Various Endgame: Settling at midpoint might not work for MLB players or owners – The Athletic admin 1 year ago No Comments Facebook Prev Article Next Article The midpoint is obvious. The actual resolution is not. The players’ latest proposal to the league Thursday called for a 70-game season. The owners’ offer a day earlier was for 60 games. Split the difference at 65 and we’re home, right? The fact both sides made offers that met the players’ demand for full prorated salaries is indeed a sign of progress. But owners feel they extended themselves with their 60-game proposal, not just on salaries but also with other concessions. In fact, the owners believed they were on the cusp of a deal when commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark worked through that offer during a face-to-face in Arizona on Tuesday night — a notion the union rejected with not one but two statements Thursday. A powerful ownership voice who once directed these kinds of negotiations does not see the owners stretching further. “Here’s what I told Rob (Manfred) today,” said… Read More Facebook Prev Article Next Article Related Posts Fears of China’s Coronavirus Prompt Australia to Monitor Flights – The New York Periods admin 21 January 2020 Melania Trump States She’s ‘Deeply Concerned’ About E-Cigarette Use – The Epoch Periods admin 10 September 2019 Christchurch mosque attack: Brenton Tarrant sentenced to life without parole – BBC News admin 27 August 2020 Neanderthal genes may be to blame in some severe coronavirus cases – CNN admin 1 October 2020 The UAW Is Now Putting Mack As Nicely As GM, But Why? – Forbes admin 14 October 2019 NASA’s Parker Photo voltaic Probe Effectively Captured Photo voltaic Winds – Fantastic Lakes Ledger admin 19 August 2019 About The Author admin More from this Author Add Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.