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A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees for tying Willie Mays at 660 home runs

...declare a milestone and make a payment likely would trigger a grievance on Rodriguez's behalf by the Major League Baseball Players Association. Barring a settlement, the case would be heard by an arbitrator. GIANTS: Shortstop Brandon Crawford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-27/rod-might-not-get-6-mill
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game.His teammates loved him, and his list of admirers included President Obama to Pearl Jam to athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death
Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

...shortstop.Born and raised in Dallas, Banks would be bribed to play catch by his father, who always wanted him to be a baseball player. Banks grew to love the game and was a standout in high school, along with participating in football, basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
Overtime

...performance-enhancing substances by Major League Baseball players was sentenced to less than 2½ years in prison after...which resulted in suspensions of 14 professional baseball players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-30/overtime
Overtime

...Blume, a former Evans High School and Augusta State baseball player, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.It will...instructors are former Columbia County high school baseball players and collegiate players.Each youngster should bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-26/overtime
Overtime

...Matt Blume, a former Evans High and Augusta State baseball player who was recently diagnosed with cancer.It will run...instructors are former Columbia County High School baseball players and collegiate players.Each child should bring baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-23/overtime
Former Braves pitcher Kris Medlen signs two-year deal with Royals

...Rodriguez on charges stemming from dealings with the clinic that illegally provided performance-enhancing drugs to baseball players.U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga postponed the trial of Yuri Sucart from Feb. 9 to April 6 ? the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-18/former-braves-pitcher-kr
Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...We remain hopeful that today's announcement will lead to further positive developments," the Major League Baseball Players Association said in a statement.The Cuban government has approved a policy allowing athletes to sign in foreign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Golf's biggest hitters square off for long drive title

...said. "Accuracy is not the main goal for me when I pick up a club."What is the goal for the former minor league baseball player is hitting the ball a long way, a very long way. He can pound it over 400 yards, and sometimes the balls even stay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-03/golfs-biggest-hitters-square
Ervin Santana turns down Braves' qualifying offer

...ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought more than 1,000 Cubans into the U.S., including several baseball players.Eliezer Lazo pleaded guilty in August to extortion charges involving the migrants, including Texas Rangers outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/ervin-santana-turns-down