MLB Is Open To More Aggressively Managing ChangesWith home runs, strikeouts and game times at record levels, Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is open to making changes in the sport's rules.
Commissioner Rob Manfred Eyeing MLB Expansion To New CitiesManfred named Montreal, Charlotte, and Mexico City as the next possible MLB destinations.
Manfred Hopes For Changes In MLB Agreement With JapanMajor League Baseball would like to make changes in the player acquisition agreement with its Japanese counterparts.
Rob Long: Commissioner Rob Manfred Issues Warning To Os And Red SoxMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has spoken. In wake of Chris Sale throwing behind Manny Machado, the Commissioner held a conference call with both Buck Showalter and John Ferrell warning the two sides to "cease fire."
MLB To Push Forward With Process For Rule ChangesMajor League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher's mound.
Pace Of Play, Potential Strike Zone Changes On Baseball DeckMLB has studied whether to lift the lower edge of the strike zone from just beneath the kneecap to the top of the kneecap. Any change for 2017 would require an agreement with the players' association.