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MLB owners latest proposal includes 76-game season

4 years agoStaff Report

The latest proposal includes a 76-game season with a start date of July 10. There would be an expanded postseason of 16 teams with pool money. The salary of players would be prorated 75 percent and there would also be no draft pick compensation for a signing player.

“It’s inched closer to where the players can feel better about it, but it’s not there yet.”

That’s what Bruce Levine said about the newest proposal from the MLB owners to the MLB Players Association.

Elisa Menaker believes that now it’s getting nit-picky.

“Now we’re talking about the difference of six games and the owners wanting to save a guaranteed $41 million. It just seems like we’re splitting hairs here, and people are just trying to prove a point instead of trying to get the game back on the field.”

Jim Deshaies says that this proposal won’t give fans the outcome they want of baseball coming back.

“I just don’t see the players yielding on 100 percent of prorated [salaries]. It seems to be the thing that they’re dug in on.”

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