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Coaches' plan to cut costs: Later baseball season

4 days ago   |   By ESPN

In an effort to save money, some Power Five baseball coaches have proposed more preseason practice time, a regular season that lasts until mid-June and the finish of the College World Series in late July.
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College baseball into July? Coaches say it would save money

4 days ago   |   By Startribune

A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan's Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game more fan friendly and reduce injury risk to players.
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Players call MLB's latest economic proposal 'extremely disappointing'

Players call MLB's latest economic proposal 'extremely disappointing'

A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole under a sliding-scale proposal by... Read more ...

Will there be an MLB season? Here's what the players and owners must resolve

Will there be an MLB season? Here's what the players and owners must resolve

Scott Boras is well aware players likely would shoulder the blame if they cannot reach a financial agreement with owners for a 2020 season. The owners say the players need to... Read more ...

MLB's divide-and-conquer pitch to union a non-starter

MLB's divide-and-conquer pitch to union a non-starter

If this was the best that Major League Baseball could do to kick off Hell Week, then let's just defer the players' prorated payments and live to fight another day. There will... Read more ...

How MLB's new economic plan will affect Yankees and Mets

How MLB's new economic plan will affect Yankees and Mets

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball presented the players association with a sliding-scale economic plan for the pandemic-shortened 2020 season by which the highest-paid players... Read more ...

MLB salary proposal: Explaining the controversial pay cuts owners want...

MLB salary proposal: Explaining the controversial pay cuts owners want players to accept

As MLB tries to figure out a return to action, owners are asking a lot of players. Read more ...

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs

The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series... Read more ...

Baseball players may lose it without being able to spit

Baseball players may lose it without being able to spit

Pitching, hitting and spitting. All three are embedded in our national pastime, so it's no surprise some MLB players are wary of the league's proposal to ban in-game spitting... Read more ...

Players will decide what comes next after MLB's ‘sliding scale' pitch

Players will decide what comes next after MLB's ‘sliding scale' pitch

MLB made its financial pitch to the Players Association on Tuesday. The key question when it comes to restarting a season is, how does the union take that pitch? MLB's plan, as... Read more ...

Rays get sweat on during small workout at Tropicana Field

Rays get sweat on during small workout at Tropicana Field

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash and All-Star outfielder Austin Meadows discuss the team's workout at Tropicana Field on Monday. Read more ...

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang banned for year by Korean baseball

Ex-Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang banned for year by Korean baseball

South Korea's Korean Baseball Organization has suspended former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung-Ho Kang for a year after a string of drunk driving incidents, including one he... Read more ...