Tag archive for ‘Rob Manfred’
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

MLB’s Pace-of-Play Rules: Its Need and Latest Updates

Every sport in sports history has adapted in consonance with the changing preferences of people and the advancement of technology, a classic example being the virtual reality makeover of the poker table. Such is More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

David Ortiz Claiming The Yankees Leaked His Failed PED Test Is Annoying

I’ll tell you what, I’ve already had enough of this David Ortiz book tour. He is doing way too much media right now and while I love that he is outspoken and doesn’t hold back, I also hate it because sometimes More...

By Danny Gallagher On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Mexico not Suitable Location for Major-League Expansion

It was near the end of my interview with commissioner Rob Manfred back in February and I sneaked in one of my last questions. The question was in reference to Montreal and Mexico being touted by him as possible More...

Jeffrey Loria
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Jeffrey Loria Opts For High Road On Expos Questioning

JUPITER, Fla. — To approach him or not to approach him? That was the question facing me Saturday morning. Just inside the Miami Marlins grounds that are open to the media and not the public, I saw this familiar More...

Rob Manfred
By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Commissioner Still Upbeat about Montreal as Market

Rob Manfred said Tuesday that he continues to be optimistic about Montreal as a venue for baseball but said expansion or relocation of another team isn’t on the horizon. The Major League Baseball commissioner More...

Pete Rose
By Danny Gallagher On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Commissioner Manfred Stands Tall In Denying Rose Re-Instatement

Pete Rose would run hard to first base even if he was issued an intentional base on balls. He would run hard to first base even if he was a sure out. He was never a home run hitter but he laced out singles and More...

By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, November 12th, 2015

MLB TidBits: Cooperstown, Reyes, Estrada And Pitch Talks

Tim Raines is back in the spotlight as members of the Baseball Writers Association of America gear up for another round of voting for the 2016 Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Raines has had some solid voting behind More...

By Matthew Roberts On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Checking The Clock On The First Week Of Pace Of Play Upgrades

Besides the blockbuster signings of several players such as Max Scherzer, Yasmany Tomas, and Yoan Moncada, this past off-season was most notable for the transition from Bud Selig to Rob Manfred as commissioner More...

By Caleb Luketic On Friday, April 10th, 2015
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MLB and MLBPA Officially Bans All Players From Playing In DFS

Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball Major League Baseball and the players’ association have agreed to a deal that disallows any player to participate in any daily fantasy baseball games that involves More...

By Collin Budd On Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

MLB To Decide On Josh Hamilton’s Punishment By Opening Day

A decision on Los Angeles Angels outfield Josh Hamilton may be coming soon, according to the Associated Press who reported that new Commission Rob Manfred is expected to have a disciplinary decision for the outfielder More...

Pete Rose
By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Pete Rose Submits Petition For Reinstatement

According to Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, Pete Rose has submitted to him a formal request that his lifetime ban from baseball be lifted. Surprisingly Manfred, unlike his predecessors Fay Vincent More...

By Brandon Jopko On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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Growing The Game Amongst African-Americans

The percentage of African-American players in MLB has declined steadily since the mid 90’s. It was 8.3 percent in 2013 and it is believed, according to Mark Armour of SABR, that baseball has suffered a decrease More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, February 13th, 2015

MLB Looking To Alter Strike Zone

Rob Manfred has, in the short time he’s been the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, expressed his desire to speed up the game and bolster offensive production. Games have been lasting longer, reaching More...

By Danny Gallagher On Monday, February 9th, 2015

Lots Of Expos Chatter At Bill Humber’s Spring-Training Class

The weather was messy outside and there were comical, intermittent fire-alarm noises/announcements that permeated the loudspeakers in classroom A4504 at Seneca College Feb. 7. Yet, it didn’t stop 30 die-hard More...

Terry Francona
By Matthew Roberts On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Rob Manfred Agenda: Two And Done?

Rob Manfred, newly minted commissioner of Major League Baseball, stayed mostly quiet after his election allowing Bud Selig to close the book on his storied, if not controversial, tenure. However, since the official More...

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