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Augusta GreenJackets rely on Jake Smith's progression

...season has progressed, Smith has developed into more than a story for local fans. He has proven himself as a reliable relief pitcher capable of handling a heavy workload, and that has made a difference for Augusta. MESSNER DEALS: A fellow 24-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-18/augusta-greenjackets-rel
Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...speculated the length of games will be a top priority.All the pausing and preening ? along with the expanded use of relief pitchers ? has led to the average time of a nine-inning game expanding 30 minutes since 1981 to 3:03."That's going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/pace-play-among-issues-n
Evans pitcher Seth Carter to play for Georgia Regents

...to commit was a fairly easy one for Evans senior Seth Carter.On July 30, Carter, the Knights' right-handed relief pitcher pulled the trigger and made a commitment to play baseball for Georgia Regents."It's close to home ? about 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-11/evans-pitcher-seth-ca
Bet on Augusta's Black as impact reliever

...because Black can get amped and overthrow at times. There's never a guarantee to a relief pitcher's success. But if I'm making a bet on a Class-A relief pitcher with the talent to make an immediate impact at the major league level, I'm putting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-16/bet-augustas
Yankees' Tanaka impressive in outing vs. Phillies

...ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Twins said the surgery will likely take place in March.BREWERS: Relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has reported to spring training after acquiring a work visa and leaving an unsettled situation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-01/yankees-tanaka-impressiv
Braves score three in seventh, rally to beat Brewers

...Milwaukee Brewers were feeling.Doumit's pinch-hit single brought home two runs after the Brewers summoned a relief pitcher who had not even been warming up, capping a three-run seventh inning that carried the Atlanta Braves to a 5-4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-22/braves-score-3-7th-rally
Ex-Georgia football coach Jin Donnan vilified, lauded as trial begins

...prepared by the Leon County Sheriff's Office, which issued a civil citation to the Florida State quarterback and relief pitcher last week after the theft.The report details what witnesses and video camera at the Publix supermarket saw the night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-06/ex-georgia-football-coach
Report: Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston receives citation for shoplifting crab legs

...Florida State baseball coach Mike Martin suspended Winston indefinitely until he completes the program. Winston is a relief pitcher for the Seminoles. Football coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement that he supports Martin's decision.Winston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-30/report-heisman-trophy-win
Heisman winner Jameis Winston charged with shoplifting

...offenders," he said. "There's a list of minor, non-violent, non-sexual offenses that qualify." Winston is a relief pitcher for the Seminoles and has appeared in 16 games. He has five saves, a 1-0 record and has struck out 25 batters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-01/heisman-winner-charged-sh
Late grand slam lifts Cross Creek over South Effingham in Region 3-AAAA Tournament semifinal

...three runs, Cross Creek's James crushed a pitch to center field to put Cross Creek three outs away from a win.Relief pitcher Matthew Avret made sure the comeback didn't change into a collapse.After setting down the Mustangs in order in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-04-22/late-grand-slam-lifts