Rob Manfred

Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros look on as owner Jim Crane reads a prepared statement during a press conference at FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches on February 13, 2020 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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Boomer and Gio
February 17, 2020 - 9:05 am
Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti think it might have been worth it for Rob Manfred to punish the Astros players for sign stealing.
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John Healy
February 16, 2020 - 5:49 pm
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred publicly addressed the fallout and criticism he has faced in wake of the league’s punishment against the Houston Astros for cheating during the 2017 season.
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 MLB commissioner Rob Manfred looks on before Game 2 of the World Series between the Astros and Nationals on Oct. 23, 2019, at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
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Boomer and Gio
February 13, 2020 - 9:13 am
Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti defend Rob Manfred over changes being made to MLB.
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 MLB commissioner Rob Manfred looks on before Game 2 of the World Series between the Astros and Nationals on Oct. 23, 2019, at Minute Maid Park in Houston.
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Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 8:45 am
Major League Baseball intends to impose new limits on what live video is available to teams, and commissioner Rob Manfred hopes to complete his investigation into alleged electronic sign stealing by the Boston Red Sox before spring training camps open next week. Click to read.
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Jessica Mendoza
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Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 8:24 am
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says he's concerned about the dual roles of Jessica Mendoza and Pedro Martinez, who both work for teams and television networks. Click to read.
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Masahiro Tanaka pitches in the 2019 All-Star Game
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Alex Greenberg
July 10, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Something is different about the baseballs being used in MLB this season. Justin Verlander sparked some controversy over the All-Star break when he explained his belief that Major League Baseball is juicing the balls this year to increase offensive numbers around the league. Click to read.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred
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March 06, 2019 - 8:36 am
Major League Baseball and the players' union are near an agreement to expand active rosters by one to 26 starting in 2020 as part of a deal that would include a commitment to discuss larger economic issues after opening day this year.
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Jun 21, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Major League Baseball Player Association executive director Tony Clark speaks during a presentation at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
USA TODAY Sports
February 18, 2019 - 3:49 pm
Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams are making little effort to "justify the price of a ticket."
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred
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February 18, 2019 - 8:21 am
Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.
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Rob Manfred
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February 08, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Don't look for a National League designated hitter this year or for new anti-tanking rules in June's amateur draft. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Friday that management is focused on pace-of-game changes for 2019 and bolder ideas proposed by the players' association are too complex to be...
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