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Commissioner Announces Reconstituted Competition Committee

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced the composition of a reconstituted Competition Committee, which is charged with studying all aspects of the game and advising the Commissioner and Club Owners on on-field matters.
May 18, 2017

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced the composition of a reconstituted Competition Committee, which is charged with studying all aspects of the game and advising the Commissioner and Club Owners on on-field matters. Commissioner Manfred made the announcement at the conclusion of the quarterly MLB owners meetings in

Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. today announced the composition of a reconstituted Competition Committee, which is charged with studying all aspects of the game and advising the Commissioner and Club Owners on on-field matters. Commissioner Manfred made the announcement at the conclusion of the quarterly MLB owners meetings in New York.
The membership of the Competition Committee includes:
· Sandy Alderson - General Manager, New York Mets
· Roberto Alomar - Hall of Famer and Special Consultant to MLB
· Chris Antonetti - President, Baseball Operations, Cleveland Indians
· Frank Coonelly - President, Pittsburgh Pirates
· Ray Davis - Co-Chairman & Managing Partner, Texas Rangers
· Jerry Dipoto - Executive Vice President & General Manager, Seattle Mariners
· Theo Epstein - President, Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs
· Joe Girardi - Manager, New York Yankees
· Mark Lerner - Principal Owner, Washington Nationals
· Mike Matheny - Manager, St. Louis Cardinals
· Dave Roberts - Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers
· David Samson - President, Miami Marlins
· Mark Shapiro - President & CEO, Toronto Blue Jays
· Buck Showalter - Manager, Baltimore Orioles
· John Smoltz - Hall of Famer and Analyst, FOX Sports and MLB Network
· Tom Werner - Chairman, Boston Red Sox
Commissioner Manfred said: "The Competition Committee includes some of the best minds in our game, from a variety of positions and perspectives. The conversations with this group will be rooted in respect for the qualities that make baseball unique and a willingness to consider ways in which we can make the game even better."