Bud Selig

Bud Selig

Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

  CINCINNATI (AP) — As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn’t changed his outlook on Pete Rose’s lifetime ban for gambling. Selig visited Cincinnati on Friday for the opening of an urban […]

08/22/2014

Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, August 14, 2014. He will succeed Bud Selig in January. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red […]

08/14/2014

Baseball Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig smiles as he responds to a question from reporters after addressing participants of the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities World Series during a luncheon, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Grapevine, Texas.  Selig is retiring in January. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Selig expects vote next week on his successor

  GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Commissioner Bud Selig expects baseball owners to vote next week from a list of three candidates for his successor. “Yes, there will be a vote in Baltimore,” Selig said Wednesday, […]

08/06/2014

In this April 2, 2014 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore delivers in the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Baseball wonders why pitchers’ elbows keep tearing

All of baseball is focused on a most precious 2 1/8 inches — the average length of the ulnar collateral ligament. This year, more than a dozen major league pitchers already have undergone Tommy John […]

05/16/2014

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

A-Rod banned for 2014 season, arbitrator rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was dealt the most severe punishment in the history of baseball’s drug agreement when an arbitrator ruled the New York Yankees third baseman is suspended for the entire 2014 […]

01/12/2014

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rodriguez walks out of own grievance hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day […]

11/20/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Lawyer: MLB pursued Alex Rodriguez ‘at all costs’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s legal team has gathered extensive additional evidence since he filed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to polish their images and destroy the […]

11/07/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Rodriguez sues MLB and Selig, citing ‘witch hunt’

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig, accusing them of pursuing “vigilante justice” as part of a “witch hunt” designed to smear the character of the Yankees star […]

10/04/2013

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Bud Selig says he will retire in January 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig said Thursday he plans to retire as baseball commissioner in January 2015 after a term of more than 22 years marked by robust growth in attendance and revenue along […]

09/26/2013

In this Feb. 24, 2012 photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun speaks during a news conference at spring training baseball in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made “mistakes,” Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011. The suspended Milwaukee slugger said he took a cream and a lozenge containing […]

08/23/2013

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