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Nationals' Stephen Strasburg expected to start third game of season

Pitcher Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-28/nationals-stephen-strasb
UGA Week: Chris Kirk takes step back, then sees success in his game

Former Georgia golfer Chris Kirk and former Braves pitcher Pascual Perez have more in common than picking up multimillion-dollar bonuses in Atlanta.Both had missed starts that involved...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-chris-kirk-takes-step-back-then-s
Alex Wood limits damage in Braves' win over Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. - It's better for big-league pitchers to dominate this late in the spring but, failing that, there's also some benefit in working situations that are as close to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-28/alex-wood-limits-damage-
Overtime

...grand slam to lead Benedict past Paine 13-3 in five innings in a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game.Losing pitcher Courtney Taylor went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Paine. College BaseballYellow Jackets fall to CardinalsIn Louisville, Ky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-03-27/overtime
Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart under investigation for gambling

...League Baseball is looking into allegations tying Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart to gambling.The 24-year-old Texas-born...case to be the team's full-time designated hitter. METS: Pitcher Zack Wheeler, a former Augusta GreenJacket, has had Tommy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-25/marlins-pitcher-jarred-c
Marlins' Jarred Cosart is cooperating with MLB

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart said Major League Baseball is reviewing his deleted Twitter account as part of an investigation into gambling-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-26/marlins-jarred-cosart-co
Drug testing, power arms contribute to decline in home runs

...before the 2006 season, affecting every day hitters trying to get through the grind of a 162-game season more than starting pitchers who go every five days.Drug testing is far from the only reason that teams combined for just 0.86 home runs per game last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-27/drug-testing-power-arms-
Braves use nine pitchers in no-hitter of Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Cody Martin and eight Braves pitchers combined for a wild, 10-inning no-hitter for Atlanta in a 2-2 tie with a Houston Astros split-squad on Sunday.Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-08/braves-use-nine-pitchers
Countdown is on for speed-up rule in minors

...affect the hitters more than the pitchers. They're the ones with all...count starting May 1 when a pitcher fails to start his windup or...when with runners on base a pitcher feints a pickoff or steps off...a ball would be called if a pitcher doesn't start his windup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-24/countdown-speed-rule-min
Pitcher Blake Sarver helps Evans rebound against Harlem

Blake Sarver shut down Harlem through six innings, earning the 5-0 win ove the Bulldogs

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-25/pitcher-blake-sarver-