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Casey McGehee to play third for Giants after Pablo Sandoval's departure

...Augusta GreenJacket, in the Bay Area.After a comeback year for the Marlins sparked by a season in Japan to find himself and his swing, McGehee insists he will stick to what he does best. He realizes he's a different player than the big personality he is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-20/casey-mcgehee-play-third
Traditional toys remain popular Christmas buys

...13, get a gift each year that they want, need, can wear and can read.Beauford, who had just purchased an outdoor saucer swing at Learning Express, said gift cards, clothes, Legos and Scooby Doo toys also will be under her tree. Last year, the children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-19/traditional
Bulls end Grizzlies' winning streak at six games

...host to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. ROCKETS: Made a move to bolster their depth on the perimeter, acquiring veteran swing man Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves.The Rockets sent shooting guard Troy Daniels, cash considerations and a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-19/bulls-end-grizzlies-winning-s
Braves get creative centerpiece for Upton

...from the left side with a quick, short swing. He's a gap hitter with poor power...power at times, and he can pull out of his swing. He'll need to shore up his projected...reserves. Smith shows more authority in the swing than expected, but the hit tool might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-19/braves-get-c
Tiger Woods | The Augusta Chronicle

...Club, home of the Masters Tournament. WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Joe LaCava, the caddie, was awaiting word on whether his boss - Tiger Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/tiger-woods
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The 2024 campaign is moving into full swing after the IOC approved new rules that make bidding cheaper and more flexible.The IOC will launch an "invitation phase" Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Michaux: Tiger Woods turns to old swing, new coach

...World Challenge with a new coach and an old swing.Turns out the most significant tool in...Woods pored over video footage of every swing incarnation in his career seeking the best...were revealed in the Rudy Duran-built swing from his youth that carried Woods through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-02/michauxtiger-woods-turns-old
Bengals' fans denied in the Dawg Pound by Browns' fan

...end Jurrell Casey started jawing with Jets quarterback Geno Smith during a replay review in the third quarter. Casey took a swing at Smith and struck him in the side of the head, triggering the melee.Jets right tackle Breno Giacomini and right guard Willie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-14/bengals-fans-denied-dawg-poun
Braves moves confirm new hitting trend

...in the American League, but they had the highest contact percentage and won the league. The Giants had one of the highest swing percentages and lowest contact rates in baseball, and they hit into fewer double plays. They put the ball in play more because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-09/braves-moves
Braves Notes: Recapping winter meetings

...versatile defensively and can switch hit, although he has a noticeable career split favoring batting from the right side. His swing is shorter and cleaner to the ball, and better geared for the gaps with consistent contact from that side. He should have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-11/braves-notes