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DENVER - The additions of Gary Sheffield and Vinny Castilla were meant to energize an offense that batted .260...Javy (Lopez) is going to get better and I expect Vinny (Castilla) to come on more. I believe Andruw (Jones) can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/20/bra_346062.shtml
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Castilla's coming home, and Mexican fans hope he'll homer

...MONTERREY, Mexico -- Opening day will be more like Vinny Castilla day. Although the trailblazing and defending NL champion...Gonzales, 9, said he's a Rockies fan "because of Vinny Castilla. He hits a lot of home runs." The Little Leaguer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/04/bas_258138.shtml
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SAN FRANCISCO - If one had suggested before the start of the National League Division Series that Vinny Castilla, Javy Lopez and Keith Lockhart would knock in more runs in the first three games than the heart of the Atlanta Braves lineup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/07/bra_357035.shtml
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Castilla lifts Atlanta to win

...Boston. Now there's Castilla's Pole at Turner Field. With a carom shot worthy of Minnesota Fats, third baseman Vinny Castilla sent the Braves sprinting to a lead Monday night before most of the crowd of 31,704 had a chance to shell their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/04/bra_342567.shtml
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ST. LOUIS - An offense projected to be the Atlanta Braves' best in years, has fallen on its collective face. Vinny Castilla is batting .200. Javy Lopez isn't hitting (.194) his weight. Gary Sheffield has stumbled to a .207 average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/05/bra_342379.shtml
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Nationals defeat Marlins in 10 innings

...missed. Jose Guillen got just enough. Guillen hit a two-out home run in the 10th inning, and Ryan Church and Vinny Castilla also hit solo homers to help the Washington Nationals defeat the Florida Marlins 3-2 on Saturday. The Nationals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/10/bas_449819.shtml
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Jones, Sheffield carry brunt of offense

...Atlanta Braves' offense has become the Sheff & Chipper Show. Without significant contributions from Andruw Jones, Vinny Castilla and Javy Lopez, the team's No. 3 and 4 hitters, Gary Sheffield and Chipper Jones, have carried the lineup during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/21/bra_353780.shtml
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Braves roster

...Spooneybarger, Darren Holmes, Chris Hammond, Damian Moss. CATCHERS (2) Javy Lopez, Henry Blanco. INFIELDERS (7) Vinny Castilla, Rafael Furcal, Marcus Giles, Wes Helms, Julio Franco, Keith Lockhart, Mark DeRosa. OUTFIELDERS (4) Andruw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/31/bra_341738.shtml
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Indians beat Braves

...Cleveland Indians beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2. Atlanta took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Vinny Castilla, but Cleveland roughed up Braves' starter Greg Maddux for four runs in the third. Brady Anderson led off with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/08/bra_337356.shtml
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Furcal laments Braves' losses

...the last remnant of a starting rotation that dominated the National League during the past decade - third baseman Vinny Castilla, catcher Javy Lopez and outfielder Gary Sheffield. "The departure of Sheffield, Vinny, Javy and Maddux is a tremendous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/bra_391677.shtml
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