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Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

...1950s to complete the scene. FRIDAY, OCT. 24THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRAThe legendary orchestra that served as a cornerstone to swing and jazz music since 1935 continues today as one of the elite organizations in the genres, having won 17 Grammy Awards since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-30/augusta-amusements-br
Jones demotion shouldn't impact future

...100 percent in the first half, he consistently barreled the ball hard from a smooth, left-handed swing. He has easy plus raw power from a swing with solid extension and excellent leverage. Even when his bat began to slow in the second half...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-30/jones-demoti
GreenJackets catcher continues hot streak in victory over Grasshoppers

...through the zone," Ross said. "I made some adjustments to my swing that helped me find my bat path a little bit. When your bat...more consistent basis over the past month."Once I got my swing, I've felt comfortable. I'm trying to be a more mature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-28/greenjackets-catcher-con
GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Ross, Messner, Sadberry

...He's showing the ability to adjust his swing and improve his pitch recognition over...He explained after the game that his swing path was too steep early in the season...while getting better extension. The steep swing early in the season is actually helpful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-28/greenjackets
Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

...2013 out of a California high school."A sweet left-handed swing combined with hand-eye coordination and sound pitch recognition...any park during batting practice with a relatively effortless swing. It's a matter of time before that carries to games, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/mets-prospect-dominic-sm
Republicans on offensive in Georgia Senate race

...few hopes to pick up a GOP-held Senate seat as they try to hold their majority and establish Georgia as another Southern swing state. Republicans need six more seats to run the chamber and know they can't afford to let Nunn succeed retiring Sen. Saxby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-07
Samuels, Pope win at Gordon Lakes

...where he has two wins and a fourth-place finish in his past three events. He credits the work he's been doing on his swing with Goshen Plantation's Spike Kelley for his improved play."He's playing solid," said Perry, who was paired with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2014-07-27/samuels-pope-wi
Ashley Farr looks back at USC Aiken success over professional disappointment

...outfielders and hitters in the country than Ashley Farr," USC Aiken coach Kenny Thomas said at the time. "He's proven he can swing the bat with anybody." DESPITE THE BREAKOUT season, Farr didn't get a call in June during the Major League Baseball First-Year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/ashley-farr-looks-back-u
Giants call up Dan Uggla

...Uggla has hit just .196 with 43 homers and 143 RBIs in 1,101 at-bats. He said he's working on "staying short" in his swing instead of trying to hit home runs."We're human. We're going to fall out of whack sometimes," Uggla said. "We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-25/giants-call-dan-uggla
Heyward fighting swing's timing

...I've devoted so much time focusing on B.J. Upton's swing, I failed to notice Heyward's .118 Isolated Power is well...numbers. The next two attached images show the difference in his swing. Image 3 (his last home run June 15, went to right-center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-10/heyward-figh