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Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

August 21, 2012
Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla simply couldn’t get the ball out of his glove when trying to throw home on a grounder that was ruled an infield single and let the Nationals score the winning run and hand the Braves a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 13 innings after Monday night turned into Tuesday morning at…

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Carson and Auguste Out Indefinitely

August 21, 2012
Carson and Auguste Out Indefinitely

South Carolina redshirt freshman running back Shon Carson and senior cornerback Akeem Auguste will both be sidelined indefinitely, it was announced Monday.  Carson, a 5-8, 192-pounder from Scranton, S.C., underwent a surgical procedure on his left wrist this morning to repair an injury suffered in practice on Friday.  Auguste, a 5-9, 188-pounder from Hollywood, Fla.,…

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Roger Clemens is Back

August 21, 2012
Roger Clemens is Back

Roger Clemens is returning to baseball, fresh off his acquittal on federal charges of lying to Congress about alleged steroid use. Clemens, who is 50, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a Texas-based franchise in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The deal was announced by Houston station Fox 26. The seven-time…

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Holbrooke Completes Staff with Esposito and Buscher

August 21, 2012

South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook has announced the completion of his coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. Sammy Esposito has been named recruiting coordinator and Brian Buscher has returned to Gamecock Baseball as volunteer assistant.  Esposito has worked on the baseball staff since the fall of 2007 and has been a part of five…

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Clemson Baseball Gets Top Georgia Prospect

August 21, 2012

Clemson Sunday landed a commitment from highly rated junior infielder Michael Chavis (5-11 185) of Marietta, GA. The Tigers beat out Georgia and Georgia Tech for Chavis who also plays for the famed East Cobb travel team. Chavis has pop in his bat. He hit home runs in five different Perfect Game summer tournaments. Chavis…

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Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

August 20, 2012
Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and at least one of his handlers allegedly concocted a bizarre scheme to get him out of any punishment after he tested positive for use of the drug testosterone. The New York Daily News reports that the plot included buying a Web site and creating a fake advertisement to…

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Dodgers Blank Braves

August 20, 2012
Dodgers Blank Braves

Chad Billingsley combined with two relievers for a three-hit shutout to win his sixth straight start, rookie Luis Cruz homered for the second game in a row and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday. The Braves are back on the road Monday to begin a three game series at Washington.…

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Clemson Adds JUCO Pitcher for 2012

August 20, 2012

Clemson has a late addition to its 2012 baseball class in sidearm pitcher Kyle Schnell of Lake Sumter JC, FL He’s a native of Alpharetta, GA and will have three seasons of eligibility with the Tigers. Last season Schnell was 4-1 with 4 saves and a 3.02 ERA. He struck out 37 batters in 44.2…

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Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

August 18, 2012
Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

The West-Oak Warriors dropped its season-opening football game, 35-7, Friday night on the road at Travelers Rest.  The home crowd turned out for Alumni Night at Chico Bolin Stadium to see the Devil Dogs begin the season 1-0.  It’s officially known as Week Zero in South Carolina.  The Warriors, and the rest of the state,…

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Jones Helps Pace Braves Past Padres

August 18, 2012
Jones Helps Pace Braves Past Padres

Chipper Jones homered twice on a night when a big crowd turned out to get his bobblehead, and the Atlanta Braves won their 15th straight game with Kris Medlen as a starter, beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 on Thursday. The Braves remain at home to begin a series with the LA Dodgers Friday night…

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