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The Atlanta Braves didn't waste any time signing their top draft pick, outfielder Braxton Davidson of Asheville-Roberson.

Pitcher Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals notched his 20th save in 21 opportunities this season with a perfect ninth inning against the White Sox Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

LAKEWOOD-The Hickory Crawdads utilized a three-run, ninth inning rally for the second straight night, snapping a 2-2 tie in a 5-2 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

The Hickory Crawdads concluded the first half of the South Atlantic League season with an exclamation point Sunday afternoon. The 'Dads pounded out a season-high 19 hits in a 14-4 win against the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the umpires for the 55th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 17, 2014, at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, North Carolina,