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Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...We remain hopeful that today's announcement will lead to further positive developments," the Major League Baseball Players Association said in a statement.The Cuban government has approved a policy allowing athletes to sign in foreign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Nationals 'disappointed' in Bryce Harper for missing fan event

...this year's event due to matters out of my control. I look forward to next year's NatsFest."The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance on Harper's behalf over whether he should able to void the 2015 terms in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-13/nationals-disappointed-b
Miguel Cabrera, Tigers come to terms on new 10-year deal

...last season because of injuries. HEAD NAMED: Tony Clark has been confirmed as the new head of the Major League Baseball Players Association.The former All-Star became acting executive director when Michael Weiner died Nov. 21, then was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-27/miguel-cabrera-tigers-co
Players wanted to kick Alex Rodriguez out of union

...last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed.The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Association conference call after Rodriguez sued the union and Major League Baseball to overturn an arbitrator's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-21/players-wanted-kick-alex
Columnist Dan Le Batard gives away his Hall of Fame vote

...decade heading a lobbying firm in Washington, D.C., has been hired as chief operating officer of the Major League Baseball Players Association under new union head Tony Clark.McGuiness, 61, whose hiring was announced Wednesday, will fill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/columnist-dan-le-batard-
MLB cracks down on PED violations immediately

...In the most significant toughening to the drug rules in eight years, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association said the penalty will increase from 50 games to 80 for a first testing violation and from 100 games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-03-28/mlb-cracks-down-ped-violations-im
Alex Rodriguez banned for 2014 season, arbitrator rules

...the arbitration process, as well as the decision released today by the arbitration panel."The Major League Baseball Players Association released a statement saying it "strongly disagrees with the award issued today in the grievance of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-11/alex-rodriguez-banned-20
Alex Rodriguez sues MLB, union over suspension

...the hundreds of pages of his composition notebooks," Horowitz wrote.Rodriguez's suit accused the Major League Baseball Players Association of "bad faith," said its representation in the hearing was "perfunctory at best" and accused it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-13/alex-rodriguez-sues-mlb-
Torre, LaRussa are easy votes for baseball's new Hall of Fame class

...chosen to ignore Marvin Miller and his unparalleled contributions to the growth and prosperity of Major League Baseball," players' association head Tony Clark said in a statement. "Over the past 50 years, no individual has come close to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-09/torre-larussa-are-easy-v
Ex-Brave Brian McCann happy to be a Yankee

...Series and postseason play are exhibited.PLAYERS' UNION: Hall of Famer Dave Winfield has joined the Major League Baseball Players Association staff as a special assistant to new executive director Tony Clark.The 12-time All-Star was a player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-05/ex-brave-brian-mccann-ha