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Braves could face several arbitration hearings

...the four have been announced as signings today. The last time the Braves faced an arbitration hearing was 2001 with John Rocker. However, while it's a bit of a cold process to leave negotiations up to an arbitrator, baseball is a business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-01-17/braves-could
Tigers send Prince Fielder to Rangers for Ian Kinsler

...process and to a fair resolution."Selig testified in 2000 on the rationale of his decision to suspend Atlanta pitcher John Rocker for all 45 days of spring training and the first 28 days of the season, a penalty cut to the first 14 days of the regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-20/tigers-send-prince-field
Earning players' adoration helped lead former Braves manager Bobby Cox to Hall of Fame

...of his players.The rare player who resisted Cox's team-first approach didn't last long in Atlanta. Just ask John Rocker, an imposing closer but loud-mouthed disruption before he was dealt to Cleveland for a couple of journeyman pitchers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/earning-players-adoratio
Former Braves closer John Rocker visits Lake Olmstead Stadium

Former Atlanta Braves closer John Rocker made an appearance at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Wednesday night, promoting a book and recalling memories of his time in the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-31/former-braves-closer-joh
Bitter bumpkins take note!

...you offended all 1 billion people in China, for example. But you have to go back to former Atlanta Braves loudmouth John Rocker to offend as many categories of people as Obama smeared in his ugly pronouncement. Here's what he said recently about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/15/edi_195085.shtml
Editorials
Stage set for trainer, Clemens at hearing

...report to spring training -- a time of excitement and hope for baseball fans. Selig also responded to former pitcher John Rocker's claim he flunked a drug test ordered by Major League Baseball in 2000 and that Selig knew about it. Selig said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/13/bas_187179.shtml
Baseball
Rocker implicates commish

ATLANTA --- John Rocker claims he flunked a drug test ordered by Major League Baseball in...how to effectively use steroids. "Bud Selig knew in the year 2000 John Rocker was taking the juice," the former pitcher said Monday of the baseball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/12/bas_187015.shtml
Baseball
The Mitchell Report List

...David Bell - Paul Byrd - Jose Canseco - Jay Gibbons - Troy Glaus - Jose Guillen - Darren Holmes - Gary Matthews Jr. - John Rocker - Scott Schoeneweis - Ismael Valdez - Matt Williams - Steve Woodard The following players were linked through BALCO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/14/bas_176645.shtml
Baseball
Mayor nears end of divisive tenure

...his mother's old home first. And he received national attention for sticking up for former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker, a Macon native who Mr. Ellis said was "misunderstood" in 2000 when he made derogatory comments about minorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/26/met_145172.shtml
Metro
Rocker says no hormone prescribed by doctors

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former major league relief pitcher John Rocker told ESPN Radio on Wednesday he never bought human growth hormone with a prescription. On Tuesday, SI.com reported that Rocker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/08/bas_119470.shtml
Baseball