Various Endgame: Settling at midpoint might not work for MLB players or owners – The Athletic admin 3 weeks 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 Kim Jong Un’s ‘Princess’ sister is turning into the Terminator – New York Post admin 20 June 2020 Observations on Bernie and Biden in their unnatural habitats – POLITICO admin 30 January 2020 Iowa flu season starts with two fatalities – KELOLAND.com admin 17 November 2019 Trump accuses Dems of working with impeachment demo to harm Sanders marketing campaign – POLITICO admin 17 January 2020 Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200,000 to the NAACP – CNN admin 2 June 2020 Worker on board Diamond Princess claims crew are at higher hazard of coronavirus – CNN admin 12 February 2020 About The Author admin More from this Author Add Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.