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MLBPA: Luxury tax won't reset if season is canceled

31 minutes ago   |   TheScore   |   3 articles

Major League Baseball's luxury tax threshold won't be reset if the 2020 season is canceled, a spokesperson for the players' association told Alex Speier of the Boston Globe...
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MLB Commissioner Suspends Minor-League Season, Will Pay Players Stipend

35 minutes ago   |   NESN   |   5 articles

Minor-league baseball players faced enough uncertainty in their careers before the coronavirus outbreak suspended spring training . Tuesday, that only intensified. Major League...
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Astros owner Jim Crane says MLB ‘explicitly exonerated' him

35 minutes ago   |   HardballTalk   |   5 articles

Astros owner Jim Crane claimed in a legal filing on Monday that Major League Baseball "explicitly exonerated" him in the league's investigation.
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MLB agrees to pay minor league players $400 stipend through May

MLB agrees to pay minor league players $400 stipend through May

41 minutes ago   |   TORONTO STAR   |   2 articles

In its announcement, MLB said it had suspended minor league contracts as a result of the national emergency declared by United States President Donald Trump.
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MLB vets get $6,707 daily during coronavirus outset

MLB vets get $6,707 daily during coronavirus outset

41 minutes ago   |   TORONTO STAR   |   3 articles

The daily total was obtained by the Associated Press after it was confirmed by Major League Baseball and the players' association following their agreement last week on how to...
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Astros owner claims MLB exonerated him in cheating scandal

43 minutes ago   |   Yardbarker   |   5 articles

As the Houston Astros battle a lawsuit from a former MLB player over the team's sign-stealing scandal, team owner Jim Crane is reportedly claiming in court that he should be...
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Astros owner Jim Crane says MLB 'exonerated' him in sign-stealing investigation

53 minutes ago   |   CBSSports   |   5 articles

Crane made the claim in a court filing
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Ex-Yankee and Met Al Leiter has challenge for MLB in shortened season

Ex-Yankee and Met Al Leiter has challenge for MLB in shortened season

57 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   6 articles

If there is a baseball season, Al Leiter sees opportunity for those running the game to implement new ideas. Whether that involves an expanded playoff structure, a regular...
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Orioles' Davis expects to return to spring form

1 hour ago   |   ESPN   |   2 articles

Coming off three frustrating seasons, Orioles slugger Chris Davis was having a strong spring training until the coronavirus pandemic brought things to a standstill. He said...
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6-man rotations? Piggybacking starters? Pitching, post virus

1 hour ago   |   Startribune

Even with major leaguers likely to receive some semblance of another spring training to get ready, teams are going to have to be creative with how they handle starting pitchers...
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Ex-Yankee and Met Al Leiter has challenge for MLB in shortened season

Ex-Yankee and Met Al Leiter has challenge for MLB in shortened season

If there is a baseball season, Al Leiter sees opportunity for those running the game to implement new ideas. Whether that involves an expanded playoff structure, a regular... Read more ...

MLB extends financial allowances to minor leaguers through May

MLB extends financial allowances to minor leaguers through May

Major League Baseball is extending its financial support to minor league players through May while suspending their contracts because of the coronavirus. Read more ...

MLB vets get $6,707 daily during coronavirus outset

MLB vets get $6,707 daily during coronavirus outset

The daily total was obtained by the Associated Press after it was confirmed by Major League Baseball and the players' association following their agreement last week on how to... Read more ...

MLB agrees to pay minor league players $400 stipend through May

MLB agrees to pay minor league players $400 stipend through May

In its announcement, MLB said it had suspended minor league contracts as a result of the national emergency declared by United States President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Toronto's ban on public events through June 30 casts doubt on NBA, NHL, MLB...

Toronto's ban on public events through June 30 casts doubt on NBA, NHL, MLB seasons

There will not be any games played in front of fans in Toronto until at least July. That's a sobering thought. Read more ...

O's slugger Davis expects return to spring form after return

O's slugger Davis expects return to spring form after return

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MLB season likely to start without fans in quest for most games possible

MLB season likely to start without fans in quest for most games possible

Two items are becoming more and more probable if there is going to be a major league season this year: 1. It is going to begin without crowds. 2. It is going to begin without a... Read more ...

Please stop sending Joe Buck your ‘NSFW' videos

Please stop sending Joe Buck your ‘NSFW' videos

That's not what Joe Buck had in mind. The lead play-by-play man on Fox for football and baseball asked fans to send him videos from home and he would call the action from these... Read more ...

Florida coronavirus order could further delay MLB 2020 season

Florida coronavirus order could further delay MLB 2020 season

Major League Baseball is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation in Florida, where Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday he's going to sign a “safer-at-home” executive order... Read more ...

As MLB ponders post-virus season, players worry about health

As MLB ponders post-virus season, players worry about health

Players could have a greater chance of injury depending on how many times teams are told to play in any given week and how 2021 could be affected if there is a... Read more ...