Rob Manfred

Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed the media at Fenway Park on Tuesday. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
John Tomase
June 16, 2015 - 12:58 pm
Commissioner Rob Manfred had a message for Red Sox hitters Tuesday: The league isn't out to get them. Making a regularly scheduled stop in Boston as part of a tour of big league cities, Manfred addressed Red Sox players and was asked about the widening strike zone. "This issue came up in the Red...
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David Ortiz
Ryan Hannable
February 28, 2015 - 5:21 am
David Ortiz was very outspoken earlier in the week when he became aware of the new MLB rules regarding hitters in the effort to speed up the overall pace of play. Commissioner Rob Manfred responded to Ortiz's comments and the new rules in general on Friday when speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports...
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Pete Frates (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
February 09, 2015 - 4:47 am
According to the Salem Evening News , Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at the Red Sox ' March 3 exhibition game against Boston College at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers in honor of former BC player Pete Frates. Manfred's appearance is part of the...
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August 14, 2014 - 4:52 pm
Major League Baseball owners elected Rob Manfred to become the 10th commission in the history of the sport, with the current MLB Chief Operating Officer set to succeed Bud Selig in January. While Manfred was ultimately elected by a final 30-0 vote, it was not until the sixth ballot of the sport's...
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August 13, 2014 - 4:11 pm
Major League Baseball owners have officially kicked off what will be two days of meetings in an effort to find a successor for retiring MLB commissioner Bud Selig . The three finalists for the position - MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred , MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan...
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August 07, 2014 - 7:29 am
When initial reports broke that Red Sox chairman Tom Werner was one of three finalists for the job as Major League Baseball commissioner, there was widespread speculation that he was not a candidate to be taken too seriously. Rob Manfred remains the favorite to take over the job from his boss, the...
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August 06, 2014 - 5:41 am
USA Today baseball writer Bob Nightengale joined Dennis & Callahan on Wednesday morning to discuss Major League Baseball 's candidates for commissioner. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Nightengale reported Tuesday that MLB identified three...
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November 20, 2013 - 7:33 am
According to multiple reports , Alex Rodriguez lashed out at Major League Baseball COO Rob Manfred and stormed out of his grievance hearing Wednesday, upset that arbitrator Fredric Horowitz ruled that commissioner Bud Selig did not have to testify before the player's attorneys. Rodriguez reportedly...
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June 02, 2011 - 3:40 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY THURSDAY: No games scheduled AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Two years ago, during his public confession about his use of performance-...
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