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Braves to bring back A.J. Pierzynski

...within five years and return to Mexico for the first time since 1999.Rob Manfred, who took over as commissioner from Bud Selig in January, has made expansion of international play a priority.? Don't expect the league to shorten each team's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-11/braves-bring-back-aj-pie
Black managers now abscent from Major League Baseball

...Pendleton has interviewed for several managing jobs since joining Atlanta's staff in 2002. In 1999, then-Commissioner Bud Selig mandated that teams must interview a minority candidate for a managerial vacancy.Six teams hired new managers last offseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-27/black-managers-now-absce
Commissioner Rob Manfred plans to rule on Pete Rose's reinstatement by end of year

...essentially gave himself three months to issue his ruling.Manfred is in his first year as commissioner. His predecessor, Bud Selig, steadfastly refused for years to render a decision on Rose's wish for reinstatement.Then Cincinnati's manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-25/commissioner-rob-manfred
MLB retains search firm to help prepare candidates

...quite a contrast to the owners' meetings last August, when the race was on to find a successor for retiring Commissioner Bud Selig. Today marks exactly one year since Manfred was elected to the job."If the next four years go as fast as the first one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-13/mlb-retains-search-firm-
Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

...of his lawyers and filed a medical malpractice suit against the team physician.He also sued MLB, then-commissioner Bud Selig and the players' association.He withdrew the suits and apologized for his actions. Now, even a dispute over a $6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-20/steinbrenner-alex-rodrig
Baseball TV dispute with Orioles put off

...Nationals "asked for more than Yankees and Dodgers.""They were highballing?" he said to Neuwirth.Then-Commissioner Bud Selig asked the committee to hold off on its decision in hopes of a resolution or a possible sale to Comcast, but with none...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-18/baseball-tv-dispute-orio
Pete Rose allowed to take part in All-Star Game activities

...five different positions.Rose applied for reinstatement in September 1997 and met in November 2002 with Commissioner Bud Selig, who never ruled on the application. Rose submitted another application for reinstatement after Manfred succeeded Selig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-23/pete-rose-allowed-take-p
Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

...changes represent a step forward in our efforts to streamline the pace of play," said Rob Manfred, who took over from Bud Selig as commissioner last month. "The most fundamental starting point for improving the pace of the average game involves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/major-league-baseball-ad
Pete Rose among four ex-Reds honored before All-Star Game during rare on-field appearance

...Rob Manfred said on Tuesday that he hasn't yet scheduled a meeting with Rose to discuss it.Manfred, who replaced Bud Selig in January, said he's reviewing material developed in the various investigations of Rose's gambling."I frankly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/pete-rose-among-four-ex-
Pete Rose keeping open mind about conversation with commissioner at All-Star Game

...baseball.The former Cincin nati Reds player and manager hopes that he can informally meet Manfred ? who took over for Bud Selig in January ? when the two are in town next week for the All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park. Rose said they'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-09/pete-rose-keeping-open-m