Chris Young Replaces Veteran Joe Torre As MLB Disciplinarian: Report

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Major League Baseball (MLB) will have a new disciplinarian in the form of Chris Young, who replaces Joe Torre. A lot of support has come in for Chris Young.

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Joe Torre, who turns 80 in July, is not expected to do much groundwork this season. Torre was also a nine-time All-Star during the period of 1960-1977. He also managed the New York Yankees for 29 seasons until 2010 and won four World Series titles with the team. He was hired as MLB’s executive vice president for baseball operations in February 2011 and became chief baseball officer in December 2014 as Rob Manfred prepared to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner. Now, Torre will step down in favour of Chris Young, who will be the new MLB disciplinarian.

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Chris Young replaces Joe Torre as MLB disciplinarian

Former pitcher Chris Young spent two of his MLB seasons with the Mets. He will replace Joe Torre as the person who decides suspensions and fines for on-field matters such as intentionally hitting batters, charging the mound and fights. After the appointment of Alyssa Nakken to the Giants coaching staff, this is the second positive news coming from the MLB this week.

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