2025: Rob Manfred outlaws swinging strikes because it's unfair for pitchers to throw the ball where the batter can't hit it.
The people who have Rob Manfred’s ear have rings and plaques and second homes built with the money they made from baseball. They also, by and large, have no understanding of why baseball is the way it is in 2020. He needs different advisers.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred tells the AP that he favors keeping an expanded playoff format and modified extra inning rules in 2021 and beyond ➡️
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred wants to keep expanded playoffs, extra-innings rule beyond 2020 season
BREAKING: MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told MLBPA executive director Tony Clark on Friday that if the sport doesn’t do a better job of managing the coronavirus, it could shut down for the season, sources told @JeffPassan .
rob manfred'>Comissioner Rob Manfred tells me “We are playing. The players need to be better, but I am not a quitter in general and there is no reason to quit now. We have had to be fluid, but it is manageable.”
MLB stars have a simple message for Rob Manfred about playing the 2020 season.
Rob Manfred and Fanatics Chairman Michael Rubin have agreed to stop production of MLB jerseys and will instead create masks and gowns to donate during the coronavirus pandemic (via @MichaelGRubin )
The Rob Manfred answer on buzzers was revealing in several ways: 1) MLB was "aware" of this "before the investigation." 2) Since he felt players were honest about 2017 & '18, it was "hard to figure out" why they'd lie about '19 3) Is he "100% sure" there were no buzzers? He's not