Rob Manfred Elected as Next Commissioner of Major League Baseball

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Major League Baseball chief operating officer Rob Manfred was elected the replacement for retiring commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday, CBS’ Jon Heyman has reported. Manfred is new commissioner. #MLB — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) August 14, 2014 Manfred, fellow MLB executive Tim Brosnan and Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner were the three candidates identified by […]

MLB Changes Home Plate Collision Rules, Instant Replay For 2014 Season

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The 2014 Major League Baseball season will see expanded instant replay options and some interesting tweaks of the “play at the plate” rules for all teams. For the first time, a plethora of calls other than just home runs will be reviewable with managers getting up to two challenges per game. Catchers and runners will […]