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Peraza leads Braves minor league awards

...middle is enough to make fans of great defense salivate. "The end result will be a plus-or-better defensive second baseman with impressive lateral range and solid hands, a worthy double-play partner with Andrelton Simmons," Baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-09-21/peraza-leads
Offensive woes might keep Atlanta Braves out of playoffs

...are a bigger concern. General manager Frank Wren invested a good chunk of the team's payroll in two players ? second baseman Dan Uggla and center fielder B.J. Upton ? who have produced very little payoff.Uggla batted under .200 the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-18/offensive-woes-might-kee
Braves release struggling Uggla

...requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still...Uggla lost his job to Tommy La Stella when the rookie second baseman was called up May 28.The Braves' patience with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-18/braves-release-strugglin
Giants call up Dan Uggla

...start. The San Francisco Giants needed a healthy second baseman who could step in and produce.Both are hoping they...this season and next season.The 34-year-old second baseman has 233 career homers and a .244 average. He had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-25/giants-call-dan-uggla
Hickory Crawdads get big hit from Travis Demeritte to beat Augusta GreenJackets

The power in Hickory second baseman Travis Demeritte's quick bat had yet to show in his first career trip to Lake Olmstead Stadium.That changed in the biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/hickory-crawdads-get-big
Brewers maintain control of division

...starter Mike Fiers and a Cardinals' loss to Philadelphia.Call it a coincidence, Scooter Gennett said. For the second baseman, it's more about Milwaukee proving to be a good team."I think it's just a coincidence. It's just, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-25/brewers-maintain-control
Slumping Braves fall to Dodgers again

...run on Yasiel Puig's grounder to third.Matt Kemp hit a little blooper to right that just got over the glove of second baseman Tommy La Stella, bringing home Crawford.That was enough for the Dodgers.Mike Minor (4-8) matched his longest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-12/slumping-braves-fall-dod
Justin Upton, Jason Heyward propel Braves past Marlins

...off Santana, scoring Casey McGehee from second to make it 1-0, but Garrett Jones was thrown out at the plate on second baseman Tommy La Stella's relay throw to catcher Evan Gattis."When you talk about winning games this time of year, you've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-29/justin-upton-jason-heywa
Mike Minor shines in Braves' victory

...Doumit connected off Daisuke Matsuzaka, who came off the disabled list before the game.The Mets remained without second baseman Daniel Murphy (calf). He's not healing as fast as the team had hoped, and manager Terry Collins didn't rule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-28/mike-minor-shines-braves
Justin Upton's homer in 12th rallies Braves past Reds

...Stella's grounder to the hole at shortstop and getting a forceout at second, holding Atlanta to one run on the play.Second baseman Brandon Phillips saved two more runs in the sixth. With runners on second and third and two outs, he made an over-the-shoulder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-22/justin-uptons-homer-12th