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Major league offense still stuck in neutral

...sport looks far more like the era of Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson in the 1960s than the big bopper days of Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds in the late 1990s and early 2000s."I think a better drug-testing policy has something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-14/major-league-offense-sti
Drug testing, power arms contribute to decline in home runs

...teams, no interleague play and Fay Vincent was still commissioner.The days of bulked-up sluggers like Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa topping 60 home runs in a season like they did six times from 1998-2001 are going, going, and gone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-27/drug-testing-power-arms-
Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...intact next season. The staff is comprised of bench coach Tim Wallach, pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, hitting coach Mark McGwire, third base coach Lorenzo Bundy, first base coach Davey Lopes, assistant hitting coach John Valentin, assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-07/miamis-mcgehee-seattles-
Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

...White Sox.He became the first qualifying rookie to lead the major leagues in slugging percentage since Oakland's Mark McGwire in 1987, according to STATS.Abreu is the sixth White Sox player to earn the honor following Luis Aparicio (1956...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/jose-abreu-jacob-degrom-
Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...Writers' Association of America ballot announced Monday. That group includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines.Johnson went 303-166, won five Cy Young Awards. The Big Unit struck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-24/ex-brave-john-smoltz-amo
All 10 Golden Era baseball hall candidates fall short

...the top newcomers. Craig Biggio, who fell two votes short of the 75 percent needed in the 2014 balloting, tops holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/all-10-golden-era-baseba
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.The Hall of Fame's board cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
It's back to work for MLB after the break

...favorite for AL Rookie of the Year with Tanaka on the shelf, could become baseball's first rookie home run king since Mark McGwire with the Athletics in 1987."He's continuing to make adjustments with what other teams are trying to do to him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-17/its-back-work-mlb-after-
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas elected to baseball hall of fame

...real and that's why I've got this smile on my face right now because the writers, they definitely got it right."Mark McGwire, appearing for the eighth time, fell to 11 percent and Rafael Palmeiro, who finished his career with more than 500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-08/greg-madduxtom-glavinean
Suspensions, fines handed down in Dodgers-D'backs brawl

...infielder-outfielder Skip Schumaker were suspended two games apiece for "aggressive actions" and Los Angeles hitting coach Mark McGwire two games for his conduct.Los Angeles pitcher Ronald Belisario was suspended one game for "aggressive actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-06-14/suspensions-fines-handed