It's Open Season On Rob Manfred, Who Might Have Underestimated MLB Players' Desire For Harsh Player PunishmentsRob Manfred didn't do a spectacular job. And his players took notice.
MLB's End Date On Red Sox Investigation Curiously Keeps Moving Back, Though Reports Of Severity Have Not ChangedThat MLB investigation into the Red Sox just keeps chugging along.
Astros Owner Jim Crane Magnificently Bungles 'Apology' For Sign-Stealing Upon Arrival At Spring TrainingOn the effort to properly apologize and explain their situation in the cheating scandal, the Houston Astros swung. And the Houston Astros missed. (If only they had someone standing off stage to tell them what to do.)
Even More Details Emerge On Astros' Cheating Scandal, Showing Rob Manfred Has A Problem On His Hands“Neither the players alone, nor the front office, are to blame," Diamond wrote. "The Astros’ rule-breaking permeated the organization, involving executives, coaches and players."
Trevor Bauer On The Warpath Against MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: 'You Make Stupid Decisions'"It's the least marketable. It's because you make stupid decisions about how you market the players."
Report: MLB's Investigation Into Red Sox Will Extend Into Spring TrainingLast week, Rob Manfred said that he hoped to have the investigation into accusations for the Red Sox stealing signs in 2018. Plans, however, sometimes change -- even for commissioners of major sports leagues.
Manfred: Red Sox Players Won't Be Punished, Investigation Hopefully Will Conclude Next WeekMLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke Thursday at the owners meeting, and he addressed the ongoing investigation into allegations of sign stealing committed by the Red Sox during the 2018 season.
Rob Manfred Will Not Be Stripping Astros, Red Sox Of World Series TitlesPoliticians in Los Angeles really want MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to strip the Astros and Red Sox of the last two World Series trophies and hand them over to the Dodgers. But that will not be happening, according to the commish himself.
Report: MLB Players Granted Immunity For 'Honest Testimony' In Cheating ScandalThus far through MLB's investigation into sign stealing, three managers and one general manager have lost their jobs. Zero players have been punished in any way.
Rob Manfred’s Ruling On Astros' Cheating Scheme Had One Insane ConclusionThe avalanche of major, breaking news kind of made us overlook one significant detail: The Astros' players cheated. "Virtually all" of them. And none of them are being held accountable.
MLB To Use Pitch Clocks During Spring Training, May Implement For 2019 Regular SeasonMajor League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.