Tag Archives: Rob Manfred

Major League Baseball threatens to jump the shark with complex postseason expansion
February 11, 2020

MLB’s proposed new playoff system is a complicated cash grab from greedy pirates whose thirst for cash is unquenchable. Head pirate Rob Manfred appears to be a man unafraid of change if it nets owners a few bucks.  Sometimes that’s a good thing, sometimes not. File this proposed change to baseball’s playoff system as a big steaming […]

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred a slap hitter when it comes to punishing Astros
January 14, 2020

The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series by stealing opposing catchers’ signs to pitchers with electronic surveillance. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred wants to stop cheating, so he took a swing at getting tough.  Weak ground ball the other way. The first rule of correcting behavior is to make the cost of the punishment outweigh the […]