Rob Manfred On WFAN: Support Growing For International DraftAfter handing down a stiff punishment to the Atlanta Braves last week for circumventing international signing rules, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred believes it's only a matter of time before there is an international draft.
Yankees Raise Available Signing Bonus For Japanese Star Shohei Otani To $3.5 MillionNew York has the second-highest total of available international signing bonus money behind the Texas Rangers at $3,535,000.
MLB Fines Both Red Sox, Yankees Following Sign-Stealing InvestigationsWatchgate has resulted in fines for both the Red Sox and Yankees.
Reports: 'Babe Ruth Of Japan' Shohei Otani Headed To Major Leagues In 2018The Yankees were among the MLB teams that sent scouts last month to see Otani play for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters.
Report: Red Sox Caught Using Apple Watch To Help Steal Signs Vs. YankeesThe Boston Red Sox have reportedly admitted to Major League Baseball officials that they participated in a scheme to steal and relay pitching signals against the Yankees using an Apple Watch.
As Part Of MLB Promotion, Yankees Will Wear Names On Jerseys For First Time In Team HistoryFrom Aug. 25-27, players will wear alternate jerseys inspired by youth-league uniforms. The athletes can express themselves by placing a nickname on the back of their jerseys.
Baseball Hall Of Famer Lou Brock Free Of CancerBrock said in a statement Friday that a doctor's diagnosis that he had conquered multiple myeloma was "the greatest news ever."
MLB Planning Games In Asia, England By End Of The DecadeMajor League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years.
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.
Manfred Eyes 2019 For Regular-Season Games In EuropeBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred remains hopeful the sport can play regular-season games in Europe for the first time in 2019.
Sweeny: It's Time For Major League Umpires To Mike UpThere has been talk again recently that umpires might start making announcements to the crowd — like NFL referees — to explain instant replay decisions.
Best Of Mike & Mad Dog: 2008 Interview With Fay VincentOn June 2, 2008, former baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent stopped by the Mike and Mad Dog show to promote his book "We Would Have Played for Nothing."