MLB now appears to be stalling so they don’t have to pay the players for more than 60 games. Even so, it may be Covid-19 which has the last laugh, as MLB has shut all of its training facilities in Arizona and Florida after virus outbreaks.
MLB Players want 70 Games Not 60, Manfred and Owners Quickly Reject Proposal - Major League Baseball seems to be at yet another standstill, as this time the players are asking for more games, 70, than the owners are willing to give. While there is time to get a deal done, time is running out if a 2020 season is going to take place.
Franmil Reyes Should Be an Everyday Outfield Presence for the Indians This Summer - One goal the Cleveland Indians had for this summer was to get slugger Franmil Reyes more time in the outfield.
Former ‘Bows Pitcher, Cade Smith, ready for chance with Cleveland Indians | KHON2 - “Definitely an organization that is renowned for developing their pitchers from within. That’s something encouraging to me to know that an organization is invest in my development, in my growth,” Smith told KHON2’s Alan Hoshida.
Three Cleveland Indians’ minor leaguers have recovered after testing positive for coronavirus - cleveland.com - One Indians minor leaguer tested positive in Arizona, one in the Dominican Republic and one at his home.
Around the League
- Nelson Cruz giving back to the his home town
- Twins take down Calvin Griffith statue
- Japan opens their baseball season
- Universal DH may be here to stay
- Grievance threat may have jump-started MLB-MLBPA talks
- What if there is no 2020 season?
- Craig Calcaterra analyzes latest negotiating moves (non-moves?)