MLB May Make Unilateral Rule Changes For 2018Major League Baseball intends to give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018.
Baseball Hitting, Pitching Sapped By Jet Lag, Study FindsResearchers say they've documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home field advantage, make pitchers give up more home runs, and take some punch out of a team's bats.
Best Of Mike Francesa: January 2017 Interview With Rob ManfredBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he's reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Has Sights Set On Speeding Up GamesBaseball's new collective bargaining agreement doesn't address the pace of play, but it's clear that's an issue at the forefront of commissioner Rob Manfred's mind.
MLB Owners, Players Ratify Labor Deal Through 2021Baseball owners and players have ratified the sport's new five-year collective bargaining agreement, extending their labor peace to 26 years through 2021.
New MLB Rookie Hazing Rules Ban Dressing As WomenThat baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned.
Crisis Averted: MLB Players, Owners Reach Tentative Labor DealAfter days of near round-the-clock talks, negotiators reached a verbal agreement about 3 1/2 hours before the expiration of the current pact.
Free-Agent Compensation, International Draft Top MLB IssuesNegotiators for baseball players and owners are meeting this week in Irving, Texas, in an attempt to reach agreement on a collective bargaining agreement to replace the five-year contract that expires Thursday.
Kallet: Cubs-Indians World Series Was A Victory For BaseballAs far as I’m concerned, no Fall Classic in at least the past 30 years captured the nation’s attention as much as this one.
MLB Suspends Padres GM Preller 30 days Over Pomeranz TradeSan Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has been suspended 30 days without pay by Major League Baseball for his conduct in the trade of All-Star pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox.
Twitter To Live Stream For Free 1 MLB, 1 NHL Game Per WeekThe agreement announced Monday will allow viewers to watch games nationally that would normally be available only in the two teams' home markets.
Manfred Says MLB Considering Rule Changes For Using Relief PitchersBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred is still looking for ways to speed up games and is open to implementing a pitch clock and a rule change regarding the use of relief pitchers.