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 Unity prices IPO above range at $52, initially valuing game software company at $13.7 billion – CNBC admin 18 September 2020 Welcome to flu period. Here’s your finest shot at being healthier – PBS NewsHour admin 23 October 2019 At New York prison, Harvey Weinstein put in isolation after contracting virus – Niagara Gazette admin 23 March 2020 Air from Siberia to deliver temperatures plunging from Texas to New England – The Guardian admin 10 November 2019 NASA Explorers S4 E6: On Station – NASA admin 5 March 2020 Why Shares of Tesla Soared Nearly 30% in June – The Motley Fool admin 7 July 2020 About The Author admin More from this Author Add Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.