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New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

NEW YORK - Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner ? his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball."Probably good if I get hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
Alex Rodriguez makes vague apology, turns down news conference

...at 660.Before apologizing to the Yankees, Rodriguez met last month with Rob Manfred, who succeeded Selig as baseball commissioner on Jan. 25."I served the longest suspension in the history of the league for PED use," Rodriguez said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-17/alex-rodriguez-makes-vag
Baseball commissioner Selig to retire after next season

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015. The 79-year-old Selig has repeatedly said since 2003 that his retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-26/baseball-commissioner-selig-
Madison Bumgarner develops from Augusta legend to postseason hero

...dominance in front of a stunned Kansas City crowd Wednesday night, his emotions never changed.When Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig handed the World Series MVP trophy to Bumgarner after the game, the lefty remained stoic."We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-01/madison-bumgarner-develo
Umpire Dale Scott reveals he's gay

...and it's not a shock to the umpire staff. If it would have been, I don't think I would have done it."Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig praised Scott."To his friends and colleagues throughout the game, Dale is universally regarded as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-02/umpire-dale-scott-reveal
Lawyer: Alex Rodriguez told federal investigators he used steroids

...three-time AL MVP acknowledged in 2009 that he using performance-enhancing drugs while with Texas from 2001-03.Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig suspended Rod riguez for 211 games in August 2013 for violations of the sport's drug agreement and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-05/lawyer-alex-rodriguez-to
Overtime

...at 10-under 206.BaseballCommissioner to get 5-year termRob Manfred has been given a five-year term as baseball commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.Owners voted the term Thursday at their first meeting since electing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-11-20/overtime
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig says he will retire in January 2015

...Bud Selig said Thursday he plans to retire as baseball commissioner in January 2015 after a term of more than 22 years...which would mark the second-longest term for a baseball commissioner.Selig's tenure included splitting each league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-09-26/mlb-commissioner-bud-sel
Contract extension given to baseball commissioner Bud Selig

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has been given a two-year contract extension through...Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1920-44) as the longest-serving baseball commissioner.Selig's contract had been due to expire this Dec. 31.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-01-12/contract-extension-given
Incoming major league commissioner reorganizes top official spots

NEW YORK - Incoming Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has reorganized several top jobs in the sport.The moves announced Thursday include Bob Bowman becoming MLB's president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-04/incoming-major-league-co