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Use of batboys, batgirls suspended after 9-year-old's death during Kansas tournament

...and is deciding whether to investigate the accident, Ken Evans, the city's strategic communications director.Third baseman Brady Cox, who plays for Texas-Arlington, said he will always remember Kaiser encouraging him even when Cox was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-03/use-batboys-batgirls-sus
Braves' Bird has stuff for majors despite little attention in trade

...week after hitting .255 with five doubles and seven home runs in 30 Gulf Coast League games.The 18-year-old third baseman was drafted in June for his power potential.Riley wasted no time impressing his new Danville coaches, either, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-01/braves-bird-has-stuff-ma
Braves use Kelly Johnson's turnaround season to add future pieces

...it became a valuable contract that helped produce Friday night's trade with the New York Mets.Johnson and Braves third baseman Juan Uribe were dealt to the Mets for minor league pitchers Robert Whalen and John Gant.Johnson's numbers were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-use-kelly-johnson
'Chronicle' ranks the 50 greatest Atlanta Braves moments

...Aug. 12, 198427. Tom Glavine wins the NL Cy Young, giving the Braves seven in the span of eight years, 199828. Third baseman Chipper Jones hits walk-off home run as last homer of his career, Sept. 2, 201229. Jason Heyward makes the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/chronicle-ranks-50-great
Braves add high-floor pitching prospects for Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson

...maximum high-floor return for two veteran rentals by acquiring minor league pitchers Robert Whalen and John Gant for third baseman Juan Uribe and utility player Kelly Johnson.Uribe and Johnson were packaged together to get a better return, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/braves-add-high-floor-pi
Playoff races, trade talks highlight second half of MLB season

...reliever Jonathan Papelbon certainly wants out of a crumbling situation.Also swaying in the tradewinds: Milwaukee third baseman Aramis Ramirez and closer Francisco Rodriguez, A's all-purpose player Ben Zobrist and reliever Tyler Clippard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/playoff-races-trade-talk
Hometown slugger Todd Frazier wins home run derby

...no less ? to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark.Pressure? Sure didn't show it.The Reds third baseman became only the second player to win the long-ball competition on his home field Monday night, topping Dodgers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-13/hometown-slugger-todd-fr
Cubs' Jon Lester flirts with no-hitter in win over Braves

...longtime Atlanta sports writer Jack Wilkinson, changed his call in the top of the seventh and charged an error to third baseman Kris Bryant, who let the ball get under his glove.A.J. Pierzynski, Lester's batterymate in Boston for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-18/cubs-jon-lester-flirts-n
Surprises could be in store in second half of MLB season

...gt;4. Beane there, done that.The A's made some shocking moves during the offseason, including the trade of third baseman Josh Donaldson to Toronto, but all that's left now is dismantling a 41-50 team that isn't climbing back into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-16/surprises-could-be-store
Cameron Maybin, Kelly Johnson propel Braves past Phillies

...San Diego Padres in an 11-5 loss to Arizona on Aug. 26, 2010.Maybin, who also reached on a throwing error by third baseman Mikael Franco in the eighth inning, is hitting .296. He added his 15th stolen base following the error. He had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-04/cameron-maybin-kelly-joh