It's official: the Augusta GreenJackets are the best in Minor League Baseball.
Never underestimate the power of a good round of batting practice. That lesson proved true Monday night when the Augusta GreenJackets beat the West Virginia Power 9-3 at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Game 1 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. --- For the second consecutive game, a young Augusta GreenJackets pitcher dominated the opposing team in his first professional postseason outing and, as a result, the GreenJackets are heading for the South Atlantic League Championship Series.
Record crowds and the development of future champions have highlighted recent years at Lake Olmstead. The past three summers has meant something else to first-year manager Lipso Nava.
After posting the third-best ERA (2.55) in the Giants organization this season, Shawn Sanford will take the mound tonight in Savannah as Augusta's top starter.
Football may be in the air this weekend, but baseball is in the headlines.
Economy: The federal government moved in to help bail out mortgage lending giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. Officials announced that the institutions were being placed in a government conservatorship, a move that could end up costing taxpayers billions.
...GreenJackets are expected to announce today that Roberto Kelly, who led the minor league baseball team to the South Atlantic League Championship Series last season, will return for a third season as manager. Kelly, a former major league all-star...
Augusta's two primary minor league sports teams, the Augusta GreenJackets baseball team and the Augusta Lynx hockey team, experienced turnaround seasons in 2006 and head into 2007 hoping to match that success.
"They have come. The greatest aggregation of baseball stars that were ever gathered together on one team are in Augusta."