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A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees for tying Willie Mays at 660 home runs

...career-high 36 steals.The deal Tuesday leaves outfielder Lorenzo Cain, first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and pitchers Greg Holland, Kelvin Herrera and Danny Duffy as Kansas City's remaining players in arbitration.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-27/rod-might-not-get-6-mill
Paine expects more success after growing pains of last season

...was rough, but this year they know what they're doing."Right-hander Adam Martin is back as Paine's No. 1 starting pitcher after experiencing growing pains as a freshman starter last year. Marshall brought in arms to back Martin, including junior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-01-27/paine-expec
College: Schedule changes welcomed by coaches

...pitching staffs as teams try to feel its rotations out, and coaches weren't happy with the thought of throwing handfuls of pitchers on a single day over a doubleheader. USC Aiken will start Friday to play a three-game series against Lincoln Memorial over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-26/college-sche
Area Announcements

...16 U (formerly NAE 14 U) will have tryouts Feb. 1 from 2-4 p.m. at the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Field B. Pitchers and catchers are asked to stay after for an extended tryout. For more information, contact Ben Thomas at (803) 609-6925...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/area-announcements
Braves: Comparing contact rates for new players

...his aggressiveness. "If I'm not stealing 100 percent, I have room to improve," Smith said. "It's just learning the pitchers and learning which guys to go against, when it's not a good time to steal. It's ultimately to make sure when I am going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-25/braves-compa
Max Scherzer agrees to $210 million deal with Washington Nationals

...Max Scherzer will become the highest-paid right-handed pitcher in the major leagues after agreeing to a $210 million, seven-year...30-year-old right-hander's contract is the second-largest for a pitcher, behind only Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-19/max-scherzer-agrees-210-
High school: Childers camp features area pros

With high school and college baseball around the corner and pro players preparing for spring camps, former pro pitcher Matt Childers held a camp at his indoor facility in Evans on Monday for youth instruction. Childers' camp at his Complete Game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-19/high-school-
Braves sign veteran pitcher Wandy Rodriguez to minor league contract

...2016 season. DIAMONDBACKS: Agreed to a contract with Cuban pitcher Yoan Lopez that includes an $8.27 million signing bonus...Red Sox for 16 years.The team also hired former all-star pitcher Bob Tewksbury as a mental skills coach and former major leaguer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-13/braves-sign-veteran-pitc
Overtime

...with 155 homers and 500 RBI in parts of 12 seasons? Former NL Rookie of the Year Geovany Soto and two-time All-Star pitcher Brad Penny agreed to minor league contracts with the Chicago White Sox.SoccerSolo's husband suspected of DUI Jerramy Stevens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-22/overtime
Rakeem Christmas lighting it up for Syracuse

...of his childhood in the Virgin Islands, suffered through the death of his mother from renal failure, and was an aspiring pitcher before moving to Philadelphia at age 13 to live with an aunt.Still, Christmas proved to be a fast learner, earning McDonald's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-21/rakeem-christmas-lighting