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Umpire Dale Scott reveals he's gay

...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 a class act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-02/umpire-dale-scott-reveal
Incoming major league commissioner reorganizes top official spots

...financial officer; and senior adviser and Pat Courtney as chief communications officer.Manfred is set to take over for Bud Selig on Jan. 25. RAYS: Raul Ibanez has withdrawn from consideration for the managerial position, according to the Tampa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-04/incoming-major-league-co
Baseball owners approve five-year term to Bud Selig's successor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred, who will succeed the longtime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-20/baseball-owners-approve-
Overtime

...BaseballCommissioner to get 5-year termRob Manfred has been given a five-year term as baseball commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.Owners voted the term Thursday at their first meeting since electing Manfred on Aug. 14.Manfred, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-11-20/overtime
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.Game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-29/bud-seligs-imprint-seen-
Chicago Cubs break ground of Wrigley Field project

...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 1944, just shy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-11/chicago-cubs-break-ground-wrigley
Madison Bumgarner develops from Augusta legend to postseason hero

...of a stunned Kansas City crowd Wednesday night, his emotions never changed.When Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig handed the World Series MVP trophy to Bumgarner after the game, the lefty remained stoic."We're truly blessed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-01/madison-bumgarner-develo
Lawyer: Alex Rodriguez told federal investigators he used steroids

...acknowledged in 2009 that he using performance-enhancing drugs while with Texas from 2001-03.Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig suspended Rod riguez for 211 games in August 2013 for violations of the sport's drug agreement and labor contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-05/lawyer-alex-rodriguez-to
Major League Baseball replay begins slow stroll toward postseason

...time should be abided by. Then if anything is to be amended, then do that," he said.For the record, commiss ioner Bud Selig said there aren't any replay adjustments planned prior to the postseason."No, we will do that in off-season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/major-league-baseball-re
Giants' protest is won, game will resume

...night's game to be continued tomorrow," Giants President Larry Baer said in a statement."We want to thank Commissioner Bud Selig, Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre and the Chicago Cubs organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/giants-protest-won-game-