MLB and the MLBPA have struck a deal in which commissioner Rob Manfred has the discretion to shorten the 2020 draft to as few as five rounds, ESPN's @JeffPassan reports. Here are some notable active players drafted outside the first five rounds.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the organization will reach a decision about when to resume its delayed season only after it's "comfortable that the public health situation supports that decision"
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“I just love the symbolism of patterns that are associated with baseball being used by the people who are carrying a huge burden for all of us,” Rob Manfred, the MLB commissioner, said.
Commissioner Manfred is hurting baseball, but MLB's wealthy owners don't mind as long as he protects their huge profits.
@MLB is proposing to cut 42 Minor League Baseball clubs. This has nothing to do with what's good for baseball and everything to do with greed. It would destroy thousands of jobs and devastate local economies. I'm urging @MLB Commissioner Manfred to stop this proposal.
The fact that Rob Manfred hasn’t punished the players involved — or said that he’s at least planning on it — is one of the most indefensible sports commissioner moments ever. Since 1994 baseball has been steadfastly destroying itself. Abhorrent leadership.
"It's a conversation I'm expecting to have." - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on Pete Rose's Hall of Fame eligibility