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Yankees' Tanaka impressive in outing vs. Phillies

...ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The Twins said the surgery will likely take place in March.BREWERS: Relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has reported to spring training after acquiring a work visa and leaving an unsettled situation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-01/yankees-tanaka-impressiv
Giants coach Flannery, band help raise money for beating victim

...check, I wrote a check that produced a new record."As part of the large donation presented Saturday night, Giants relief pitcher Jeremy Affeldt contributed $25,000 to match Flannery's initial total and former Giants great turned instructor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-27/giants-coach-flannery-ba
Dolphins' union rep John Denney says bullying scandal is 'overblown'

...Manning played football and baseball, the main difference being that Manning played shortstop, while Winston is a relief pitcher and part-time outfielder."It was kind of hard to juggle, I guess, but it was fun," Manning said. "I loved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-02-24/dolphins-union-rep-john-denne
Braves bet on Kimbrel's future with extension

...It's a good annual salary for the best closer in baseball. The concern lies in the security given to a closer. Relief pitchers are volatile creatures. They can implode, suffer career-threatening injuries, decline past the point of value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-02-16/braves-bet-k
Baltimore reliever Troy Patton gets 25-game suspension

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine.Under the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-20/baltimore-reliever-troy-
MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to record $3.39 million

...5.6 million, third basemen at $5.2 million, shortstops at $4.5 million, catchers at $4.4 million and relief pitchers at $2.2 million,Figures are based on Aug. 31 rosters and disabled lists, with 940 players averaging $3,386...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-18/mlb-average-salary-54-pe
Major League Baseball teams to screen fans in 2014

...York have agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract.The agreement is subject to a physical. ROCKIES: Relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins and Colorado have finalized their $2.5 million, one-year deal.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-22/major-league-baseball-te
Ohio State rolls behind backup QB Kenny Guiton

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sounding like a grizzled manager referring to his shut-down relief pitcher, Urban Meyer called Kenny Guiton "the old right-hander."Come to think of it, maybe Guiton is No. 3 Ohio State's closer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-07/ohio-state-rolls-behind-b
George Brett embraces Pine Tar Game as one of his defining moments

...career with the Royals and is now serving as their interim hitting coach."I hit a home run off one of the toughest relief pitchers in baseball, a Hall of Fame guy, and if I did not use an illegal bat ? which I didn't, it was proven I didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-07-23/george-brett-embraces-pi
MLB Notes

...Oakland selected first baseman Daric Barton from Triple-A Sacramento. The A's also designated right-handed relief pitcher Pat Neshek for assignment on Monday. Right-handed pitcher Evan Scribner was recalled from Sacramento to take Neshek's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-08-26/mlb-notes