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Manfred Encouraged by Impact of Mound Visit Rules

TORONTO (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is encouraged by pace-of-play changes that have limited mound visits and reduced the time between innings at major league games this season.

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MLB on the Clock

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred continues his fixation with speeding up America’s favorite pastime, by aiming to limit replay reviews to two minutes starting this season.

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Play Ball!

As 22 of 30 Major League Baseball teams start the season equal in the standings at 0-0 today, Commissioner Rob Manfred celebrates the parity that characterizes baseball in the 21st Century.

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MLB Extends Trade Deadline

Major League Baseball gave teams an extra day to make trades for the upcoming season.

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Pete Rose: ‘I Should Actually Be the Commissioner of Baseball’

All-time hits leader Pete Rose held a press conference at his Las Vegas, NV restaurant to respond to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred denying his reinstatement to the league. In front of a large crowd, “Charlie Hustle” said he was

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Pete Rose Denied Reinstatement by MLB

Charlie Hustle’s hustling worked wonders on the baseball field, but his hustling off the field wound up terminating his desperate quest for reinstatement by MLB, as Commissioner Rob Manfred denied Pete Rose’s petition for reinstatement on Monday.

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Cowherd: Pete Rose Should Be in Hall of Fame

Colin Cowherd reacted Monday on the Fox Sports 1 simulcast of “The Herd” to the report that Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred will uphold former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose’s ban for gambling. He said Ty Cobb was a “racist” and

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MLB Commissioner Considers New Rule Addressing Hard Slides

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, ignoring the fact that an MLB rule already addressed collisions between runners and fielders, stated that he ponders a new rule while protesting that such a move received consideration before Chase Utley’s hard slide into Ruben Tejada in Game 2 of the Dodgers-Mets NLDS.

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Report: MLB Commish Will Not Reinstate Shoeless Joe Jackson

ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike” reported on Tuesday that Major League Baseball will not be reinstating former Chicago “Black Sox” player Shoeless Joe Jackson, who many believe took no part in the scandal that saw some members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox

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MLB Commish Hopes to Attract More African-Americans to Baseball

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press” on NBC, new Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred sat down with host Chuck Todd and was asked about the diversification of Major League Baseball and how the number of African Americans is dwindling in