MLB 2020 season negotiations: League’s new proposal includes sliding payment scale for players, report says

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are now in their third week of talks concerning the possibility of playing a modified 2020 season around the spread of the novel coronavirus. While league insiders who have talked to CBS Sports in recent days have expressed optimism about the chances of Read more

MLB 2020 season update: Where things stand with owners set to make new economic proposal to players

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are deep in negotiations surrounding a return-to-play plan for the 2020 season. MLB was supposed to have Opening Day in March, but the spread of COVID-19 forced the league to suspend operations in the middle of spring training. Now the two sides are Read more

MLB 2020 season update: Where things stand as owners set to make new economic proposal to players

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are in the second week of negotiations surrounding a return-to-play plan for the 2020 season. MLB was supposed to have Opening Day in March, but the spread of COVID-19 forced the league to suspend operations in the middle of spring training. Now the Read more

MLB players union responds to league’s coronavirus safety proposal for 2020 season

Major League Baseball and the Players Association are in their second week of negotiating terms on a modified season that would begin in early July and wrap up sometime in late October or early November. On Thursday, the union formally responded to the league’s 67-page safety and testing protocol proposal Read more

Bryce Harper’s proposal for a 2020 MLB season includes 135 games and an altered playoff format

With Major League Baseball and the Players Association seeking a way to play a modified season around the spread of the novel coronavirus, one well-known member of the union has made his own proposal public. Early Saturday morning, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper took to Instagram to share his vision Read more

Trevor Bauer says MLB’s restart proposal is ‘laughable;’ Adam Jones calls for star players to speak out

On Monday, MLB owners and commissioner Rob Manfred approved the league’s plan to start the 2020 season. The proposal was sent to the MLBPA on Tuesday and the two sides have begun negotiations. There will presumably be several rounds of talks with counter-proposals and counter-counter-proposals, so on and so forth. Read more

MLB 2020 season plan: Owners approve proposal for July start; talks reportedly begin without salary discussion

Major League Baseball and the players union began negotiations about restarting the 2020 season on Tuesday. The two sides started talks after commissioner Rob Manfred held a Monday conference call with the league’s 30 owners, who approved a restart proposal that would see the 2020 regular season being in early Read more

Ex-Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira says MLB players should accept owners’ 2020 restart proposal

Major League Baseball owners have approved a proposal that outlines the structure of a potential 2020 regular season. However, uncertainties abound, and one of the biggest uncertainties is whether the players association (MLBPA) will accept the owners’ proposal or even anything close to it.  One former player of note thinks Read more