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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
MLB retains search firm to help prepare candidates

...MLB has had a minority interview requirement for key openings in baseball operations for several years, Commissioner Rob Manfred said the league thinks the search firm "might be able to improve the effectiveness of the rule by making minority candidates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-13/mlb-retains-search-firm-
Lawsuit calls for more safety netting at ballparks

...other season ticket-holders throughout the major leagues does not ask for money. Instead, it wants Commissioner Rob Manfred to extend the screens that typically cover only a few sections behind the plate all the way down the first- and third-base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-13/lawsuit-calls-more-safet
Cutting length of baseball's regular season could get tied to reconfiguring postseason

...when it added two teams for the 1962 season."A shortened schedule is a major, major economic issue," Commissioner Rob Manfred told the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday."We sell out in a lot of markets in terms of gates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/cutting-length-baseballs
Young talent highlights All-Star Game

...the last few years came to the end of their careers. We have a great new crop of young players," new Commissioner Rob Manfred said.This is an age when The Kids are All Right ? a record 20 of the 76 All-Stars for tonight's game are 25...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-13/young-talent-highlights-
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
Pete Rose among four ex-Reds honored before All-Star Game during rare on-field appearance

...was banned for betting on baseball in 1989 and has a longstanding application for reinstatement pending. Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Tuesday that he hasn't yet scheduled a meeting with Rose to discuss it.Manfred, who replaced Bud Selig...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/pete-rose-among-four-ex-
Sandy Koufax, Johnny Bench take part in ceremonial first pitch

...time in nearly 20 years, Major League Baseball might consider expansion."I'm open to the idea," Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.Manfred, speaking to the Baseball Writers' Association of America, said the league is evaluating cities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-14/sandy-koufax-johnny-benc