Tag: MLB

MLB, Comerica Park

MLB does not see ‘pathway’ for deal with players to start 2020 season

This is now bordering on ridiculous, and it's not painting either side in the best of lights. One day after it...
MLB baseballs on display

MLB players push back against reports that agreement is near

Wednesday has been a whirlwind day around the baseball world. It started with reports that MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred met with MLBPA Executive Director Tony...
MLB Opening Day logo

New MLB agreement includes designated hitter in both leagues effective immediately

It looks like MLB and its players will soon come to an agreement to start the 2020 season after it was suspended back in March...
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred

With agreement near, MLB Commissioner urges teams to prepare for the season

This is absolutely huge news. For a while, it seemed like the 2020 Major League Baseball season would be canceled altogether.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred at podium

MLB and MLBPA hold ‘productive meeting’ in Arizona

Time is running out for Major League Baseball and its players to come to terms on an agreement to start the season. At this point,...
Cincinnati Reds fan walks outside Great American Ballpark on what would have been MLB 2020 opening day.

Fans blast MLB, union for failing to come to terms on an agreement

MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark released a statement on Saturday announcing that the union has rejected the latest offer from the league. In said statement,...
MLB Opening Day

MLB plans to use groundbreaking COVID-19 saliva test on players

It's not yet known when the 2020 Major League Baseball season will start. It has been suspended since back in March due to the ongoing...
Tony Clark

MLBPA head on return of baseball: No ‘definitive plan yet’

Former first baseman and MLBPA head Tony Clark spoke with ESPN recently on a wide array of issues, including the resumption of play amid the...

MLB commissioner confident baseball will be played in 2020

Are we closer to getting back to live sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic? That's not yet known. Though, national leaders are working with the professional...
MLB season COVID-19

Reactions to MLB’s plan for a May return are mixed

Multiple media reports late Monday night suggested that Major League Baseball is eyeing May for the start of its 2020 season.
MLB season COVID-19

Report: MLB season could start within the matter of weeks

It was just this past week that MLB Opening Day was supposed to take place. That obviously did not happen due to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Scoreboard at Oracle Park on Opening Day

Minor league baseball players to receive $400 per week during hiatus

Major League Baseball and its players came to an agreement last week that previewed what a reshaped 2020 season might look like due to the...

Report: MLB owners approve deal with players over reshaped season

Major League Baseball and its players worked closely and swiftly to hash out what a shortened 2020 season might look like after the start of...

MLB announces short-term plan to financially aid MiLB players during suspended season

Major League Baseball announced an initiative on Thursday to help provide minor-league players with compensation during the suspension of the 2020 season due to the...

Report: MLB teams commit $1 million each to help ballpark employees hurt by suspended...

All 30 Major League Baseball teams reportedly pledged $1 million on Tuesday to cover lost wages of stadium employees who have been impacted by the...
MLB, season

Report: MLB season may not start until July

Major League Baseball announced on March 12 it was suspending the start of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus. While MLB fans are hoping...
New York Yankees spring training hats

Report: Second Yankees’ MiLB player tests positive for coronavirus

The New York Yankees informer their players on Tuesday that a second MiLB player has tested positive for the coronavirus, per ESPN's Jeff Passan.

How the coronavirus impacts betting, daily fantasy sports

The coronavirus pandemic has left the sports world in uncharted territory with the indefinite suspension of the NBA, MLB and NHL seasons along with the...
MLB, season

Report: MLB season unlikely to return until at least May

Major League Baseball suspended the start of its 2020 season on Thursday out of precaution for the coronavirus. While the league announced an initial two-week...
MLB, season

Report: MLB to suspend start of 2020 season due to coronavirus

Major League Baseball will suspend the start of the 2020 season out of growing concern for the spread of COVID-19, known as the coronavirus.
Mariners, coronavirus

Report: Mariners discussed playing home games in Arizona due to coronavirus

As the sports world continues to prepare and deal with growing concerns over the coronavirus, the Seattle Mariners have reportedly discussed playing their home games...
MLB, Coronavirus

Report: MLB to close clubhouses to reporters, plans to start season on time

As the NBA and NHL implement rules to restrict access to locker rooms in the wake of the coronavirus, MLB reportedly plans to follow suit...
Baseballs before a Nippon Professional Baseball game

Nippon Professional Baseball postpones start of season due to coronavirus

Nippon Professional Baseball is postponing the beginning of its 2020 season due to the spread of the coronavirus, per Jeff Passan and Jim Allen.

Report: MLB, MLBPA discussing new electronic sign-stealing rules that would punish players for cheating

MLB continues to deal with the fallout from the Houston Astros' cheating scandal. Now, league officials and the MLB Players' Association are taking steps to...