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ROB MANFRED

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BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 25, 2023
MLB games in Paris in 2025 in 'planning' stage
Commissioner Rob Manfred said MLB will continue to take baseball to locations worldwide.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Feb 27, 2023
MLB players getting taste of new pitch clock during spring training
Major league players are adjusting to some of the biggest single-season rule changes in the sport’s history during spring training.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Aug 14, 2021
MLB will return to 'Field of Dreams' in 2022
'I think the reception that this event has received has been so positive that we will be back,' MLB Commissioner Manfred said.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 24, 2021
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules taking game in 'right direction'
The league's enhanced enforcement of foreign-substance usage by pitchers has made mandatory umpire checks a strange new sight in every game.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Apr 3, 2021
MLB takes All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia voting law
The announcement comes one day after U.S. President Joe Biden called for the game to be moved out of Atlanta.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Jan 17, 2021
With an eye toward Japan, fans call on MLB to protect crowds from dangerous foul balls
One activist believes the methods used by NPB teams to prevent injuries in the stands could easily be applied to the majors.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Jun 6, 2020
MLB players say teams 'depriving America of baseball games'
MLB and its players continue to clash over money as they try to reach an agreement to start the 2020 season.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 5, 2019
NTT becomes MLB's first Japanese information technology partner
Major League Baseball and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. announced a three-year partnership on Wednesday, making NTT the first Japanese information technology company to become an official MLB partner in the United States.
BASEBALL
May 19, 2017
MLB wants to change posting system
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday he would like revisions made to the posting system agreement for Japanese players that the league has with Nippon Professional Baseball by this offseason.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Mar 8, 2017
China aims for incremental improvements on global baseball stage
China manager John McLaren starts each day by having his players remember their team motto: "Get better every day." He'll then pick out a player, who will then belt out a tune of his choice for the room, "they're lacking there a little bit," McLaren said with a grin.
Japan Times
BASEBALL
Mar 7, 2017
MLB players for 2020 Games unlikely
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the league remains committed to the World Baseball Classic, and later watched Houston Astros outfielder Norichika Aoki compete for Samurai Japan.
Japan Times
SPORTS / MAN ABOUT SPORTS
Dec 27, 2016
A wish list of sports resolutions for the coming year
Some New Year's Sports Resolutions MAS would love to see made for 2017 — and, more importantly, KEPT.

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