tony clark


It’s official. There’s a work stoppage in baseball for the first time since 1995. And it may not be as bad as it seems. At least not yet. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) – the basic pact that governs employment between the players and the league – expired at 11:59 p.m. EST on Wednesday night and the league’s 30 owners…...

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After the final proposal by Major League Baseball was rejected by the MLB Players’ Association, Commissioner Rob Manfred has mandated a 60-game season expected to start on the weekend of July 24-26 and ending on September 27. The only remaining hurdle for the return of baseball is Tuesday’s 3pm vote for the MLBPA on whether players will report to preparatory camp on July 1 and if the healthy and safety protocols are sufficient. On Monday afternoon, the executive board of the players’ union voted against accepting the proposal 33-5. As per the March 26 agreement, Manfred enforced his ability to finally set a season in motion. In a statement issued following the vote, MLBPA and executive director Tony Clark reiterated…