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Aug 14, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Newly elected commissioner of baseball Rob Manfred speaks at a press conference after being elected by team owners to be the next commissioner of Major League Baseball. Mandatory Credit: H.Darr Beiser-USA TODAY Sports

Manfred voted 10th MLB commissioner

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Rob Manfred was elected the 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball on Thursday.

Manfred has been serving as MLB’s chief operating officer since September 2013, reporting directly to outgoing commissioner Bud Selig.


“I am tremendously honored by the confidence owners showed in me today,” Manfred said. “I have very big shoes to fill.”

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