MLBPA chief Tony Clark reiterates players want 2020 season, says league hasn’t presented proposal

Though concerns have been raised by some prominent players on certain aspects of the multiple potential restarting plans being floated in public, the message from baseball players continues to be that they want to play — in whatever shape and form — a 2020 Major League Baseball season. Many have Read more

MLBPA chief Tony Clark shoots down idea of players taking additional pay cuts: ‘That negotiation is over’

With Major League Baseball continuing to search for a way to play the 2020 season around the spread of the novel coronavirus, one recent point of discussion has been player compensation. That conversation was spurred last week by an unlikely source: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who recalled a phone Read more

Coronavirus: MLB, MLBPA discuss starting 2020 season as soon as May with all games in Arizona, per reports

It’s not certain when the 2020 MLB season will get underway because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Although it remains possible that no 2020 season will be played, the hope remains that some kind of abbreviated campaign will be possible once we’re past the peak of the virus in the Read more

MLBPA chief Tony Clark says ‘no door is closed’ for playing the 2020 All-Star Game after COVID-19 pandemic

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the Read more

MLB, MLBPA reach agreement on draft, service time, salary advances amid COVID-19 pandemic

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have reached an agreement on a number of fronts for the shortened 2020 season, per multiple reports (ESPN, Associated Press, The Athletic).  There are three main areas the two sides agreed upon, in cobbling together the reports.  Adding amateur talent Read more

MLB, MLBPA exchanging proposals to resolve service time during coronavirus shutdown, per reports

Major League Baseball, like many sports leagues around the world, has been shut down indefinitely because of the growing threat that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Spring Training has been suspended and Opening Day has been pushed back to at least mid-May, and that remains subject to change as the Read more

Coronavirus: How MLB teams are handling delay as league reportedly meets with MLBPA to talk next steps

MLB recently shut down spring training in Arizona and Florida and announced the delay of Opening Day because of the growing threat from novel coronavirus (COVID-19), which was recently declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. The road ahead is uncertain, but we already know that Opening Day, Read more