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Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffers concussion in scary collision

...can return to the field before the season ends. New Britain has two weeks left on its schedule. SMALLER SLUGGER: Boston Red Sox 2014 second-rounder Sam Travis doesn't pass the first-glance eye test as a slugging first baseman, but the Indiana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/minnesota-twins-top-pros
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...replaced David Stern, 71, as commissioner in February. And like Silver, he was his boss' pick.Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The third candidate, MLB Executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
USC Aiken product Taylor Grover earns promotion in Boston Red Sox system

...the ability to touch the mid-90s, and he mixes in a strong slider.Salem, the Carolina League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, has seen a strong crop of prospects the past couple years.Augusta State product Shannon Wilkerson played for Salem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-09/usc-aiken-product-taylor
Bud Selig eager to introduce successor

...seven-man committee whittled down an expansive list to three candidates: MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred; Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and Tim Brosnan, MLB Vice President of Business."The process has worked just the way I thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-12/bud-selig-eager-introduc
Series shows hitting differences between Braves, Athletics

...the Athletics rank second in avoiding swinging strikes (7.8%). Moss, who was drafted and developed by the Boston Red Sox, said Oakland's hitting philosophy is similar to Boston's. He said they stress working at-bats, putting yourself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-17/series-shows
Martin Kaymer had a shoulder issue before British Open

...Keegan Bradley."Every player, he gave a hat from his favorite ... was it baseball?" Kaymer said.Yes, it was a Boston Red Sox cap. Not that the German is a huge Red Sox fan. Or even a baseball fan."That hat fits perfect for my head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/martin-kaymer-had-shoulder-i
Giants acquire veteran right-hander Jake Peavy from Red Sox

...The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will start tonight's series finale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/giants-acquire-veteran-r
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline.Oakland, with the best record in baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

BOSTON - If Yoenis Cespedes didn't know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found the perfect person to teach him all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-01/yoenis-cespedes-finds-hi
Orioles unwilling to trade the farm for short-term players

...conservative and we would try and give them a prolonged trial in the big leagues before we would trade them."So if the Boston Red Sox want young pitchers such as Kevin Gausman, Dylan Bundy or Hunter Harvey for Lester, they will have to look elsewhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-30/orioles-unwilling-trade-