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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
Data leading to shift in defensive strategy in baseball

...field and I think that's going to have to change," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said.When he played for the New York Yankees, Mattingly said he faced shifts. Nothing over the top like in today's game, just a shortstop shading more toward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-13/data-leading-shift-defen
Ex-major league star Darryl Strawberry takes to the pulpit

...sweet swing packed with power always trumping his failings in landing jobs with the Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants over a 17-year career of mostly unfulfilled potential. He twice hit 39 homers, had 100...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-08/ex-major-league-star-dar
Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays on home run list with 661st homer

...connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.The New York Yankees star hit a liner off Baltimore's Chris Tillman into a secure area just to the left of Monument Park in center field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-07/alex-rodriguez-passes-wi
Orioles to play White Sox on Wednesday in closed stadium

...attendance has been 746 when the White Sox hosted Toronto at Comiskey Park on April 9, 1997, according to STATS. The New York Yankees' home game against the White Sox on Sept. 22, 1966, has a listed attendance of 413.Thorn said the lowest attendance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-28/orioles-play-white-sox-w
Walter Harwood Jr.

...Masters for 25 years. Walt loved playing golf with his best friends and surf fishing. He was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees and Georgia Tech Football. A memorial service will take place Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12:00 Noon at St. James...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174663521
Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...when I asked him."Verlander is still tentatively scheduled to make his final spring start Thursday against the New York Yankees, but the Tigers remain unsure whether he will make it.They also have begun to kick around options to push back his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-29/next-start-uncertain-tig
Braves top Red Sox in spring training game

...Major League Baseball said he tested positive for Stanozolol, a synthetic anabolic steroid. COURTS: A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, who was the star's longtime personal assistant, pleaded guilty Friday to a federal drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-27/braves-top-red-sox-sprin
Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart under investigation for gambling

...Tommy John surgery, which likely will sideline him until late next spring.TEAM VALUATIONS: Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball's most valuable team for the 18th consecutive year.Forbes claimed the Yankees are worth $3.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-25/marlins-pitcher-jarred-c
Dodgers sign Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

...against Toronto on April 6, which would end CC Sabathia's streak of six consecutive Opening-Day starts for New York.Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Sabathia's next exhibition start is Saturday, which lines up the 34-year old left-hander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/dodgers-sign-cuban-infie