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Cubs' Kris Bryant, Astros' Carlos Correa claim Rookie of the Year honors

...NL Rookie of the Year on Monday, and Correa took the American League prize in a close vote by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America."It's an unbelievable feeling," Correa explained on a conference call from his home in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-16/cubs-kris-bryant-astros-
Joe Maddon, Jeff Bannister named top managers

...first-year big league manager to win the award. Maddon got nine first-place votes for 124 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting announced Tuesday.Maddon becomes the seventh manager to win the award three times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-17/joe-maddon-jeff-banniste
Commissioner Rob Manfred plans to rule on Pete Rose's reinstatement by end of year

...The Hall of Fame's board of directors voted in 1991 to ban those on the permanently ineligible list from the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot. Since Rose's last year of BBWAA ballot eligibility would have been 2006, the impact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-25/commissioner-rob-manfred
Cutting length of baseball's regular season could get tied to reconfiguring postseason

...1962 season."A shortened schedule is a major, major economic issue," Commissioner Rob Manfred told the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday."We sell out in a lot of markets in terms of gates. The gates are really valuable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/cutting-length-baseballs
Federal authorities end prosecution of home run king Barry Bonds

...In his third year on the Hall of Fame ballot this year, Bonds received 202 votes for 36.8 percent from the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A player must garner at least 75 percent of the vote to be elected.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-21/federal-authorities-end-
Baseball union head Tony Clark critical medical records of NFL's Jason Pierre-Paul became public

...280, far less than he would have received as the No. 1 selection.Asked Tuesday during a meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association about medical records involving prospective draft picks, Clark replied by discussing Pierre-Paul, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/baseball-union-head-tony
Sandy Koufax, Johnny Bench take part in ceremonial first pitch

...consider expansion."I'm open to the idea," Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.Manfred, speaking to the Baseball Writers' Association of America, said the league is evaluating cities interested in having a major league team. He declined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/sandy-koufax-johnny-benc
Pitcher Jake Peavy finalizes deal with San Francisco Giants

...AWARD: Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez won the prestigious Fuchs Award from the Boston chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.The award for long and meritorious service to baseball is named for Judge Emil Fuchs, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-23/pitcher-jake-peavy-final
Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

...earned the pitching prize for the second year in a row, getting all 30 first-place votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Wednesday."Pretty cool," Kershaw said after the MLB Network telecast.Johnny...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-12/clayton-kershaw-corey-kl
Orioles' Buck Showalter, Nationals' Matt Williams named managers of the year

...skipper with Washington.Showalter received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He's established a unique pattern of winning once a decade following victories with the New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/orioles-buck-showalter-n