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New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

...the 31st floor of baseball's Park Avenue offices was tidy Monday morning, the first business day after he succeeded Bud Selig and started a five-year term as commissioner. Having worked for MLB since 1998 as an executive vice president and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
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BaseballSelig's dream is for global sport Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out.After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/overtime
Ex-Brave Evan Gattis feels 'more at home' in Houston

...CLOCK: Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games.Commissioner Bud Selig said the decision followed a successful experiment with the clock in the Arizona Fall League. SELIG'S FAREWELL: Selig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-15/ex-brave-evan-gattis-fee
Bud Selig honored by owners at last meeting as baseball's chief

...League Baseball owners gathered Wednesday for their annual January meeting with one big item on the agenda ? honoring Bud Selig in his final gathering with them as commissioner.About 250 people were expected at a dinner in his honor Wednesday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-14/bud-selig-honored-owners
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
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
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-
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...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
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