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Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...It's absolutely a natural, just as the Dominican was and Venezuela. You go to where the talent is," the former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager said Wed nesday. "The high talent level for Cuban players is still there."That talent has faced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...are taking more time to percolate.Traded from Boston to Oakland last summer, Lester was sought by the Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs.Multiple media outlets say the former Augusta GreenJacket's decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/pitcher-jon-lesters-deci
Renderings for Braves' new suburban stadium unveiled

...started to rebuild by trading shortstop Jimmy Rollins, the longest-tenured athlete in Philadelphia, to the Los Angeles Dodgers.Details of the trade ? which could involve a third team ? were still being finalized Wednesday evening, source...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-10/renderings-braves-new-su
Cubs sign former GreenJacket Lester

...part of a $215 million, seven-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers that began this year."It's not often you get...Sox, World Series champion San Francisco and the Los Angeles Dodgers.Lester is headed to a team that hasn't made the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-10/cubs-sign-former-greenja
Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

NEW YORK - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous choice for his third NL Cy Young Award, and Cleveland's Corey Kluber edged Seattle's Felix...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-12/clayton-kershaw-corey-kl
Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...were worth $125,288 for Baltimore, $115,481 for St. Louis, $31,544 for Detroit, $31,543 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, $29,845 for the Los Angeles Angels, $29,418 for Washington, $16,556 for Pittsburgh and $15,266 for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-24/ex-brave-john-smoltz-amo
New York Yankees not sure what to expect of Alex Rodriguez in 2015 season

...Oakland's Billy Beane (four) and Washington's Mike Rizzo (three). The New York Yankees' Brian Cashman, the Los Angeles Dodgers' Ned Colletti, Milwaukee's Doug Melvin and Seattle's Jack Zduriencik received one vote each.The award is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/new-york-yankees-not-sur
Tigers GM more optimistic about re-signing Victor Martinez than Max Scherzer

...of some variety."Like most teams, the Red Sox would like to add some left-handed help in the bullpen.The Los Angeles Dodgers, meanwhile, reportedly are trying to reduce their overpopulated outfield, possibly by moving Andre Ethier or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/tigers-gm-more-optimisti
Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles each have three Gold Glove winners

...Yelich, Colorado second baseman DJ LeMahieu and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke in the National League and Seattle...Colorado third baseman Nolan Arenado. AWARD FINALISTS: Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is among the finalists for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-04/kansas-city-royals-balti
Joe Maddon opts out of contract, won't return to manage Rays

...for the team in less than two weeks. Executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman left for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Oct. 14.Friedman assembled the teams that Maddon guided in transforming the Rays from perennial losers into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-24/joe-maddon-opts-out-cont