- 2020-05-27 01:14:04Z
MLB's Tuesday financial proposal to the players union for a 2020 season follows several years of sowing the seeds of discontent in the relationship that resulted in back-to-back seasons of average salary decline.
- 2020-05-26 23:16:30Z
The highest-paid players on the roster look to get a big pay cut.
- 2020-05-26 23:01:05Z
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 big league teams that players found "extremely disappointing." Major League Baseball made the proposal to the players' union on Tuesday during a digital meeting rather than the 50-50 revenue-sharing plan that owners initially approved for their negotiators on May 11, two people familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. "We made a proposal to the union that is completely consistent with the economic realities facing our sport," MLB said in a statement.
- 2020-05-26 19:36:50Z
Players making the most money would take the biggest cuts, those earning the least would receive most of their guaranteed salaries.
- 2020-05-24 20:14:11Z
Major League Baseball's status in the United States will continue to slip if it can't figure out how to reach a younger audience. This summer presents an opportunity.