New Baseball Commissioner Considering reinstating Pete Rose

With opening day comes a sense of renewal and starting fresh – with the Rockies home opener less than a month away (April 10th) big things may be stirring at MLB HQ…

Chris Cwik (Big League Stew) reports:

New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has only been on the job for two months, but he may already be confronted with one of the toughest decisions of his tenure.

Representatives for former Cincinnati Reds legend Pete Rose have asked Manfred to lift Rose’s lifetime ban, according to Jon Heyman of Manfred is willing to consider the request, saying, “I’m prepared to deal with that request on its merits.” Read the rest of the story here.