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New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...found instant success despite a losing record in 14 seasons at the helm of the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals.The Yankees made the playoffs in each of Torre's 12 seasons, winning six AL pennants. He was 1,173-767-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-23/new-york-yankees-retire-
Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal

...right-hander leads the major leagues with 34 saves in his first season as the closer is a perfect fit for the St. Louis Cardinals."You guys have seen his demeanor, whether it's on the mound or in the clubhouse afterward, it's pretty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-04/consistent-demeanor-key-
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...complimentary."A few hours later, the Red Sox traded their No. 2 starter, right-hander John Lackey, to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Ervin Santana, Evan Gattis lead Braves to 2-0 win over Padres

...pitches for San Diego on Tuesday when they open a three-game series at home against Lance Lynn (11-7) and the St. Louis Cardinals.Braves: Atlanta heads to Los Angeles to begin an eight-game road trip that also includes stops in San Diego...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-28/ervin-santana-evan-gatti
Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...Twins closer Glen Perkins, Jeter has been one of those "guys you can tell your grandkids about" pitching to.St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, the National League starter, will throw his first pitch to Jeter when the 40-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/jeter-says-final-all-sta
Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...starter.There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA.And...having the ability to win two World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals, I think this has to be one of the highlights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/dominant-pitching-will-b
Braves' lefty Alex Wood makes first minor league start to stretch arm

...EAGLE TO CARDINAL: Former Harlem and Georgia Southern right-hander Josh Wirsu is officially a member of the St. Louis Cardinals organization.Wirsu flew to West Palm Beach, Fla., this past week to take a physical and sign his contract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-14/braves-lefty-alex-wood-m
Hard-working USC Aiken infielder Ryan Metzler caught eye of scouts

...round. Georgia Southern right-hander Josh Wirsu, who also went to Harlem, was drafted three picks later by the St. Louis Cardinals. BABY BRAVES: A recent home series for the Augusta GreenJackets brought the Rome Braves to town for the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-07/usc-aiken-pitcher-ryan-m
Three high-level baseball prospects receive new assignments

...past week, including an outfielder with the potential to quickly make an impact at the major league level.The St. Louis Cardinals called up outfielder Oscar Taveras with the expectation that he will play every day in the absence of the injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-31/three-high-level-basebal
Injuries have taken toll on top minor league baseball talent

...If he's able to return and stay healthy to end this season, Buxton could be in Minnesota by the end of 2015.St. Louis Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras has had his share of lower-body injuries over the past year. He had surgery on his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-24/injuries-have-taken-toll