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The players are making an offer

The gap is shrinking

World Baseball Classic - Championship Round - Game 3 - USA v Puerto Rico

As expected, the player’s union rejected the latest owner’s offer for playing the 2020 season. According to reports, they are taking a swing of their own:

These are all steps in the right direction, then a bigger piece of the puzzle revealed itself:

Giving the owners the carrot of expanded playoffs is a big deal. With the owners depending on the revenue that playoffs bring as a way to bridge the gap on lost finances this year and next, it’s a way for the players to try and find a middle ground.

Stay tuned for more.