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Now Manfred says he’s not sure there will be a season

News and Notes for Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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Players - “Tell us when and where and we’ll be there.”

Manfred - “Let’s not get hasty.”

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred ‘not confident’ there will be a 2020 season
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is now “not confident” there will be a 2020 season. He made the announcement on Monday during a conversation with Mike Greenberg for ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special.

MLBPA says ‘players are disgusted,’ accuses MLB of ‘negotiating in bad faith’
Things between MLB ownership and the MLB Players Association have become even more tense. Tony Clark issued a statement saying that “players are digusted.”

Indians all-time best managers | Cleveland Indians
Maddy Bell discusses her choice for the Indians all-time top managers.

How deep will the Cleveland Indians dive into the pool of undrafted players? - - This year's MLB draft lasted only five rounds. Only 160 players were drafted as opposed to over 1,200 last year when the draft lasted 40 rounds. Sunday was the first day teams could start signing undrafted players.

Should the Indians Use a Four-Man Rotation During a Shortened 2020 Season?
Does the four-man rotation make sense in a shortened season?

MLB may never been the same when the sport returns - Sports Illustrated
Major League Baseball squandered an unprecedented opportunity. It's gone now.

Hoynes: I think baseball will have fans in stands in 2020 | 92.3 The Fan
Paul Hoynes talks MLB's stalemate between players and owners, the homerun chase of 1998 and how he remembers it from his time covering baseball back then, how Francisco Lindor's future is affected by a shorten season and if we could see fans at Progressive Field this year.

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