Pete Rose, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred meet; decision by end of year

Now all that’s left for Pete Rose to do is wait but he’s been doing that for a long time.Rose met with Major League Baseball commi sioner Rob Manfred on Thursday at the league’s New York offices, making one more Archie Bradley Jersey plea for reinstatement to the game.MORE:September swoons don’t mean much in October|When Jonathan Papelbon was the worstMLB released a statement Friday confirming the meeting and said Manfred would make a decision on the request by the end of the calendar year but would have no further comment.MLB statement: Pete Rose decision by the end of the year. Nothing to see here right now. Je se Spector (@je sespector) September 25, 2015The meeting came on the same day Manfred appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and said he expected the “complete truth” from the game’s all-time hits leader.Rose, 74, accepted a liftime ban from baseball in 1989 after being accused of gambling on games while he served as manager of the Reds. He denied the allegations at the time but later admitted to doing so, although he says he never bet against Cincinnati.Earlier this year, ESPN uncovered evidence that Rose might have bet on games while still a player, but he declined to addre s those accusations ahead of his long-awaited meeting with the new commi sioner.No reaction was forthcoming from Rose’s side after that meeting, as his attorney Ray Genco told ESPN on Friday, “Manfred confirmed he wants a decision by the end of the year. We appreciate that… (but) we have no comment.”Last month, Manfred denied a request to reinstate Shoele s Joe Jackson, the late White Sox star who was one of eight men banned for their part in throwing the 1919 World Series.