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Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba."It's...will lead to further positive developments," the Major League Baseball Players Association said in a statement.The Cuban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
South Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...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 Databases: Search public records data Things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Pitcher Jake Peavy finalizes deal with San Francisco Giants

...that rebuild.The Phillies reportedly would want 2 or 3 premium prospects in exchange for Hamels. SALARIES: Major League Baseball's average salary has shot up to more than $3.8 million following the steepest rise since 2001.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-23/pitcher-jake-peavy-final
Nationals 'disappointed' in Bryce Harper for missing fan event

...attend 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-13/nationals-disappointed-b
Matt Kemp among players on the move as winter meetings wrap up

...along with the Miami Marlins.Twelve trades involving 44 players were made over the four days, according to Major League Baseball, up from five swaps last year and three in 2012. There hadn't been this many trades at a winter meetings since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-11/matt-kemp-among-players-
Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

MINNEAPOLIS - Major League Baseball players say they might consider whether to discuss a possible...area even look like, and we'll have that conversation with Major League Baseball," he said.Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
Major League Baseball replay begins slow stroll toward postseason

...a visit to Petco Park in San Diego.All along, Major League Baseball said it would take a few years to get the system...that might be done."I think it would be ideal if Major League Baseball could take one person and be the overseer in every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/major-league-baseball-re
Braves Notes: Recapping winter meetings

...include the Orioles, Rangers, Padres, Giants, Indians, Mariners and Royals, so it's safe to say much of Major League Baseball would like to have either bat in its lineup. If the Braves haven't made a deal yet, it likely means other teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-11/braves-notes
Braves moves confirm new hitting trend

...additions seem to confirm it. The Braves signed Nick Markakis to a four-year contract. Markakis ranked 11th in Major League Baseball in 2014 in contact percentage within the strike zone at 94.7 percent. For his career, it's 92 percent, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-09/braves-moves
Atlanta Braves enter winter meetings with major trade chips

...the next two years, because the outfielder can contribute steady offense at a market-friendly price.With the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings set for this week in San Diego, it gives the Braves a chance at further negotiations for what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-06/atlanta-braves-enter-win