Rob Manfred

There's now a limit on visiting the pitcher's mound.
There’s something about baseball in March, about spring training in Florida and Arizona. Yes, it’s a sign the new season
As baseball heads toward a new round of labor negotiations, Tony Clark is the first former player -- and perhaps more importantly, the first person of color -- to lead the MLB Players Association.
Vincent says he responded that if he went back and told Commissioner Giamatti that Pete Rose is the national treasure: "You
Photo by Alli Royce Soble at Emory Law School MICHAEL SCHULDER is the host of Wavemaker Conversations: A Podcast for the
Rob Manfred has surrounded himself with domestic violence experts. With Jose Reyes, he faces his first test.
Ripken discusses why he likes the idea of a pitch clock. Click below to watch Ripken's take on Alex Rodriguez and his return
Pete Rose continues to feel that he has been unfairly treated by the baseball establishment, and I believe that with an expanded lens of the changing culture regarding athletes' transgressions, perhaps leniency in his case is now in order.
Two questions appeared in almost every discussion of the new Baseball Commissioner. Can baseball reconnected with the youth of America? Can baseball attract African American players to the game?
One would hope that Commissioner Manfred will staunchly defend the partnership arrangement that has brought baseball its renewed prosperity. Working with the union and not against it, Major League Baseball will continue to grow its influence worldwide.
Figuring out a way to replace that revenue and continue to adjust to the new media world, rather than determining ways to make the game more exciting or figure out the best post-season formula, will be the criteria by which the next commissioner will be judged.
Even the predictably dreadful Pittsburgh Pirates seem energized this spring.
The media buzzards are already beginning to circle the carcass of the "once-great, but-no-longer-so" National Football League. We know for certain who will be blamed: the players.
Another Major League Baseball season started this week. The games were quite entertaining, but once again the media was asking the question, "How can these guys earn so much money?"
Sports labor unions, like the MLBPA, have achieved their goal of giving voice to the interests and concerns of those talented athletes who make a living as entertainers.