Rob Manfred

John Healy
February 16, 2020 - 2:49 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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Ratto: When you attract less, offer more
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Ray Ratto
February 11, 2020 - 12:04 pm
In other words, MLB is signing on to the one thing everyone else is finally all-in on — game bloat.
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The Houston Astros and New England Patriots, compare and contrast
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Ray Ratto
January 13, 2020 - 1:25 pm
Rob Manfred did the thing nobody thought he would do — give the Houston Astros the works, and then allowed the Astros to finish the job. Now we'll see if giving them the works, works. In suspending general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch for a year, fining the Astros $5 million, losing...
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Ray Ratto
October 07, 2019 - 9:31 am
At first glance, it would be so perfectly Oakland if it somehow managed to lose all three of its pro sports franchises — even though it never had a chance to keep the Warriors and couldn't have come up with enough money to save the Raiders. But the A's? Well, Oakland COULD screw that up because the...
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Karl Buscheck
March 26, 2019 - 8:29 am
Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Tuesday morning that Larry Baer, CEO and President of the San Francisco Giants, has been suspended without pay in the wake of a physical altercation with his wife, Pam. Baer’s leave of absence, which began on March 4, will be converted into a suspension running...
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Karl Buscheck
February 20, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Rob Manfred, the commissioner of MLB, spoke in favor of the Oakland A’s building a waterfront ballpark during a Tuesday press conference in Glendale, Ariz. “Jack London Square is a positive,” Manfred said per John Shea of The San Francisco Chronicle . “The proximity to downtown generally is a...
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