out...late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on...said about the outfield error.The Pirates now have 32 comeback wins in 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/pittsburgh-takes-advanta
Giants' protest is won, game will resume

...MLB was June 16, 1986, when St. Louis played at Pittsburgh.There were two rain delays at Three Rivers Stadium, and the Pirates correctly contended those didn't meet the National League's 30-minute threshold for cancelation.MLB said in its statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/giants-protest-won-game-
Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

...Oakland's three games against the Atlanta Braves this weekend.His first Atlanta homecoming came in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he said he put too much pressure on himself to perform better.Moss said he's soaking in his time at Turner Field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/former-augusta-greenjack
Ex-Panther Clayton Miller signs with San Francisco Giants

...very spontaneous how it all developed but I am looking forward to playing this weekend."Miller played four seasons for the Pirates, earning All-Peach Belt Conference, All-Region and All-Region Gold Glove honors during his career as well as Capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-16/ex-panther-clayton-mille
Key grand slams run through San Francisco Giants organization

...main concourse at Lake Olmstead Stadium.Heaton is known as an important figure in bringing baseball back to Augusta when his Pirates were added to the South Atlantic League in 1988. The city had been without baseball 25 years after the Augusta Yankees left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/key-grand-slams-run-thro
Former Augusta State star Sam Barth works hard to accomplish goals

...expected the spark it created.By the end of the 2004 season, Barth had a hit in every game from that 9-8 win against the Pirates to a May 14 loss to Pfeiffer, totaling 34 games in a row. He hit .400 and failed to get a hit in only three games that season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-12/former-augusta-state-sta
It's back to work for MLB after the break

...left thumb) and indispensable Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (right thumb) could affect the bunched NL Central. The Pirates could get starting pitcher Gerrit Cole (tight lat muscle) in the first few weeks after the break. "We know what we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-17/its-back-work-mlb-after-