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Sluggers will take aim at Ohio River in Home Run Derby

...American was built as a hitter's park. The right field foul pole is only 325 feet away, a short distance chosen with Ken Griffey Jr. in mind. He was the Reds' biggest star when it opened.An average of 2.53 homers have been hit there each game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-11/sluggers-will-take-aim-o
History of draft's first picks finds mixed results

...be able to guess one. Chipper Jones ranks second all-time in career WAR among first picks at 85, just ahead of Ken Griffey Jr.'s 83.6.Alex Rodriguez claims the top spot at 117.3 after the Seattle Mariners selected him first in 1993...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-06/history-drafts-first-pic
Mariners to honor Lou Piniella

...to Seattle with the task of providing guidance to a young, but talented team. He inherited a squad that included Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, Edgar Martinez and Jay Buhner still in the early stages of their careers when Piniella arrived...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-08/mariners-honor-lou-pinie
Robinson Cano embraces leadership role in Seattle

...yet to match their expectations.? Be the first great left-handed power hitter the Mariners have employed since Ken Griffey Jr. was in his prime.? And bring buzz back to a franchise that's seen its fan base and public interest nose dive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-08/robinson-cano-embraces-l
UCLA wins the Sun Bowl over Virginia Tech

...Nate Phillips caught nine passes for 193 yards while redshirt freshman Trey Griffey ? the son of former baseball star Ken Griffey Jr. ? caught two touchdown passes. Arizona's six touchdowns tied an Advocare V100 Bowl record. LIBERTY BOWLMISSISSIPPI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-31/ucla-wins-sun-bowl-over-v
St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Michael Wacha is suddenly in the spotlight

...regular season, will be recognized on the field during pregame ceremonies.The award last was presented in 2011 to Ken Griffey Jr. It recognizes achievements and contributions of historical significance.___OFFICIAL FIRST: Gaku Tashiro of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-10-23/st-louis-cardinals-pitcher-michae
Trainer Dallas Stewart puts long shot in the money again at Kentucky Derby

...made appearances, along with former NBA star Scottie Pippen, the NFL's Ndamukong Suh and retired baseball player Ken Griffey Jr.Actress Angela Bassett, Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino and Marlon and Jackie Jackson from the Jackson 5 also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-03/trainer-dallas-stewa
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ

...15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999.With a serious, determined look on his face the whole time, Cespedes finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/oaklands-yoenis-cespedes
Trout, Jeter lead AL to win in All-Star Game

...AL MVP voting in each of the last two seasons, became the youngest All-Star MVP, about 3 1-2 months older than Ken Griffey Jr. was in 1992.Playing in his third All-Star game, Trout followed Jeter in the first by tripling off the right-field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/trout-jeter-lead-al-win-
When traveling, timing is everything

...played well. I also knew the current team, the Brewers, would be playing Seattle, with its amazing young star, Ken Griffey Jr.So I was off.It was a Sunday night when the plane landed me and a bunch of businessmen preparing for the Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/when-traveling-timing-everyth