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...

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...

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...

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...

Augusta State women settle for 12th place in rain-shortened Lady Pirate Intercollegiate

In Greenville, N.C., the Augusta State women settled for a 12th-place finish Tuesday in the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate when the final round was canceled because of unplayable course conditions.The two-day, 54-hole event at...

Pittsburgh Pirates first-rounder Reese McGuire shows talent behind plate

When the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Reese McGuire in the first round last June, they added a...2.369 million. He's the top-rated catching prospect in the Pirates system, with nothing but his own development between him and Pittsburgh's...

Pirates beat Pacers in Peach Belt baseball tournament

...11-7 on Saturday in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.Miller, a former Lakeside standout, finished 2 for 5 for the Pirates (28-19).Ryan Metzler drove in three runs for USC Aiken (36-15).Armstrong Atlantic will face either Columbus State...

Hawaii at center of battle over aquarium fish

...rammed Ja pa nese whaling ships in Ant arctica and hurled glass containers of acid at the vessels. A federal judge called them pirates.Conflict over the aquarium fish industry shot into the limelight last month when Sea Shepherd activists wearing cameras approached...

Only 7 states missing from this year's postcard collection

...the Cleveland-Detroit baseball game nearby. Earlier they'd sent a card from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, where they saw the Pirates play the Reds.Other baseball travelers this season include Glenda and Allen Hardin, of Thomson, and Mike, Karen and Michael...

New Disney flick attempts to avoid the pirate curse

...tracking modern day pirates who terrorize vacationers. - "The Pirate Movie," (1982...the long-dead pirate One-Eyed Willie. - "Pirates" (1986...Stapleton's pirate Website: http...geocities.com/pirates-hold/