Bud Selig

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, left, tours AT&T Park with San Francisco Giants owner Larry Baer, center, and Giants executive Alfonso Felder before a baseball game between the Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Selig forms committee on pace of game issues

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig expects to receive a recommendation in the next 30 to 60 days from a committee he formed to deal with the issue of pace of game. Baseball […]

09/11/2014

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

Selig: Domestic violence policy has been discussed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the league and players’ union have previously discussed the idea of a blanket policy regarding domestic violence during collective bargaining, yet so far baseball […]

09/11/2014

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Vin Scully honored by Commissioner Bud Selig

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully has received the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award for his record 65 years of calling Los Angeles Dodgers games. Retiring Commissioner Bud Selig gave Scully the […]

09/05/2014

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig answers questions at a news conference, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, prior to a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Atlanta Braves in Cincinnati. Cincinnati hosts the All-Star game in 2015. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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

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