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Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

...came in 1958, when he hit .313 with 47 homers and 129 RBIs. Though the Cubs went 72-82 and finished sixth in the National League, Banks edged Willie Mays and Hank Aaron for his first MVP award. He was the first player from a losing team to win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...president said Banks became known as much for his optimism and love of the game as his home runs and back-to-back National League MVPs."He was beloved by baseball fans everywhere, including Michelle, who, when she was a girl, used to sit with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death
Overtime

...Rob Manfred, his top deputy, takes over as the 10th commissioner.? The Chicago White Sox have hired six-time National League steals champion Vince Coleman as a baserunning instructor.Coleman, the last player with 100 steals in a season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/overtime
Haren's status for the new season is up in the air

...12-12 with a 3.57 ERA in 33 starts for the Atlanta Braves last season. The right-hander finished ninth in the National League in innings with 204?.He joins a rotation that includes ace lefties Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee. The rebuilding Phillies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-05/harens-status-new-season
Madison Bumgarner adds to his collection of awards

...finished first in a vote by U.S. editors and news directors. He beat out Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw who won the National League Cy Young and MVP. Retiring New York After months of the same questions about his well-tested left arm, Bumgarner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-30/madison-bumgarner-adds-h
overtime

...off-season."Byrd is the latest veteran traded for prospects as the Phillies rebuild. They've also sent 2007 National league MVP Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers and left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo to the Pirates.The Phillies have missed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-01/overtime
Red Sox make offer to Pablo Sandoval

...has 243 career homers and 838 RBI in 11 years in the majors.But LaRoche has spent almost his entire career in the National League, save for six games for Boston in 2009. Now it looks as if he will have to make the adjustment to regular DH duties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-22/red-sox-make-offer-pablo-sandoval
Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles each have three Gold Glove winners

...fielder Christian Yelich, Colorado second baseman DJ LeMahieu and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke in the National League and Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager and Houston pitcher Dallas Keuchel in the American League.Other winners were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-04/kansas-city-royals-balti
Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

...unanimous winner of the American League Rookie of the Year award, and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won the National League honor."I don't have any words to describe this moment," Abreu said through a translator on the MLB Network...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/jose-abreu-jacob-degrom-
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout are MVPs

...For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting to an easy victory Thursday."A little bit of shock, honestly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-13/dodgers-clayton-kershaw-