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Jared Max: The Dollars And Sense Of Managing Baseball

Is it possible that some managers make in-game decisions based on whether or not a relief pitcher can get credit for a save or a hold?

04/23/2015

Pete Rose, Rob Manfred

Rob Manfred: Pete Rose Will Be Allowed To Be Part Of All-Star Game

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

04/23/2015

A look at the metal detectors at the Yankee Stadium gates in the Bronx on Opening Day, April 6, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

As Season Opens, MLB Stadiums Step Up Security Screenings

Under the guidance of the Department of Homeland Security, Major League Baseball has stepped up screenings at all 30 stadiums.

04/06/2015

Jarred Cosart #23 of the Miami Marlins (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart Fined By MLB For Placing Illegal Bets

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart has been fined by Major League Baseball for placing illegal bets, but the sport said it found no evidence he bet on baseball.

04/03/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before the start of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tony Clark: MLB Players Association Has No Issues With Alex Rodriguez

Union head Tony Clark says the baseball players’ association has no issues with Alex Rodriguez.

03/16/2015

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Manfred: MLB Talking With U.S. Government About Playing Exhibitions In Cuba

President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing relations with the communist island nation.

03/10/2015

Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Anthony Bosch, Former Owner Of MLB Steroid Clinic, Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.

02/17/2015

The New York Mets' infield plays a defensive shift against Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on April 16, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Kallet: Manfred Is Progressive, But His Openness To Nixing Shifts Is Asinine

Pitch clocks — though they would bother me as a baseball purist — make sense. But eliminating defensive shifts is just plain brainless. You’re going to take strategy out of the game to produce more runs?

02/09/2015

Rob Manfred (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Jared Max: NBA, MLB Commissioners Looking To Shake Up Their Sports

Determined to remain relevant with current American culture, our two newest governors of sport rocked our world this week.

02/08/2015

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Open To Eliminating Defensive Shifts

“The second set of changes that I would look at is related, and that relates to injecting additional offense in the game,” Manfred told ESPN. “For example, things like eliminating shifts. I would be open to those sorts of ideas.”

01/26/2015

Pitcher Jose Quintana #62 of the Chicago White Sox reacts on the mound as he struggles during the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

MLB To Use Pitch Clock In Double-A, Triple-A In 2015

Major 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.

01/15/2015

Investigators say Berejuk was the main supplier for Anthony Bosch, who ran the now-closed Biogenesis of America clinic that supplied banned substances to MLB players and other athletes. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drug Supplier Paulo Berejuk Pleads Guilty In MLB Doping Case

Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.

12/18/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Jason Aldean’s Baseball Dreams Hit U.S. Stadiums

For country music superstar Jason Aldean, it all comes down to the strategy of baseball and the pageantry of college football.

12/09/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home-plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Veteran MLB Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

The Oregon native has been a member of the big-league staff since 1986 and is a crew chief. He worked the World Series in 1998, 2001 and 2004.

12/02/2014

Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Anthony Bosch Has Bail Revoked Because Of Positive Tests For Cocaine

The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s recent performance-enhancing drug scandal had his bail revoked Monday because of recent positive tests for cocaine use.

10/06/2014

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