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Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa claim Rookie of the Year honors

...Rookie of the Year on Monday, and Correa took the American League prize in a close vote by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America."It's an unbelievable feeling," Correa explained on a conference call from his home in Puerto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-16/cubs-kris-bryant-astros-
Joe Maddon, Jeff Bannister named top managers

...first-year big league manager to win the award. Maddon got nine first-place votes for 124 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting announced Tuesday.Maddon becomes the seventh manager to win the award three times and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-17/joe-maddon-jeff-banniste
Commissioner Rob Manfred plans to rule on Pete Rose's reinstatement by end of year

...of Fame's board of directors voted in 1991 to ban those on the permanently ineligible list from the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot. Since Rose's last year of BBWAA ballot eligibility would have been 2006, the impact of reinstatement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-25/commissioner-rob-manfred
Cutting length of baseball's regular season could get tied to reconfiguring postseason

...season."A shortened schedule is a major, major economic issue," Commissioner Rob Manfred told the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday."We sell out in a lot of markets in terms of gates. The gates are really valuable to us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/cutting-length-baseballs
Federal authorities end prosecution of home run king Barry Bonds

...third year on the Hall of Fame ballot this year, Bonds received 202 votes for 36.8 percent from the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A player must garner at least 75 percent of the vote to be elected.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-21/federal-authorities-end-
Sandy Koufax, Johnny Bench take part in ceremonial first pitch

...expansion."I'm open to the idea," Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.Manfred, speaking to the Baseball Writers' Association of America, said the league is evaluating cities interested in having a major league team. He declined to identify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/sandy-koufax-johnny-benc
Pitcher Jake Peavy finalizes deal with San Francisco Giants

...Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez won the prestigious Fuchs Award from the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.The award for long and meritorious service to baseball is named for Judge Emil Fuchs, the former owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-23/pitcher-jake-peavy-final
Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

...pitching prize for the second year in a row, getting all 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Wednesday."Pretty cool," Kershaw said after the MLB Network telecast.Johnny Cueto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-12/clayton-kershaw-corey-kl
Orioles' Buck Showalter, Nationals' Matt Williams named managers of the year

...with Washington.Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He's established a unique pattern of winning once a decade following victories with the New York...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/orioles-buck-showalter-n
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...shunned so far along with other Steroids Era stars, can be considered up to eight more times each by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, dropped from 37.6 percent to 35.4 last year in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years