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Braves: Banuelos expected to make debut Thursday

...the first test by facing Max Scherzer, the hottest pitcher in baseball right now. Acquired by the Braves from the New York Yankees this past January for relievers David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve, Banuelos has been everything the Braves hoped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-01/braves-banue
Vandy coach doesn't like timing of MLB draft

...of the draft-timing committee are Major League Scouting Bureau director Bill Bavasi; Jim Hendry, assistant to New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman; Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore; Oklahoma State coach Josh Holliday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/vandy-coach-doesnt-timin
Texas Christian eliminates Louisiana State at College World Series

...for four years. He's just a very special young man in every sense of the word."Cannizaro was drafted by the New York Yankees and spent several years mostly in the minor leagues. He was a scout for the Yankees for five years before Paul Mainieri...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-18/texas-christian-eliminat
MLB holds back while FBI probes Cardinals' alledged hacking of Astros' database

...disciplining management employees, the commissioner has authority to take whatever action he deems appropriate.New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner was suspended 15 months after pleading guilty to conspiring to make illegal contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-19/mlb-holds-back-while-fbi
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez gets 3,000th hit of his career

...Friday night, the highlight so far in what's become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger.The New York Yankees star wasted no time, connecting in the first inning on a first-pitch, 95 mph fastball from Detroit ace Justin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-19/yankees-alex-rodriguez-g
Ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte works two scoreless innings vs. Red Sox

...1.36 ERA and held opponents to a .167 batting average. In eight minor league seasons, the first seven in the New York Yankees organization, he has a 2.37 ERA with 52 saves and nine starts.The last time a pitcher threw with both hands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-05/ambidextrous-pitcher-pat
Braves' bullpen woes reach league-worst status

...currently in Gwinnett's bullpen under a watchful eye from the Braves.Former Brave David Carpenter, traded to the New York Yankees this off-season for prospect Manny Banuelos, was recently designated for assignment and could be a cheap option...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-06/braves-bullpen-woes-reac
Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

NEW YORK - Now that Alex Rodriguez has more home runs than lawsuits, the New York Yankees are happy with him.The 39-year-old began Wednesday with a .248 batting average following his return from a season-long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-20/steinbrenner-alex-rodrig
Manny Banuelos gets 'confidence' back in Braves system

...rehab.His velocity dipped when he returned in what he called a "rehab year" in 2014 between three levels of the New York Yankees system. His command suffered and he was reluctant to throw his curveball, because he still experienced soreness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-08/manny-banuelos-gets-conf
History of draft's first picks finds mixed results

...to making history this past week.South Carolina product Jordan Montgomery, drafted in the fourth round by the New York Yankees last year, threw 6 2/3 hitless innings for Advanced-A Tampa on Wednesday.Mississippi Braves pitcher Jake Brigham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-06/history-drafts-first-pic