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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-
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
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
Clayton Kershaw wins NL Cy Young Award

...Cy Young Award in a runaway in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Thursday.Kershaw received...and two thirds for 207 points in voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America."I always dreamed about playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-11-18/clayton-kershaw-wins-nl-
Ex-Brave John Smoltz among 17 newcomers on hall ballot.

...Biggio, who fell two votes short of the 75 percent needed in the 2014 balloting, tops 17 holdovers on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot announced Monday. That group includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-24/ex-brave-john-smoltz-amo
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
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
Jose Abreu, Jacob deGrom earn Rookie of the Year honors

...with 36 and fifth in RBI with 107.Abreu received all 30 first place votes for 150 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.Los Angeles Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker was second with 40 points, followed by New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-10/jose-abreu-jacob-degrom-
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