Rob Manfred to @notthefakeSVP
: "Baseball will be back. Whenever it's safe to play, we'll be back. Our fans will be back. Our players will be back. And we will be part of the recovery, the healing in this country, from this particular pandemic."
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said it’s investigation into the #Redsox cheating allegations is complete and will render a decision before the regular season.
Rob Manfred on ESPN, re: Red Sox: "We are done with the investigation. There’s been a delay in terms of producing a written report just because I frankly have not had time to turn to it. ... We will get a Boston report out before we resume play."
Rob Manfred says he is done with the Red Sox investigation and that the league will get a Boston report out before play resumes.
Rob Manfred, asked on ESPN what he _hopes_ could happen from here: “My optimistic outlook is that at some point in May we’ll be gearing back up. We’ll have to make a determination depending on what the precise date is as to how much of a preparation period we need."
Rob Manfred announces that the Red Sox investigation is finally DONE.
Other points from SVP's interview with Manfred:
- He hopes baseball can restart in May
- "Nothing's off the table" in terms of changes to the season
- A 162-game season isn't happening
- Investigation into Boston is done and awaiting his report
"I also think that we need to be creative in terms of what the schedule looks like, what the postseason format looks like."
commissioner Rob Manfred to @notthefakeSVP
on how the upcoming season may change
"But the one thing I know for sure is baseball will be back. Whenever it's safe to play, we'll be back. ... We will be part of the recovery, the healing in this country from this particular pandemic."
commissioner Rob Manfred to @notthefakeSVP
Commissioner Rob Manfred confirms that a 162 games season is not on the table and that 7 innings double headers have been discussed as a strong possibility.
Breaking MLB: Rob Manfred said the Red Sox investigation has concluded. A decision has been made regarding the Red Sox punishment but he’s waiting to release it to the public. #RedSox #MLB #RobManfred
On ESPN Rob Manfred says the Red Sox investigation is done, but he hasn’t had time to finish writing the report.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is hopeful that "at some point in May we'll be gearing back up" https://t.co/MQiRt4UmKw
Rob Manfred said his investigation into the Red Sox is done and that he will issue a formal report before the league begins play:
In ESPN interview with Scott Van Pelt, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred on eve of what would have been Opening Day said 162 games is "probably not" going to happen this year with the coronavirus pandemic. Said he doesn't have "some absolute number [of games] that's a make or break."
"My optimistic outlook is that at some point in May we'll be gearing back up. We'll have to make a determination depending on what the precise date is as to how much of a preparation period we need," Manfred said in an interview on ESPN. https://t.co/QxeJdKjWiw
"Baseball will be back. Whenever it’s safe to play, we’ll be back.”
On the eve of what would have been Opening Day, almost two weeks after baseball came to a halt, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred speaks on ESPN.
MLB Season Update: Commissioner Rob Manfred Expects Baseball to Be 'Gearing Back up in May' https://t.co/mV4GEWelcI
For all of MLB's struggles in the last year, it now has a chance to play a big part in our return to normalcy.
Rob Manfred is trending. The report on the Red Sox is done. Do you think the report will say the Red Sox cheated more or less than the Astros?
I saw less but I am guessing.
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Rob Manfred conferma a ESPN che l'indagine sull'accusa ad alcuni giocatori di Boston di aver usato i video per rubare segnali. Le conseguenze saranno rese note prima dell'inizio della stagione. Che, per la cronaca, non si sa quando sarà #redsoxinitaliano
Rob Manfred, comisionado de béisbol, entrevistado por Scott Van Pelt, ESPN, reconoció su preocupación por la situación que vive el país con una crisis sanitaria pero también externó su optimismo para que poco a poco regrese la normalidad a la vida de las personas.
Rob Manfred: 162-games impossible, but “nothing’s off the table” in plans to salvage season https://t.co/IacuzLxiDX