3. Too Weak
Why did the owners reelect Manfred? The short answer is because he’s about as spineless as a jellyfish. They know they can get him to do whatever they want. As you can see, owners are setting themselves up in opposition to the players, so this does not bode well for the sport.
Furthermore, they actively damage the office of the commissioner by setting them up to fail. MLB owners don’t want somebody with half of the energy of Adam Silver coming in and ruining their money-making schemes. In short, they want to maximize profits, which is why he’s in the hot seat until 2024.