Tuesday July 14th, 2015

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred addressed the media at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati and addressed a wide range of topics about the present and future of the game. 

Manfred addressed the possibility of a shorter schedule, the league’s efforts to hasten the pace of play, potential expansion efforts and the Tampa Bay Raysstadium situation, among several other topics.  

Manfred also spoke about the St. Louis Cardinals hacking controversy and dismissed the idea that balls and strikes could be called using automated technology.

Tony Clark, the head of the players’ union, also spoke with reporters.

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