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MLB and MLBPA reach agreement in wake of stoppage for coronavirus

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Morning news and notes for Saturday, March 28, 2020

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MLB and MLBPA have come to an agreement regarding key issues affecting baseball in the time of coronavirus.

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MLB, players reach deal addressing key issues - Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have finalized a deal that addresses both salary and service-time issues, among others, as the entire sport continues to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

MLB, players union reach agreement on service time, draft and other coronavirus shutdown issues - cleveland.com - Deal allows players to keep service time even if there are no games in 2020.

How MLB's agreement could affect Francisco Lindor's Indians future | wkyc.com - The agreement between MLB teams and players could have an impact on Francisco Lindor's future with the Cleveland Indians.

Is it possible to manipulate MLB new three-batter rule? Hey, Hoynsie! - cleveland.com
People have questions....

No. 12 Bobby Bradley, 1B: Cleveland Indians top prospects right now - cleveland.com
Bradley, 23, is coming off a season where he hit 33 homers at Class AAA Columbus and made his big-league debut with the Indians.

How the Cleveland Indians’ Lineup Dynasty Was Assembled | FanGraphs Baseball - “One team — the Cleveland Indians — stood out over the rest. Not for one particular season, but for an eight-year run of dominance that began in 1994 and continued into the following decade.”

Eddie Baccus Sr., a musical treasure, is Cleveland's longest-playing musician... and still going strong - cleveland.com - Cleveland jazz legend Eddie Baccus Sr. has been playing the clubs for 60 years.

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The Ballad of Eddie Klepp by Chuck Brodsky. This man’s here to play baseball.

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