New MLB Commissioner Wants Reduction in Big Player Contracts

July 16, 2015

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has targeted many areas of baseball to try and change its perception, but one is lengthy player contracts which he said “are a huge risk economically” and create disparity among teams.

“Because we have teams in vastly different markets, some teams can afford to do 10 years and other teams can’t. That’s my biggest problem,” Manfred said. 

Manfred was speaking at his first MLB All-Star game as commissioner this week.

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