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Pete Rose speaks at a press conference prior to managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on June 16, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Is This The End For Pete Rose’s Reinstatement Bid?

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.

06/23/2015

Pete Rose

Report: Pete Rose Bet On Baseball While Playing For Reds In ’86

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.

06/22/2015

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Manfred With Boomer & Carton: ‘I Would Leave The DH The Way It Is’

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.

06/15/2015

Bartolo Colon

Manfred On NL Not Adopting The DH: I Want To See Bartolo Colon Hit!

“Not having National League pitchers hit would deprive us of the entertainment that Bartolo Colon has given us this year,” Manfred said.

06/03/2015

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Rob Manfred Says Yanks Have Grounds To Not Pay A-Rod His Bonus

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.

05/21/2015

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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

Pete Rose speaks at a press conference prior to managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on June 16, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Back In Baseball As Studio Analyst

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.

04/20/2015

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

MLB To Look For Links After Positive Tests For Stanozolol

Commissioner Rob Manfred says MLB is investigating four recent positive tests for the steroid Stanozolol along “the same model” as its 2013 Biogenesis probe.

04/14/2015

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Manfred On WFAN: Anger Toward Mets Ownership Is Not ‘Fair’

“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.”

03/31/2015

Pete Rose

Fay Vincent On WFAN: Pete Rose ‘Will Never Get Elected To Hall Of Fame’

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.

03/23/2015

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pete Rose Should Be In The Hall, But Still Banned From Baseball

Rose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.

03/18/2015

A Cincinnati Reds fan displays a sign in support of Pete Rose during a game at Great American Ball Park on August 13, 2014. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Dear MLB, Stop Playing God — Play Ball!

It is time to dismount from your two-faced high horse and open the door for Pete Rose. Shoeless Joe Jackson, too.

03/17/2015

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Applies For Reinstatement To MLB Commish Manfred

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.

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

Rob Manfred (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Rob Manfred: ‘I’m Confident The Mets’ Finances Are In Acceptable Condition’

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.

02/27/2015

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