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Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Santana turns down Braves' qualifying offer

Right-hander Ervin Santana declined the Atlanta Braves' $15.3 million qualifying off Monday.

Abreu, deGrom earn rookie honors

NEW YORK - Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu won the AL Rookie of the Year award, and New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom won the NL honor.
By Ronald Blum

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Yankees, outfielder Young agree on deal

The New York Yankees and outfielder Chris Young have reached an agreement on a deal pending a physical.

Childers brothers hold baseball camp

Complete Game Baseball Training Facility, led by former professional player Matt Childers, held a free camp for children Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
By David Lee

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Marlin, Mariner are recipients of awards

Miami third baseman Casey McGehee and Seattle pitcher Chris Young have been selected as baseball's comeback players of the year.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Upton wins Silver Slugger Award

Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton won his second NL Silver Slugger Award on Thursday.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Marlins open contract talks with Stanton

Contract talks have started between Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins, who are prepared to offer a multiyear deal that would be a big departure for the historically thrifty franchise.

Lawyer: A-Rod told federal investigators he used steroids

MIAMI - A lawyer for the University of Miami's former pitching coach said Wednesday that Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal investigators he used steroids supplied by the owner of a now-closed ...
By Curt Anderson

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Prosecutors say A-Rod paid off his cousin

MIAMI - The U.S. government says New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez gave nearly $1 million last year to keep secret Rodriguez's use of performance enhancing drugs.
By Tim Reynolds

Royals, Orioles each have three Gold Glove winners

NEW YORK ­- St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina won his seventh Gold Glove while three from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Royals decline option on Butler

The Royals declined their option on Billy Butler for next season Saturday, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year major league career.

Bumgarner develops into postseason hero

Former Augusta GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner went from owning minor league records to becoming a postseason legend in a matter of a few years.
By David Lee

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon as manager

Looking for a turnaround after five consecutive losing seasons, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they hired Joe Maddon to replace Rick Renteria after just one year on the job.

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Former Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis retires

Former Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis is retiring, his agent says. The former Augusta GreenJacket played parts of nine seasons in Boston and was a part of World Series teams in 2004 and '07.

Giants earn dynasty label

After winning its third championship in five seasons, the San Francisco Giants label as a dynasty looks as if it will stick.
By Janie McCauley

Chevrolet zone manager embraced

DETROIT — Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.
By Tom Krisher

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Giants win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Former Augusta GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game ...
By Ben Walker

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spending San Francisco Giants for the title.
By Ronald Blum

Cubs reportedly close to deal with Maddon

Joe Maddon is closing in on a deal to become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs, according to a CBS Sports report.

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Royals force Game 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop as the Kansas City Royals turned bloops, bouncers and a botched grounder.
By Ben Walker
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