The Atlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 yesterday in the finale of a three game series in Tampa Bay. Tim Hudson got the win for the Braves, after keeping the Rays scoreless in seven and two-third innings of work. Craig Kimbrel got the save.
Shorter University’s 10th ranked Lady Hawks softball team are headed to the Elite Eight of the 2012 NAIA Softball National Championship after eliminating defending national champion Oregon Tech from this year’s tourney with a 5-1 win on Saturday in the final day of play in Pool G. The Lady Hawks will play Cal State San Marcos, the winner of Pool B, today at 11 am in their first game of the national tournament bracket.
The Rome Braves were hoping to keep momentum going after back-to-back wins over the Augusta Greenjackets on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, but unfortunately were stopped last night by the Charleston Riverdogs, who shut out the Braves 3-0 in the series opener between the teams in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Atlanta Braves shut out the Miami Marlins 7-0 last night in the finale of a two game series between the teams (and of a four game home stand) at Turner Field. It was the first career shut out for Braves starting pitcher Brandon Beachy, who pitched last night’s entire game.
Shorter University’s 10th ranked Lady Hawks softball team topped St. Gregory’s from Oklahoma 5-2 in the first game of pool play for Pool G of the 2012 NAIA Softball National Championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The Lady Hawks hope to remain unbeaten in pool play as they take on Madonna from Michigan this evening at 6 pm. They will face defending national champion Oregon Tech in their finale of pool play tomorrow.