Tag: MLBPA

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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MLB 2020 Season (USA Today)
Posted in MLB Coronavirus MLB owners MLB players

MLB players take the lead in top of the ninth with 114-game proposal

MLB players, finally, are finding their game with a bold proposal calling for a 114-game season with playoff excitement running well into the fall. It’s…

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MLB 2020 stuck in the net of the coronavirus (mercurynews.com)
Posted in MLB Corona Strategy MLB owners MLB players

Players Union Fires Back: Let’s see your books – and why not play 100

The players union put the ball squarely back in the owners’ court, demanding to see “The Books” and to increase the schedule to 100 games—pure…

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MLB on the way back - it's a matter of time or pure luck (newsbreak.com)
Posted in MLB Corona Strategy MLB Editorial MLB players

MLB: No Surprise – Resumption Of Season Rests On Dollar$

We all get that MLB is a business intent on making a profit, and they do that well to the tune of $10 billion last…

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1876 First Publication Of Baseball Rules (Photo: Pinterest)
Posted in Mets MLB History MLB Rule Changes Yankees

Mets And Yankees Fans: Why The Need For New Rules (Part 1)

Sweeping rule changes are coming to baseball. The first in a two-part series, this explores how and why we got to this point… Rule changes…

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Posted in Baseball Commentary MLB Editorial

Alas – There’s A Reason Why Baseball Is Called Our National Pastime

Come hell or high water; there will be a Twenty-Second Clock in Major League Baseball. The Commissioner says so, and the player’s union will cave….

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Bernie Smith, Former Met and Brewer Photo Credit: Black Star News
Posted in MLB MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Pensionless Ballplayers

Pensionless MLB Ballplayers: Drilling Deeper Into Plight Of A Former Met

641 former MLB players do not receive a pension. This is the story of one of those ballplayers, a former member of the Mets and…

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