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Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

...communities in former citrus groves. Marketing of the developments was geared toward empty nesters from the Northeast. Boston Red Sox legend Ted Williams came to Citrus Hills in the late 1980s and was known to fish regularly in the nearby Gulf of Mexico...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-22/flas-gray-belt-glimpse-nations-futu
Orioles wrap up first division title since 1997

...succeed. It was pretty special."Baltimore is 42-23 in a division that includes the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees and pitching-rich Tampa Bay. The Orioles led by only four games on Aug. 6 before going on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-16/orioles-wrap-first-divis
Phillies no-hit Braves

...combined no-hitter came in 1917 when Babe Ruth walked the first Washington batter of the game and was ejected, and Boston Red Sox reliever Ernie Shore didn't allow another runner.Roy Halladay pitched the previous two Phillies no-hitters ? he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-01/phllies-no-hit-atlanta-b
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
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
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
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