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  1. New Hall of Fame voting rule is a mistake

    Buster Olney

    For Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, the chances for Hall of Fame induction through the vote of the writers appears to be all but eliminated, given the implications of the rule change announced Saturday. Maybe you agree with that, maybe y...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
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  3. Dodgers enter new territory with replay

    Mark Saxon

    SAN DIEGO -- A close call in the first six innings tonight could quickly shine a light on baseball's most radical rule change and the managers who are governed by it. Both teams will have access to the new instant-replay technology. The replay sys...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  4. Anonymous MLB players have strong opinions on rule change -- ESPN...


    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, 143 anonymous MLB players tell all on the new home plate collision rule (65 percent dislike it); PEDs (about 10 percent of players may juice); and the best player in the game (56 percent say Mike Trout).

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  5. Interpreters able to approach mound to help foreign-born pitchers...

    Jayson Stark

    Baseball owners approved a rule change last week, several sources have told ESPN, that would allow coaches and managers to bring interpreters to the mound this season for conferences with foreign-born pitchers who don't speak fluent English.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  6. Major League Baseball considers Home Run Derby rule change after ...

    Jayson Stark

    The booing of beleaguered Home Run Derby captain Robinson Cano had finally faded by Tuesday afternoon. But the aftermath could cause Major League to consider a new rule to include at least one hometown slugger in the future.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  7. W roundtable: Should MLB require an All-Star from every team?


    With the Midsummer Classic upon us, our writers tackle the question of whether MLB should continue to require every team to be represented in the All-Star Game or whether the practice waters down the product.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  8. Campana a fan of potential rule change

    Doug Padilla

    MILWAUKEE -- Tony Campana was quick to pick up on the news that Major League Baseball is considering doing away with a particular pickoff move. While many people basically yawned over the idea that the fake-to-third, throw-to-first pickoff move co...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  9. Major League Baseball rule change about free-agent pay causes con...

    T.J. Quinn

    MLB's new labor agreement, which went into effect this season, changed the rules for how clubs can sign international amateur free agents, capping the amount teams can spend at about $3 million annually. Spend more, and teams will face a heavy tax.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  10. Agent Jeff Berry wants rule change after Buster Posey's injury

    Buster Olney

    Buster Posey's agent, Jeff Berry, said on Thursday morning he is going to place a call to Joe Torre, the leader of on-field operations for Major league Baseball, and raise the idea of changing the rules regarding plays at the plate.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  11. MLB approves rule change for Tropicana Field

    Just in time for the playoffs, Major League Baseball has approved a change in the grounds rules for Tropicana Field that affects fly balls that strike the upper two catwalks in the domed stadium.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2010
  12. Pitching rule change confuses Florida Marlins' Ricky Nolasco

    Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco has tried out the new rule that allows pitchers to touch their fingers to their mouths while still on the mound. He got it wrong and was charged with a ball.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2010
  13. Owners OK rule change for postseason games

    All postseason games will be played to their conclusion under a change to the major league rules approved Thursday by baseball owners.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2009
  14. Brewers beat Marlins in completion of suspended game

    The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Florida Marlins 3-2 Wednesday in the completion of the first suspended game caused by Major League Baseball's rules change.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 11, 2007
  15. Brewers, Marlins suspended after three delays, 10th inning

    The Florida Marlins' game against the Milwaukee Brewers was suspended after 10 innings and three rain delays Tuesday night with the score 2-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 10, 2007
  16. 10 other things on Rob Manfred's to-do list

    Jim Bowden

    Major League Baseball owners made the right call by electing Rob Manfred as the 10th commissioner in baseball history. His experience, track record and leadership skills made him the obvious choice. Most importantly, he was the candidate most like...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  17. Hall's rule changes alter, accelerate chances

    Jerry Crasnick

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Hall of Fame voting process can wear on the emotions of a candidate who lingers on the ballot for a number of years. But it's unseemly for that candidate to state his case too vigorously, lest he appear arrogant, or complain ...

    Blog | July 26, 2014