MLB Baseball

Owners extend Manfred, TV deal with Fox

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ATLANTA (AP) Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too.

Any decisions on speeding up the game and perhaps making it more enjoyable to watch will have to wait.

After wrapping up two days of meetings at a hotel next to the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park, the owners announced a new contract for Commissioner Rob Manfred, keeping him on the job at least through the 2024 regular season. The 60-year-old started a five-year term in January 2015.

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Rank Name ERA
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2 T. Bauer, Cle2.21
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6 M. Clevinger, Cle3.02
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5 K. Freeland, Col2.85
6 M. Foltynewicz, Atl2.85
7 T. Williams, Pit3.11
8 P. Corbin, Ari3.15
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