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...Awards. South Aiken's Andrew Faulkner will likely be the top draft pick among Augusta-area athletes today when Major League Baseball conducts rounds 2 through 30 of the draft. Don't Miss

Commissioner Rob Manfred plans to rule on Pete Rose's reinstatement by end of year

...made his case for reinstatement with Commissioner Rob Manfred, who promised a decision by the end of December.Major League Baseball said the meeting with the career hits leader and his representatives took place Thursday at baseball's headquarters...

Hall of Fame broadcaster Milo Hamilton dies

...ringmaster and he loved painting the prose of baseball," former Astros player and manager Phil Garner said.Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he enjoyed spending time with Hamilton when he visited Houston earlier this season...

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Braves game

...immediately followed the introduction of Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning.Major League Baseball said it had been in contract with the Braves and was monitoring the situation.MLB has said this season that it...

Braves contact approach at plate is working

...competitive team for 2017. But the main blueprint for its future lineups is already in place.The Braves rank fifth in Major League Baseball in contact percentage within the strike zone at 88 percent, and their overall contact percentage is also fifth...

Ferguson: Jordan Spieth comes full circle

...my lefty Jamie Moyer circle change."That a 22-year-old could reference the oldest pitcher (49) to win a Major League Baseball game was peculiar. Except for one thing."My dad pitched against him in high school," Spieth said.

Braves swept by Cubs, wrap up winless road trip

...hospital. The Cubs said the woman was conscious.Several fans around the majors have been hit this season, and Major League Baseball has said it is studying the issue of crowd safety."When you're at the ballpark and you're in those particular...

Dodgers' luxury tax payroll could now top $300 million

...raised the Dodgers' projected payroll for tax purposes to about $298.5 million, according to calculations by Major League Baseball.Performance bonuses for other players and end-of-season award bonuses could make the Dodgers the first team...

Braves say they are 'deeply saddened' by fan's death

...In 2013, a fan's death was ruled a suicide; In 2008, police cited alcohol as a factor after a man died.Major League Baseball said it had been in contact with the Braves and was monitoring the situation.A sellout crowd of 49,243 was...

Killed in fall, Braves fan identified

...say is my condolences to the family. It was right in front of the camera in the press box. He hit the wires."Major League Baseball said it had been in contact with the Braves and was monitoring the situation.A sellout crowd of 49,243 was...