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GreenJackets game makes national news for rare play

...never went back.GreenJackets manager Nestor Rojas said he noticed Leyva's teammate reacting, so he appealed by having pitcher Carlos Diaz throw to catcher Jared Deacon and step on the plate. Umpire Justin Robinson, who was on top of the play, correctly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-28/greenjackets-game-makes-
Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's number during ceremony

...characteristically - keeping them waiting for about 30 minutes. "I'm still, like, floating." Martinez is the first pitcher to have his number retired by the Red Sox. He joins Bobby Doerr (No. 1), Joe Cronin (4), Johnny Pesky (6), Yastrzemski...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-28/red-sox-retire-pedro-mar
Toronto is 'thrilled' to get Troy Tulowitzki in deal

...acquiring Shane Victorino from Boston.Los Angeles got outfielder David DeJesus from Tampa Bay in exchange for minor league pitcher Eduar Lopez.Then they traded minor league shortstop Eric Stamets to Cleveland for veteran outfielder David Murphy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-28/toronto-thrilled-get-tro
Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

...the Augusta Country Club where Cobb liked to play golf, and I lined him up to have lunch with former Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Lou Brissie, who, like Cobb, was managed by the great Connie Mack.Leerhsen soaked it all in and ended up writing what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/ramblin-rhodes-latest
Pedro Martinez will have his No. 45 retired by Boston on Tuesday

...retired Red Sox numbers are all of everyday players.That all changes tonight when the club will place the first number of a pitcher along with the other Red Sox greats ? retiring Martinez's number 45.Martinez's number will be retired in a pregame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-27/pedro-martinez-will-have
GreenJackets Series Review: vs. Greenville (7/22-24)

...through the zone quickly and efficiently. There's pronounced bat wrap and pre-fire noise by tilting the bat toward the pitcher during load, but he fires the bat to the zone so quickly with plus bat speed and loose hands. It's like watching Ozhaino...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-28/greenjackets
Shorebirds pound their way to win over GreenJackets

...chance at eight in a row was eliminated early in the second inning. Augusta's Sam Coonrod, named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week on Monday, struggled to find his release point and was knocked around for five earned and six total runs in 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-27/shorebirds-pound-their-w
Smoltz joins ex-teammates, manager in Hall of Fame

...catchers Greg Olson and Brian McCann, past and present Braves trainers and doctors who spent countless hours working with pitcher who had five arm surgeries.Smoltz also delivered a message to parents of the players of tomorrow as the number of Tommy John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2015-07-27/smoltz-joins-ex-t
Marlins' stadium has proven a challenge for home-run hitters

...Park."It plays big for everybody but one guy," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said.But does it play fair?"If you're a pitcher, it's very fair," Maddon said. "If you're a hitter, it's very unfair."Visiting managers have had little complaint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-27/marlins-stadium-has-prov
GreenJackets: Delmarva's home run fail draws national attention

...never went back. GreenJackets manager Nestor Rojas said he noticed Leyva's teammate reacting, so he appealed by having pitcher Carlos Diaz throw to catcher Jared Deacon and step on the plate. Umpire Justin Robinson, who was on top of the play the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-27/greenjackets