Manfred was elected as the 10th Commissioner on Aug. 14, 2014. He later officially took office and succeeded Bud Selig on Jan. 25. Manfred spent 15 years as the executive vice president of labor relations for MLB prior to being named the COO on Sept. 28, 2013.
The Blue Jays will host the Rays in the home opener, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:07 p.m. ET at Rogers Centre.
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