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Dexter Fowler shines in debut as Astros beat Braves

...pregnant wife who was ill. The 6-foot-4, 300-plus-pound slugger hit .368 with 36 homers and 121 RBIs in the Mexican League last season."We'll see what type of condition he's in," Porter said. "We'll get him some live BP and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-28/dexter-fowler-shines-deb
Overtime

...medley relay Saturday. BasketballMexican league is courting ShaqShaquille O'Neal is in talks to play a few games in the Mexican league, Sergio Ganem, president of the Fuerza Regia team, said this week.The 15-time NBA All-Star would play a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-06/overtime
PCL game postponed because of the flu

...flu virus. But the illness previously known as swine flu did force the suspension of a week's worth of games in the Mexican League when the country briefly shut down public gatherings in April. Augusta GreenJackets general manager Nick Brown said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/26/bas_542117.shtml
Baseball | Swine flu
MLB Notes

...was signed for the remainder of this season after going 10-2 with a 4.03 ERA with the Mexico City Red Devils of the Mexican League. Atlanta optioned rookie right-hander Charlie Morton to Triple-A Richmond. Morton was 4-8 with a 6.10 ERA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/30/bas_471432.shtml
Baseball
Campillo remains hot; Braves salvage finale

...5-0 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep. Campillo, a native of Tijuana, Mexico, and a veteran of eight seasons in the Mexican League, cut short his pregame routine with temperatures in the 90s at Turner Field and improved to 3-0 in his past five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/04/bra_468216.shtml
Braves
Two long shots make U.S. World Cup roster

...odds to make the squad after his contract was not renewed last year by Kansas City in MLS. But he went to Puebla of the Mexican league and tied for the scoring lead with 10 goals."I wasn't good enough for the Wizards last year, so to be where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-05-26/two-long-shots-make-us-world-cup-
Sports
Cox moves Hampton up to Thursday

...major leagues, playing in Japan, and wouldn't return for more than one game until signing with the Braves out of the Mexican League in 2001. Franco, who fell one hit shy of becoming the oldest player in major league history to get 100 hits in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/bra_430369.shtml
Braves
Cox moves Hampton up to Thursday

...major leagues, playing in Japan, and wouldn't return for more than one game until signing with the Braves out of the Mexican League in 2001. Franco, who fell one hit shy of becoming the oldest player in major league history to get 100 hits in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/05/met_430395.shtml
Metro
Atlanta prepares for pivotal series

...a brief tour with the Brewers, he didn't play regularly in the majors again until the Braves signed him out of the Mexican League in 2001. "I'm going out there because I still think I've got the ability to put the bat on the ball and help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/bra_416876.shtml
Braves
Reynolds enters Braves' new world

...line of successful reclamation projects for the Braves. In the past two years, they have rescued Julio Franco from the Mexican League, breathed life into Chris Hammond's career, restored Darren Holmes' reputation and plucked Matt Franco from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/22/bra_370366.shtml
Braves