Tag: MLB Rumors

MLB 2020: A Ballet At Second Base
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB owners MLB players

MLB 2020: Boys Behaving Badly Is No Excuse – It’s A Blot On Baseball

While the MLB 2020 season hinges on a group of adults agreeing to play in the same sandbox, boys misbehaving is cutting a knife through…

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MLB: Money for everyone (sbnation.com)
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB owners MLB players

MLB owners reject players 70-game proposal – and this time they’re right

MLB owners are sticking to their latest proposal to launch a 60-game season by the end of July. Sixty games or zero games, take it…

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MLB introduces the Universal DH
Posted in 2020 MLB season MLB Analysis MLB Rule Changes

MLB: Sorry purists – Expanded Playoffs and Universal DH are here to stay

MLB is introducing a universal DH and an expanded postseason. Purists will wince, but sound reasons are backing both. Once in, though, they stay in….

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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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Rob Manfred - The Great Deceiver (masslive.com)
Posted in MLB Editorial MLB New Plan MLB owners

Manfred tries the old rope-a-dope but he’s duping no one

Rob Manfred, at the behest of team owners, has been disparaging the game of baseball with a shell-game ploy that is fooling no one.  Rob…

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Will MLB impose the Nuclear Option on the 2020 season?
Posted in MLB owners MLB players

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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