Manfred unhappy video of Collins' argument with umpire leaked
5 monthes ago - By TheScore
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred was one of the few people not entertained by a recently leaked video of former New York Mets manager Terry Collins having an expletive-laden exchange with umpires during the 2016 season. The video showed Collins running out to the field to defend pitcher Noah Syndergaard after the right-hander threw behind Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley. Umpire crew chief Tom Hallion is seen taking control of the situation, explaining to Collins the reason for the ejection and trying to calm the skipper down. "We made a commitment to the umpires...
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That viral video of a manager's profane rant? MLB is trying to rid it from the Internet
5 monthes ago - By Washingtonpost
The crew chief on the receiving end of Terry Collins's tirade comes off well, but MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred explained that umpires agreed to wear microphones on the condition that the audio would never leak out.
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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says Universal DH Talks Have ‘Moved A Little Bit'
5 monthes ago - By NESN
There's long since been a debate among Major League Baseball fans whether the league should implement a designated hitter for the National League.
However, that debate seemingly is far from over, according to CBS Sports' Mike Axisa. At Thursday's quarterly owners' meetings, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said talks of a universal DH have “moved a little bit.”
Rob Manfred on the universal DH debate:
"I think that is a continuing source of conversation among the ownership group and I think that the dialogue actually probably moved a little bit.” MLB
- David Lennon June 14, 2018
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