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Mariners to Pay Minor League Players Through End of Season

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto has told the organization's minor leaguers that the team will continue to pay them through the remainder of the 2020 season, per...
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Max Scherzer: MLBPA Has 'No Reason' to Keep Talking Compensation with MLB

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer expressed his frustration with Major League Baseball's latest economic proposal as the league and its players attempt to reach an...
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Report: MLBPA Unhappy with League Restart Proposal, Calls It 'Disrespectful'

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Major League Baseball players are reportedly quite unhappy with the league's latest financial proposal in an effort to start the shortened 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic...
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AP sources: MLB players want more games and no more salary cuts if the season restarts

5 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Baseball players appeared likely to propose increasing the number of regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar...
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Yankees to give Zoom lessons to kids deprived of baseball camp

Yankees to give Zoom lessons to kids deprived of baseball camp

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Mike Ford and David Hale will give three Zoom lessons to the campers.
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Las Vegas baseball coaches hopeful of season for boys of summer

7 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Despite national tournaments for American Legion and Connie Mack being canceled because of COVID-19, Las Vegas coaches hope to offer players a taste of summer baseball.
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What's the worst-case scenario for Major League Baseball?

8 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

As Major League Baseball works towards a restart plan during the coronavirus pandemic, it's nearly impossible to account for all the variables that they could
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Champs with an asterisk? Not this year's World Series champ

8 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Just because the eventual 2020 World Series champion will have played fewer games, don't expect the rest of Major League Baseball to look at them
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Play ball! DSM schools will participate in baseball & softball

Play ball! DSM schools will participate in baseball & softball

9 hours ago   |   KCCI

School officials said practices will resume on Monday, June 1.
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Time working against MLB union as it contemplates critical next step to save 2020 season

10 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Time is very much a factor now, with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic permitting only a fraught and narrow path to a truncated, fan-less baseball season this summer.
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