Various Endgame: Settling at midpoint might not work for MLB players or owners – The Athletic admin 3 months 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 Joe Biden rips Trump as coronavirus surges: ‘The wartime president has surrendered’ – CNBC admin 1 July 2020 Twitter Removes Claim About CDC And Covid-19 Coronavirus Deaths That Trump Retweeted – Forbes admin 31 August 2020 Eight US military members missing after vehicle sinks in training exercise – The Guardian admin 1 August 2020 Trump Is Escalating His Coronavirus Lies – Slate admin 26 September 2020 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB Review – TechSpot admin 13 December 2019 Opioid crisis: Johnson & Johnson strike by landmark ruling – BBC News admin 27 August 2019 About The Author admin More from this Author Add Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.