When Manfred wanted to aggressively pursue pace-of-play initiatives, the union stood in his way. MLB allies then told us that Manfred had the power to unilaterally impose a pitch clock, but he never used that power. Now the union is threatening Manfred to unilaterally impose a 50-game schedule, presumably because union officials think he won’t do that, either.
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So here’s the question: if and when MLB finally gets around to issuing the report on the 2018 Red Sox, will Cora now be subject to greater discipline than either Luhnow or Hinch, who could each be back in the game as soon as next year?
By Alex Barth, 985TheSportsHub.com In case you forgot, half of Boston's major pro sports teams find themselves in the crosshairs of a league investigation. The Patriots and Red Sox are both accused of using video equipment to steal signals and gain an unfair advantage. With the Patriots, the accusations stem from a Dec. incident where…