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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
Overtime

...Selig's final task was to accept a long and meritorious service award from the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America at a black-tie dinner Saturday night. He becomes commissioner emeritus Sunday when Rob Manfred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-24/overtime
All 10 Golden Era baseball hall candidates fall short

...The Expansion Era committee (1973 and later) votes at the 2016 winter meetings in Washington, D.C.The Baseball Writers' Association of America will announce its vote Jan. 6. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are the top newcomers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/all-10-golden-era-baseba
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
Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...shunned so far along with other Steroids Era stars, can be considered up to eight more times each by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, dropped from 37.6 percent to 35.4 last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/eligibility-cut-10-years
Bud Selig hints that Pete Rose could have role in All-Star Game in Cincinnati

...That will be up to the Cincinnati club, and they know what they can do and can't do," Selig told the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. "It's sort of been subjective. But they've done some things with Pete, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/bud-selig-hints-pete-ros
MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

...baseball's drug program."We did not know about it at the time," Selig said Tuesday during the meeting with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "These independent people made a judgment. History proved them I guess it turned out to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/mlb-says-it-didnt-know-a
Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

...the minor leagues, declined in the majors," Clark said during a question-and-answer session with the Baseball Writers' Association of America. "Our hope is that we continue to educate guys on that the damage that dipping can do, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
Frank Thomas thrilled to go into hall of fame

...was picked by a select 16-member committee.It marked just the second time in 42 years that members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America failed to elect anyone. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Clemens - all linked to steroids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/frank-thomas-thrilled-go