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Braves' Melvin Upton Jr. out for rest of spring with foot injury

...strain, a delay that could prevent him from starting the major league season opener at the Chicago Cubs on April 5.Wainwright...Juan Pierre announced his retirement after a 14-year major-league career that included a World Series championship with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-27/braves-melvin-upton-jr-o
Red Sox slugger David Ortiz refusing to change routine for new pace-of-play rules

...designated hitter said. "I don't care what they say."Major League Baseball can dock him, starting May 1, up to $500...ANGELS: Outfielder Josh Hamilton is meeting with Major League Baseball officials about a disciplinary issue.Angels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/red-sox-slugger-david-or
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

...The fact is a few years ago we didn't have much depth in the system. We didn't have a lot of hope to win at the major league level."Chicago is considering options for future local broadcast rights, which could increase revenue."But the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/cubs-owner-tom-ricketts-
Oblique strain slows Braves' Andrelton Simmons

...from baseball from February 2004 to June 2006, for issues related to cocaine and alcohol addiction.Hamilton met with Major League Baseball officials Wednesday in New York about an unspecified disciplinary issue.The Angels confirmed Hamilton's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-26/oblique-strain-slows-bra
18 months in prison for chemist who supplied steroids in baseball drug case

...for 14 professional baseball players and criminal convictions for Bosch and others. Rodriguez, who got the stiffest Major League Baseball suspension at a full season, recently apologized to Yankee fans in a written statement and previously admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/18-months-prison-chemist
Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

NEW YORK - Major League Baseball is slowly addressing the lagging pace of games.MLB and the players' association announced an agreement Friday to enforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/major-league-baseball-ad
South Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...Brightest 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
Manny Ramirez, Kevin Youkilis hired by Cubs

...good influence."Suspended by Major League Baseball in 2009 and 2011 for performance-enhancing...consultant. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: All major league players on 40-man rosters will...violence during spring training.Major League Baseball said Tuesday the sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-24/manny-ramirez-kevin-youk
Rule changes on pace of bsaseball games intended to help attract new, young fans

...for sure is their attention span seems to be shorter than the rest of ours."Last season, the average length of a major league game was a record 3 hours, 2 minutes."I certainly want to reverse the trend of increasing the length of the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-23/rule-changes-pace-bsaseb
Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

...Pence's pep talk, which he described as "full of passion.""We're playing for a championship," he said through interpreter Kosuke Inaji, who has worked with Aoki throughout his major league career. "I had a lot of fun."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-24/giants-aree-happy-additi