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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred considering many options for this season

2 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Major League Baseball is eager to get back on the field this year and is eyeing a return in May. MLB is also considering many options to be able to play as many games as possible this year. Commissioner Rob Manfred joined ESPN's Scott Van Pelt for an interview on Wednesday night and Manfred shared his hopes for the year. “Look, my optimistic outlook is that at some point in May, we'll be gearing back up,” Manfred told Van Pelt. “We'll have to make a determination, depending what the precise date is, as to how much of a preparation period we need, whether that preparation period is gonna be...
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Red Sox cheating investigation ends with coronavirus twist

Red Sox cheating investigation ends with coronavirus twist

2 days ago   |   By New York Post

On the eve of what was supposed to be Opening Day, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he will reveal his findings into the Red Sox cheating probe once baseball returns. If Manfred has his way, America's pastime will be back some time in May. “We'll have to make a determination depending on what the precise...
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MLB's Rob Manfred Unsure When League Will Kick Off 2020 Regular Season

2 days ago   |   By NESN

Professional sports in the United States have been put on hold as the COVID-19 crisis continues.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, however, hopes the league's 2020 season will remain largely unaffected.
“I think we need to have a regular season with a credible number of games,” Manfred said Wednesday, as seen on ESPN's “SportsCenter.” “I think we should have a postseason format that focuses on providing the most possible entertaining product to our fans at a very difficult time in our history. And overall, I think our goal is to play as many baseball games as we can given the...
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Rob Manfred 'Nothing Off the Table' for MLB's Possible Schedule Post-Coronavirus

2 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is open to ideas regarding how to handle the return of baseball after the hiatus for the coronavirus pandemic is over...
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