Category Archives: Local Sports

ATLANTA BRAVES SWEEP SERIES WITH SHUTOUT WIN OVER BOSTON RED SOX

The Atlanta Braves shut out the Boston Red Sox by 5-0 on Wednesday night in the finale of a two-game set at Truist Park. That allowed Atlanta to sweep the series. Marcell Ozuna got the Braves on the board with a three-run homer during the bottom of the first inning. Orlando Arcia followed that with…read more »

ROME EMPERORS DROP FIRST-EVER MEETING WITH BROOKLYN CYCLONES

ROME EMPERORS DROP FIRST-EVER MEETING WITH BROOKLYN CYCLONES

(Media release from the Rome Emperors): E.J. Exposito now leads the South Atlantic League in homeruns after his ninth-inning two-run bomb to left that ended Brooklyn’s shutout bid in the 6-2 loss. E.J.’s seventh homer of the year was just the fourth hit of the game for Rome, who went a combined 0-for-6 with RISP.…read more »

ROME EMPERORS’ EJ EXPOSITO EARNS SAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS

ROME EMPERORS’ EJ EXPOSITO EARNS SAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS

(Media release from the Rome Emperors): The South Atlantic League, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball, today announced their weekly award winners for the week of April 28th which included Rome’s own E.J. Exposito. E.J. collected a league-high 11 hits in 23 at-bats (.478) in last week’s series against the Hickory Crawdads. His three homers in…read more »

GHC PLAYS HOST TO NJCAA BASEBALL, SOFTBALL TOURNEY IN CARTERSVILLE

(Media release from Georgia Highlands College): Georgia Highlands College (GHC) is hosting the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 17 baseball and softball tournament through May 10th at its new baseball and softball complex, located adjacent to the Savoy Automobile Museum at the GHC Cartersville site, 5441 GA-20, Cartersville, GA 30121.      Chargers Baseball  The winner…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES SWEPT IN LA BY THE DODGERS

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers by 5-1 on Sunday in the finale of a three-game set in Los Angeles, CA. That allowed LA to sweep the series. It marked the first time that Atlanta has been swept this season. Shohei Otani opened the scoring with a two-run homer for the Dodgers…read more »