Giants' protest is won, game will resume

...the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened...device under control of the home club.""We appreciate Major League Baseball's careful review of our protest that will...

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...

Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton suffers concussion in scary collision

...Double-A debut, and a strong showing at New Britain to end the season could have placed him in consideration for the major league team more quickly.Instead, Twins general manager Terry Ryan told the Star-Tribune in Minneapolis that he hopes...

Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

...Moss, Lester recorded a 3.65 ERA in 106 innings for Augusta.Moss was slower than Lester to develop a feel at the major league level, but he found his stroke in his first season with Oakland in 2012.He has hit more than 20 home runs every year...

San Francisco 49ers want to create their own legacy in new stadium

...a few concerns from coach Jim Harbaugh about his defense after a 23-3 preseason loss at Baltimore on Aug. 7.The Major League Soccer San Jose Earthquakes beat the Seattle Sounders in the first sporting event at Levi's Stadium on Aug. 2, and...

Series shows hitting differences between Braves, Athletics

...one lineup being better than the other. You could make a similar comparison between the Athletics and most teams in Major League Baseball this season, because Oakland ranks among the best offenses in the game. It's also how the two offenses...

Speedy Dee Gordon helps Dodgers beat Braves in series finale

...Braves 6-4.Gordon, hitting .291 overall, also stole two bases, increasing his total to 54, the most in the major leagues."Dee Gordon beat us," Braves manager Fredi Gon zalez said. "He's probably your most traditional leadoff hitter...

Female pitcher throws two-hit shutout in Little League World Series

...believes more girls will start to play in Little League and beyond. She thinks eventually there will be a woman in Major League Baseball.Massar played in 1950, leading to a rule barring girls from playing. That rule was overturned in 1974. The...

Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

BALTIMORE - Rob Manfred, a high-ranking executive in Major League Baseball for many years, was chosen Thursday by the league's owners to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner, one of the most powerful positions in sports.

Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...and could be passed along to Manfred, who under the Major League Constitution will receive a term of at least three years...March 2009.San Jose filed an antitrust suit against Major League Baseball, and many of its claims were rejected by a...