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Marlins fend off Braves' rally

MIAMI - Jose Fernandez became the first pitcher in the modern era to win his first 17 career home decisions, overcoming a rough start Friday to help the Miami Marlins beat the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-25/marlins-fend-braves-rall
Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's number during ceremony

...characteristically - keeping them waiting for about 30 minutes. "I'm still, like, floating." Martinez is the first pitcher to have his number retired by the Red Sox. He joins Bobby Doerr (No. 1), Joe Cronin (4), Johnny Pesky (6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-28/red-sox-retire-pedro-mar
Phillies' Cole Hamels no-hits Cubs

...CHICAGO - Cole Hamels is facing a quick trip from the record book to the trading block.The Philadelphia ace became the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years, watching as rookie center fielder Odubel Herrera stumbled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-25/phillies-cole-hamels-no-
Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

...AL pitchers to take the Cy Young and MVP since Gibson's NL sweep nearly a half-century ago.Kershaw became the first pitcher to lead the majors in ERA for four straight years. He topped baseball this season in complete games and was best among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-12/clayton-kershaw-corey-kl
Giants prevail on Cardinals' error in the 10th inning

...one run in 5 2-3 innings.PLUNKEDHudson hit Lackey with a pitch on his left elbow in the fifth, making Lackey the first pitcher to be hit by pitch in the postseason since Steve Carlton was plunked by Tommy John in the 1977 NLCS.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-14/giants-prevail-cardinals
Key grand slams run through San Francisco Giants organization

...grand slam in the same game. It marked the first time that has happened in major league history.Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in the same season.Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez, also a former GreenJacket...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/key-grand-slams-run-thro
Rays try to end slump by getting back to basics

...Young winner has at least 10 strikeouts in four consecutive games, yet he's 1-3 during the stretch.He's the first pitcher to have seven double-digit strikeout performances within a team's first 75 games since 2002, when Curt Schilling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-23/rays-try-end-slump-getti
Brewers' Braun gets crowd support in victory over Braves in season opener

...right."Yovani Gallardo (1-0) tossed six shutout innings for the win. He allowed just four hits in becoming the first pitcher in franchise history to make five straight opening day starts.A Braves lineup being relied on to help overcome the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-31/brewers-beat-braves-season-o
Run in eighth helps Phillies nip Braves in series finale

...eighth. ... Braves starters have a 1.58 ERA. ... In Wednesday's 1-0 loss to the Braves, Lee became the first pitcher to lose two games in which he allowed one run or less and struck out 13 or more. The other time also was against Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-17/run-eighth-helps-phillie
Giants' Tim Lincecum tosses second career no-hitter

...he said.Making the performance even sweeter was the fact that Lincecum even got two hits of his own, becoming the first pitcher with two hits in a no-hitter since Rick Wise hit two homers for Philadelphia against Cincinnati on June 23, 1971...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-25/giants-tim-lincecum-toss