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New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

NEW YORK - Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner ? his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

BALTIMORE - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man competition to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe
Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...drug-testing agreements, and instant replay to aid umpires.Minutes after he was elected baseball's 10th commissioner, Rob Manfred didn't want to discuss what great issues he expects to take on when he succeeds Selig on Jan. 25."I really don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/pace-play-among-issues-n
Ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton killed in apparent murder-suicide

...MLB Advanced Media."All of us at Major League Baseball are shocked and saddened by this tragedy," Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. "He was a talented and personable individual, and we were proud to call him a member of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/ex-mlb-player-darryl-ham
Pete Rose bet on games as a player, report says

...2002 with Commissioner Bud Selig, who never ruled on the application. Rose applied again after Selig was succeeded by Rob Manfred in January.As recently as April, Rose has insisted he had not bet on games as a player."Never bet as a player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/pete-rose-bet-games-play
Report: Cardinals alleged to have hacked Astros' player database

...federal law enforcement officials, we will evaluate the next steps and will make decisions promptly."Commissioner Rob Manfred said subpoenas have been issued, though he did not provide details."There are legal problems associated with federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-16/report-cardinals-alleged
MLB holds back while FBI probes Cardinals' alledged hacking of Astros' database

...of compromised Houston Astros player intel is a federal investigation, not a baseball probe, says MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred.That doesn't mean he can't hand down penalties as more information comes to light about whether St. Louis Cardinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-19/mlb-holds-back-while-fbi
Miami names its GM as its new manager

...There's nowhere else to look anymore," he conceded. "We're running out."The Marlins consulted with Commissioner Rob Manfred and complied with Major League Baseball's minority hiring requirements, Samson said.Former players have become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-18/miami-names-its-gm-its-n
Dodgers blank Braves

...trying to engineer a multiplayer trade with the Dodgers for third baseman Juan Uribe. According to MLB.com, Callaspo told the Braves that he was willing to accept the trade, which is awaiting the approval of Commissioner Rob Manfred.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-27/dodgers-blank-braves
Tigers' Justin Verlander to go on DL for first time in his career

...Probably will not find out whether Josh Hamilton has been suspended before they open the season Monday.Commissioner Rob Manfred said a decision on discipline likely would come "shortly after" Opening Day.Hamilton, recovering from shoulder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-02/tigers-justin-verlander-