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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
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
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
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-
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
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