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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
Red Sox closer Tom Gordon will need surgery

BOSTON -- Red Sox closer Tom Gordon has been told he needs surgery on his right elbow, a procedure that would probably force him to miss at least all of next season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/bas_272846.shtml
Baseball
MLB roundup

...Phillies, 5-3 in 10 innings Saturday. With one out and Alex Cora on first with a single, Ortiz hit a 2-2 pitch from Tom Gordon (2-3) into the center field bleachers as his teammates poured out of the dugout. Papelbon waved a towel over his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/25/bas_86655.shtml
Baseball
Pop-ups, monster tales hit shelves

...in Stephen King's pop-up book, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon (Little Simon, $24.95), virtually leap off the...especially the exploits of her hero, relief pitcher Tom Gordon. As the days pass, Trisha imagines that Gordon is with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/art_432462.shtml
Arts
MLB Notes

...pay. Seanez adds depth to a bullpen that allowed seven runs in four innings in Monday's 11-6 loss to Washington. Tom Gordon , filling in as the closer while Brad Lidge is on the disabled list, gave up five runs while retiring just one batter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/02/bas_193220.shtml
Baseball
Myers on fire for Phillies

...and walked two to lower his ERA to 2.80. He hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in any of his 11 starts. Tom Gordon pitched a scoreless ninth for his 15th save in 16 chances. Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer for Washington, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/31/bas_83540.shtml
Baseball
Wickman was ready, but the bullpen wasn't

...two games. With Jeff Francoeur's two-run homer in the ninth, the Braves attempted to rally off Phillies closer Tom Gordon. But Gordon got Adam LaRoche to fly out and Ryan Langerhans to strike out. Ray's rough eighth inning had already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/22/bra_89843.shtml
Braves
NL East Preview

...have the starting pitching needed to end a 14-year playoff drought, but their bullpen is a concern because they need Tom Gordon to stay healthy and someone has to step up and be a consistent setup man. ATLANTA BRAVES 2006: 79-83, third place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/01/bas_122705.shtml
Baseball
Phillies fail to gain ground

...off Arthur Rhodes with two outs. It was Rhodes' second blown save in six chances while filling in for injured closer Tom Gordon. The Phillies took a 5-4 lead in the 10th when Abraham Nunez scored from third on Brian Schneider's passed ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/01/bas_94937.shtml
Baseball
Yankees avoid sweep by Red Sox

...six-run lead in the third. Many of the 35,011 fans didn't stick around for the end as Quantrill, Gabe White, Tom Gordon and Mariano Rivera combined for 6 2-3 scoreless innings. Rodriguez is 0-for-12 in the series; he stranded seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/19/bas_412641.shtml
Baseball