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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
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
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
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
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
Bud Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-29/bud-seligs-imprint-seen-
Chicago Cubs break ground of Wrigley Field project

...officially launched their Wrigley Field renovation project with a groundbreaking ceremony that included Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.From a podium in the infield, Selig recalled his first visit to the century-old ballpark, in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-11/chicago-cubs-break-ground-wrigley
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

BALTIMORE - Rob Manfred, a high-ranking executive in Major League Baseball for many years, was chosen Thursday by the league's owners to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner, one of the most powerful positions in sports.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
Bud Selig eager to introduce successor

BALTIMORE - Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and taking it easy when he retires this winter.Before that happens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-12/bud-selig-eager-introduc