Sweeny: Pete Rose Should Be In The Hall, But Still Banned From BaseballRose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.
Rob Manfred's Challenge: Modernize Baseball While Respecting TraditionA pitch clock must be considered and decreased offense scrutinized. Tighter balls? Shorter fences? A lower mound? Banning defensive shifts? Perhaps they can be talked about in the future.
MLB To Use Pitch Clock In Double-A, Triple-A In 2015Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement at the conclusion of baseball's owners meetings.
Selig To Become Baseball Commissioner Emeritus; Will Get $6M Annual PensionBud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.
MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination LawsuitThe highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.
Rob Manfred Given 5-Year Term As Baseball CommissionerPraising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred.
Here Comes A-Rod! Questions Surround Yankees Slugger After Full-Season BanThe World Series is over. MLB's offseason has begun. That means Alex Rodriguez's full-season suspension is done -- and boy, could the Yankees use him.
Yankees, Mets Step Up To Plate After Break-In At Yogi Berra MuseumThe museum said MLB and both NY clubs would be "donating exact replicas of the items" stolen from the Hall of Famer's collection on Oct. 7.
Oscar Taveras Killed In Car Accident; Cardinals, MLB In MourningGiants outfielder Juan Perez heard about Taveras' death during Game 5 of the World Series. He hit a two-run double and dedicated the hit to his fallen countryman.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB PostseasonThe Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
Pace-Of-Game Initiatives To Be Experimented With In Arizona Fall League Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching changes, under experimental speedup rules to be used during the Arizona Fall League.
Selig Says A-Rod's Future Now In Yankees' HandsMLB Commissioner Bud Selig says Alex Rodriguez will be returning with a clean slate, just like the other players who served their suspensions in the Biogenesis scandal.