Rob Manfred

10th commissioner of Major League Baseball

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Rob Manfred: 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball
Robert D. Manfred Jr. is an American lawyer and business executive who is the tenth and current Commissioner of Major League Baseball. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball (MLB) and succeeded Bud Selig as Commissioner on January 25, 2015.


'It feels amazing,' MLB's first female GM [Video]

'It feels amazing,' MLB's first female GM

[NFA] Kim Ng, the first female general manager in the MLB, says her historic appointment feels 'amazing', but she also feel the pressure to perform. Emma Jehle has more.

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says Miami Marlins coronavirus situation no 'nightmare'

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No vote Sunday but MLB's 2020 negotiations may be trending towards a deal

If the two sides can't reach a deal in the next few days, commissioner Rob Manfred is expected to simply mandate a season of 54-60 games. - Published

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, union head Tony Clark hold 'productive' in-person meeting

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, union head Tony Clark held 'productive' in-person meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday. - Published

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'not confident' there will be a 2020 season

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Rob Manfred confident MLB will reach deal to play shortened season with players union

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred isn't optimistic about 162-game season

On the eve of what would have been Major League Baseball's opening day, commissioner Rob Manfred indicated a 162-game season is unlikely to happen. - Published

Astros scandal whistleblower Mike Fiers says he does not need extra protection in 2020

Mike Fiers may be on some players' bad sides, prompting commissioner Rob Manfred to say MLB will offer the Oakland A's righty protection in 2020. - Published

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologizes for 'disrespectful' comment about World Series trophy

Rob Manfred apologized for referring to the Commissioner's Trophy as 'a piece of metal' and discussed the MLBPA's role in the Astros investigation. - Published

Dodgers Can Move Past Astros Scandal

Clayton Kershaw is pleased practically everybody in the sport seized the opportunity to tee off on the Astros and Commissioner Rob Manfred's handling of the scandal. (Feb. 18) - Published

LeBron James calls out MLB commissioner Rob Manfred over response to sign-stealing scandal

NBA star LeBron James says he'd be "(expletive) irate" if he found out a team cheated him out of winning a title, urges MLB to listen to player criticism. - Published

Mark Cuban thankful he did not buy MLB team as he criticizes sport: 'Baseball is a mess'

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tweeted a link to Rob Manfred's recent ESPN interview and declared he was "thankful (MLB) didn't let me buy a team." - Published

Rob Manfred, MLB seek closure to Astros sign-stealing scandal that might not have any

Rob Manfred tried to bring closure to the Astros' sign-stealing scandal Sunday. But there does not appear to be any end in sight to the controversy. - Published

Trevor Bauer rips MLB, commissioner Rob Manfred in video: 'The game is losing popularity'

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Trevor Bauer slams MLB commissioner Rob Manfred's proposal to change playoffs: 'You're a joke'

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Pete Rose asks for reinstatement after no Astros players were punished in sign-stealing scandal

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MLB lets one group slide when doling out punishment to Astros: the actual players

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred dished severe punishment to the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme, but one group got off free: the players. - Published

President Trump plans late arrival for World Series Game 5; 'Great decision' says MLB commissioner

Commissioner Rob Manfred said Trump opted out of throwing the first pitch before Game 5 “in order to make the fan experience as positive as possible.” - Published

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on Astros controversy: 'We have to be tremendously concerned'

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MLB could move Oakland A's to Vegas over stadium lawsuit

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MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities

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