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Mlb Announces 38 Positive Coronavirus Tests League-wide

Major League Baseball has released the first set of results from leaguewide coronavirus testing. In a joint statement from MLB and the MLBPA, it was announced that of 3,185 samples collected, 38 came back positive, a 1.2% positive rate. 31 players...

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Rob Manfred On Season Length, Playoffs

After Major League Baseball and the MLBPA couldn’t agree to a season length during their long-running, contentious negotiations, MLB decided to impose a 60-game schedule last week. In an ideal world for the players, they’d have gotten at...

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Playoff Field Remains Set At 10 Teams; Mlbpa Still Open To Discussing Expanded Format

After months of expectations that the shortened 2020 season would usher in an expanded playoff format, the inability of MLB and the MLBPA to come together on an agreement instead maintained the 10-team postseason status quo. The March agreement...

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Latest On Potential Changes In Shortened 2020 Season

Major League Baseball has now made clear its hope for players to report to a rebooted training camp on July 1 and a July 24-26 opener. ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweeted last night that the league expects the MLBPA to respond to those dates and the...
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Commissioner Rob Manfred Has Decided To Schedule 60-game 2020 Mlb Season

Commissioner Rob Manfred will schedule a 60-game 2020 MLB season, starting in late July, after the MLBPA rejected the league's latest proposal.       

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Mlbpa Issues Statement Committing To Playing Under Current Agreement

The Major League Baseball Players Association voiced a willingness to play a season under its March agreement with MLB after rejecting the league’s latest proposal to play a 60-game pro-rated season. The MLBPA said it looks forward to...

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Mlbpa Voting On 60-game Proposal This Afternoon

12:48pm: The meeting has been pushed from 3pm ET to 5pm ET, tweets Jim Bowden of The Athletic. The union is still expected to reject the proposal, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets. 11:25am: The Major League Baseball Players Association is...

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Rob Manfred Reportedly Told Mlbpa 70-game Schedule Proposal Is Not Possible

Major League Baseball and the MLBPA continue to haggle over the number of games played this season, but in MLB’s opinion, there’s no point to doing so anymore. In a letter to MLBPA head Tony Clark, commissioner Rob Manfred essentially...

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Report: Rob Manfred Offers To Cancel Expanded Mlb Playoffs, Universal Dh In 2021

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred sent a letter to MLBPA executive director Tony Clark on Sunday offering to cancel the proposed playoff expansion and universal designated hitter for ...

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Mlbpa Reportedly Delays Vote On Owner Proposal

Progress on sorting out the MLB season continues to be delayed, this time by circumstances out of the union’s control. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the MLBPA has elected to delay a vote on the latest owner proposal. The reason is...

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Clark Issues New Statement On 2020 Season Negotiations

MLBPA chief Tony Clark has issued another statement through the union’s official Twitter feed. In it, he makes clear the union’s position regarding the present state of negotiations regarding the attempted launch of a 2020 season. Clark...
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Mlbpa Proposes Roughly 70-game Season As Deal With Mlb Inches Closer

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association finally seem to be making progress toward an agreement for the 2020 season, and the latest proposal from the union may wind up being the final one. MLB made a proposal on Wednesday that included...

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Mlbpa Denies “reports Of An Agreement”

There may well be a breakthrough, but the Major League Baseball Players Association left no doubt that there isn’t yet a deal on a 2020 season. The MLBPA’s official Twitter account just issued a rather terse statement: “Reports of...
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Report: Mlb Threatens To Cancel 2020 Season Unless Players Waive Legal Claims

Major League Baseball appears to have responded to the MLBPA’s ultimatum with a line in the sand of their own. According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, commissioner Rob Manfred informed the players’ union that there would be...

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Mlbpa's Tony Clark: Players 'disgusted' Over Rob Manfred's 2020 Season Comments

Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark released a statement Monday revealing the players are "disgusted" that MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred threatened ...

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Mlbpa Rejects The Owners 72-game Proposal, Says It’s ‘time To Get To Work’

The Major League Baseball Player’s Union officially rejected MLB’s latest offer to restart the season on Saturday evening. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times was among the first to report the news in a series of posts on Twitter,...
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Report: Some Mlb Players Would Welcome Grievance Against Owners

If you want to know why MLB and the MLBPA are struggling to reach an agreement on the finances involved to play the 2020 season, the lack of trust is the basic explanation. That’s been illustrated in many ways so far, but the biggest way is...

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Report: Yasiel Puig Has No Interest In Playing In Kbo Despite Teams Reaching Out

Yasiel Puig remains a free agent as Major League Baseball and the MLBPA try to come to an agreement for the 2020 season, but the outfielder is reportedly not entertaining the idea of playing overseas. Puig has received interest from multiple Korean...
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Manfred: “we’re Going To Play Baseball In 2020”

Major League Baseball is preparing yet another counter-offer to the Players Association after the MLBPA proposed an 89-game season with prorated salaries yesterday, commissioner Rob Manfred said minutes ago in an appearance on MLB Network (hat tip:...

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Mlbpa Pushes Back Against Boras’ Offer To Cover Salaries Of Released Minor League Clients

Agent Scott Boras last week pledged to pay the salaries of his released minor league clients, as first reported by MLB Network’s Jon Heyman (via Twitter). At the time, Boras called the releases “completely unanticipated” and...
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