Manfred hopes to keep expanded playoffs, runner on second in extras beyond 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ahead of a World Series capping the pandemic-shortened season, baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said he hopes to keep two of this year’s innovations: expanded playoffs and starting extra innings with runners on second base. “People were wildly unenthusiastic about the changes. And then when they saw them in action, they were much... Read more

MLB's most wonderful 2020 playoffs moment? Will Smith homering off Will Smith

8:30 AM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports" ARLINGTON, Texas -- In 1790, when the United States held its first census, one surname stood above all others. Nearly 6,000 white families, and more than 33,000 people, were called Smith. Today,... Read more

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