MLB > Midwest

MLB will grant players same service time they earned in 2019 if season is canceled

2 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Mookie Betts and all the players set to be free agents after the 2020 season will still get that chance even if there is no baseball this year,
Read more ...

 

Manfred pledges to weave baseball into recovery

Manfred pledges to weave baseball into recovery

2 days ago   |   By ESPN

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, speaking on the eve of what would've been Opening Day, said he's hopeful baseball can begin preparing for a season at some point in May but will work with experts before determining its exact return.
Read more ...

 

Report: Impending FAs will hit open market if 2020 season is canceled

3 days ago   |   By TheScore

Mookie Betts , J.T. Realmuto , and every other Major League Baseball player whose contract is set to expire after this season will still hit free agency if the 2020 campaign is canceled, sources told Ronald Blum of The Associated Press. MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association are working on reaching an agreement on a broad number of topics related to the postponed campaign, and both sides are developing contingencies should the season not happen at all. Under the latest proposal, players will reportedly be credited service time identical to what they received in 2019, even if...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Midwest  


MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween

MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween

Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page agreement with the union on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, with players willing to extend the season as long as... Read more ...

Mets' Steven Matz staying ready for time when baseball returns

Mets' Steven Matz staying ready for time when baseball returns

There was no baseball on Thursday, when the Mets had been scheduled to open their season against the Nationals at Citi Field. But Steven Matz still wanted a bit of normalcy, so... Read more ...

Finalized MLB-MLBPA deal underlines challenges ahead of 2020 season

Finalized MLB-MLBPA deal underlines challenges ahead of 2020 season

TORONTO - The now-finalized deal struck between Major League Baseball owners and players on the 2020 season is going to benefit some more than others, and the invested parties... Read more ...

Details of MLB-players' union agreement on 2020, '21 seasons

Details of MLB-players' union agreement on 2020, '21 seasons

Details of the agreement Thursday between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, as obtained by The Associated Press Read more ...

MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween

MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween

The final pitch of the 2020 baseball season could be thrown closer to Christmas than Halloween Read more ...

Gregor Chisholm: The Blue Jays know what they're dealing with after MLB and...

Gregor Chisholm: The Blue Jays know what they're dealing with after MLB and the players clear the path to opening day

The rebuilding Jays have a slew of young players who will be affected by the service-time rules hammered out by the players and owners - Bo Bichette in particular, if there's... Read more ...

MLB, players' union hope to play at least 100 games after new agreement

MLB, players' union hope to play at least 100 games after new agreement

Major League Baseball hopes to return and play at least 100 games during the 2020 season after being suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Michael Rubin, Rob Manfred and Major League Baseball are donating jersey...

Michael Rubin, Rob Manfred and Major League Baseball are donating jersey fabric to the fight against COVID-19

Major League Baseball and Fanatics are halting jersey production in order to support doctors and nurses in the fight against COVID-19. Read more ...

Justin Verlander ‘forces' Kate Upton to watch his no-hitter on Opening Day

Justin Verlander ‘forces' Kate Upton to watch his no-hitter on Opening Day

The baseball world grieved as what was supposed to be Opening Day came and went on Thursday. Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander took advantage of the stay-at-home order that... Read more ...

Shortened season complicates uncertain outfield mix for Blue Jays

Shortened season complicates uncertain outfield mix for Blue Jays

Although every MLB club will lose the same number of games to the COVID-19 pandemic, a truncated 2020 season will affect each of them in different ways. The effects we'll see... Read more ...