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Astros take prep pitcher Brady Aiken No. 1 overall in baseball draft

...drafted him."Nick Gordon, the son of former big leaguer Tom Gordon and brother of the Dodgers' Dee Gordon, went fifth...This is a proud moment. It's hard to describe," Tom Gordon said. "I have nothing but pride and pure joy for my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/astros-take-prep-pitcher
Marlins owner closer to selling team

...contract on Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox agreed to an $8 million, two-year extension through 2000 with pitcher Tom Gordon, who would have been eligible for free agency after next season. Also Thursday, Boston acquired Jim Leyritz and outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/07/oth_217179.shtml
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Baseball notes

...Diego and Houston, which acquired him in July for minor league pitcher Chad Reineke . DIAMONDBACKS: Relief pitcher Tom Gordon agreed to a $500,000, one-year contract with Arizona. The 41-year-old right-hander, a member of last season's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/07/bas_510612.shtml
Baseball
Lidge has grown up since last NLCS trip

...the Brewers. Only two relievers had a longer streak. Eric Gagne saved 84 in a row for the Dodgers from 2002-04. Tom Gordon, currently on the disabled list, saved 54 in a row for Boston from 1998-99. Lidge already won the NL Comeback Player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/08/bas_478661.shtml
Baseball
Phils, Hamels sweep Braves

...season at Turner Field. Hamels gave up his only run on his 125th pitch. That was enough for Manuel, who brought in Tom Gordon for the final out rather than let Hamels try for his third complete game. "I wanted him to get the shut-out, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/04/bra_464538.shtml
Braves
Werth powers Phillies to win

...settled in after giving up three runs and three hits in the first. J.C. Romero worked out of trouble in the seventh and Tom Gordon pitched the eighth, before turning it over to Lidge. Lidge hadn't allowed an earned run in 17w innings before Brian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/14/bra_198749.shtml
Braves
NL Wrapup

...Philadelphia overcame an early deficit and nursed a one-run lead through the final seven innings to beat Florida. Tom Gordon pitched around a one-out double in the ninth, retiring Dan Uggla on a 420-foot fly that Shane Victorino caught in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/01/bas_98825.shtml
Baseball
Florida is dealt another setback

...Philadelphia. Geoff Geary retired the side in the eighth after Aaron Fultz allowed a leadoff single to Juan Pierre. Tom Gordon pitched a scoreless ninth for his 32nd save in 36 chances. REDS 5, ASTROS 4 In Houston, Chris Denorfia hit a two-run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/20/bas_97419.shtml
Baseball
Howard homers again as Phillies roll to win

...first-inning homers to Miguel Cabrera and Mike Jacobs. Lieber allowed four runs and seven hits in 5Q innings. Phillies closer Tom Gordon, sidelined since Aug. 12 with a strained right shoulder, pitched the ninth. Florida's Josh Willingham hit a three-run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/08/bas_95861.shtml
Baseball
Braves 4, Phillies 3, 1st Game

PHILADELPHIA - The absence of All-Star closer Tom Gordon is costing the Philadelphia Phillies important games. Adam LaRoche hit a two-run homer off Arthur Rhodes in the ninth inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/02/bra_95165.shtml
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