David Letterman talked baseball with Jerry Seinfeld on a recent episode of Letterman’s Netflix show. Letterman told Seinfeld he was shocked and puzzled when Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto turned away from the field and thanked him for coming to the game.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred met with the media Tuesday in Washington, D.C. prior to the 89th annual All-Star Game.
Manfred held court on a number of controversial topics including instant replay, the designated hitter and the defensive shift. Below are excerpts from Manfred’s discussion with the media.