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GreenJackets Player Report: Luis Ysla

...heavier than 185, but weight isn't issue; no advantage from height; durable lower half. MakeupPlucked from tough area of Venezuela and took time to adjust; made tremendous strides in adjusting to culture; gained confidence throughout season; coachable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-10-14/greenjackets
Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela's winter series final.His apology was carried Monday by El Nacional newspaper.The Saturday night fight happened during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-27/carlos-zambrano-apologiz
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez dies at 58

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez, the fiery...who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence...red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2013-03-05/venezuelas-hugo-chavez-dies-5
Even after vote, concerns about Venezuela's oil sector persist

...with industry experts warning that Venezuela needs long-overdue investment in aging...balance isn't struck soon, they said Venezuela, a major supplier of fuel to the United...Chavez' social agenda. At the moment, Venezuela's daily output is about 2.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/30/bus_426887.shtml
Business
Venezuela to pay Exxon Mobil $255 million after arbitration decision

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela said Monday it has successfully defended itself in an international...million awarded to the company.State oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, said in a statement that debts and court action...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-01-02/venezuela-pay-exxon-mobil-
Chaos in Venezuela

...the Korean Peninsula, now along comes Venezuela. The country is in chaos, on the verge of civil war. Venezuela isn't just another banana republic...entirely to its knees. A civil war in Venezuela would be hard on the United States not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/20/edi_365188.shtml
Editorials
Mexico shuts out Venezuela

...11-0, mercy rule rout of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, in Wednesday's International semifinal...through an interpreter. Mexico got to Venezuela pitcher Manuel Barrios early, tagging...that, Mexico only needed to shut out Venezuela for two more innings to claim a mercy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/24/bas_93745.shtml
Baseball
Kid from Venezuela's sandlots makes a splash far from home

CARACAS, Venezuela -- As a kid, Francisco Rodriguez couldn't...assistant coach with the Caracas Lions of Venezuela's winter league, still runs the school...Little League can be found throughout Venezuela, but because of poverty, most baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/21/bas_359693.shtml
Baseball
Venezuela gets win over Puerto Rico

...with a big run after a 10-minute delay, and now he and his Venezuela teammates are bound for Los Angeles and the semifinals of...awarded a home run after a replay review Monday night, and Venezuela delighted a cacophonous crowd of 25,599 by beating Puerto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/17/bas_514915.shtml
Baseball
Venezuela goes to bat for Aparicio

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelans want one of their own on major league baseball's...someone with a modest batting average while playing on mediocre teams in Venezuela's winter league. Last week, Chavez, who threw out the first pitch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/15/bas_270253.shtml
Baseball