Category: MLB players

MLB short season skews results
Posted in MLB Analysis MLB owners MLB players

MLB and the perils of a skewed 50-game regular season schedule

MLB will soon exercise its power to impose a regular-season schedule for 2019, widely rumored to be 50-games. A look back at 2019 says foul…

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MLB owners: I'll take mine first (LA Times)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB owners MLB players

MLB Players cry uncle paving way for baseball despite the bastards

MLB owners, sometime soon, will launch the Nuclear Option to establish a schedule for the 2020 season. As expected, players are rendered helpless.  The deck…

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Will MLB impose the Nuclear Option on the 2020 season?
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MLB owners and players: If only I had a hammer…

MLB owners and players – if only I had a hammer to knock some sense in your heads – I would tell you how disingenuous…

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Rob Manfred and Tony Clark Hammer It Out (CBS Sports)
Posted in MLB Coronavirus MLB owners MLB players

MLB owners: Their intent is quite clear, but not necessarily their motive

MLB owners are not seeking to hide their intentions in the ongoing half-hearted negotiations with the MLBPA. But their motive remains a mystery – why?…

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Aaron Judge - New York Yankees Dugout
Posted in MLB Corona Strategy MLB New Plan MLB owners MLB players

Owners dis everyone again: Meet the new offer, same as the old offer

Owners of the 30 MLB teams sent the MLBPA another letter yesterday. It contains a “new” offer the players surely will reject. Another day of…

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Rob Manfred MLB owners mouthpiece (AP)
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MLB owners set to lower the boom on players, one-sided setting a schedule

MLB owners have always held an ace in the hole that can render negotiations with the players moot. In the next day or two, we’ll…

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MLB Baseball 2020? (
Posted in MLB Coronavirus MLB owners MLB players MLB Trump

MLB Owners and Players don’t seem to care and very soon neither will we

MLB owners and players are a sad and self-destructive lot. “It’s all about the fans” – bullcrap. Living without baseball is not as hard as…

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Empty Fenway on Memorial Day (Getty)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB owners MLB players

MLB owners set to lose $1 billion in 2020, but that’s only half the story

While MLB owners falsely plead poverty, it’s true that with an 82-game season and revenue sharing, they’ll see a $1 billion loss, but that’s only…

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