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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred talks safety netting, smokeless tobacco and Phillies' changes

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred talks safety netting, smokeless tobacco and Phillies' changes

PHILADELPHIA — Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred's 30th and final stop on his tour around the leagues had him in Philadelphia on Thursday, addressing players, employees and media representatives before the Phillies hosted the Mets to wrap up a four-game series. His visit came one day after FoxSports.com reported the Phillies planned to expand protective netting for fans, but the commissioner said that isn't the case. "Sometimes — this is shocking, actually — sometimes I've learned over the years that not all reports are accurate," Manfred said. "I've talked to the Phillies folks. They have no plans to move ahead...

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