Ken Rosenthal–MLB Network Situation Highlights Problem With League-Owned Media

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Sports Illustrated

By Dan Gartland And it couldn’t have come at a worse time for MLB. View the original article to see embedded media. It does fans a disserviceOne of baseball’s top newsbreakers has parted ways with MLB Network, reportedly over his criticism of commissioner Rob Manfred. Ken Rosenthal, a writer for The Athletic and game reporter for Fox Sports, did not have his contract with MLB Network renewed after more than a decade as an on-air contributor. The divorce stems from Rosenthal’s 2020 criticism of Manfred, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports. In the summer of 2020, as MLB and the Players A…

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