A bombshell report by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” could prove to be the final blow to Pete Rose’s petition for reinstatement to Major League Baseball. But it won’t end the debate.
ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active player in 1986.
Speaking with WFAN co-hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, the commish explained that having the DH in the American League — but not in the National — is in fact healthy for the game.
“Not having National League pitchers hit would deprive us of the entertainment that Bartolo Colon has given us this year,” Manfred said.
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6 million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home-run list.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.
The career hits leader, who agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport 26 years ago, has been hired by Fox as a guest studio analyst.
Commissioner Rob Manfred says MLB is investigating four recent positive tests for the steroid Stanozolol along “the same model” as its 2013 Biogenesis probe.
“I am satisfied that the New York Mets have a very strong desire to be successful on the field, and that they’re making decisions directed at being successful on the field.”
If Rose is given a second chance under the league’s new administration, former commissioner Fay Vincent believes baseball’s disgraced hits king will still be shut out of Cooperstown — forever.
Rose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.
It is time to dismount from your two-faced high horse and open the door for Pete Rose. Shoeless Joe Jackson, too.
The career hits leader agreed to a lifetime ban in August 1989 following an investigation by MLB that concluded he bet on the Cincinnati Reds to win while managing the team.
President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing relations with the communist island nation.
Are you hoping that MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred will demand that the Wilpons start spending more money on players? Well, don’t get your hopes up.