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Hall of Fame broadcaster Milo Hamilton dies

...and he loved painting the prose of baseball," former Astros player and manager Phil Garner said.Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he enjoyed spending time with Hamilton when he visited Houston earlier this season."During...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-17/hall-fame-broadcaster-mi
Nationals hire Dusty Baker as manager

...person for the job. It is encouraging that in this case the best person turned out to be African-American," baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press. When the Seattle Mariners fired Lloyd McClendon last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-03/nationals-hire-dusty-bak
Commissioner focused on improving minority hiring

...key positions," Rob Manfred said Monday, a day ahead of the start of the first World Series since he became baseball commissioner. "I think it's incumbent upon us to come up with additional programs and ways to make sure that our numbers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-26/commissioner-focused-imp
Marlins' Jarred Cosart is cooperating with MLB

...increased drug testing as a result of his 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs, according to baseball commissioner Rob Manfred.Manfred said, "Let me be clear about this; he'll be tested exactly like every other player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-26/marlins-jarred-cosart-co
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...government's policy on Cuba, where we could have ongoing exhibition game activity in Cuba," Manfred, the new baseball commissioner, said Tuesday. He did not specify a timeframe.There were 25 Cuban-born players in the major leagues last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman
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
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
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