Various Endgame: Settling at midpoint might not work for MLB players or owners – The Athletic admin 7 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 Ex-Celtic Kendrick Perkins Rips Kyrie Irving For Missing Boston Return – NESN admin 24 November 2019 Generally counterclockwise: Puzzle of early Neolithic dwelling orientations eventually solved – Phys.org admin 11 January 2020 Afghanistan conflict: US to cut $1bn in aid over political feud – BBC News admin 25 March 2020 SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify New Film & TV Contract; Major Win For Union’s Leadership – Deadline admin 23 July 2020 What Juneteenth tells us about the value of black life in America – Washington Post admin 19 June 2020 Trump Impeachment Hearing Interrupted by Infowars Host Heckling Jerry Nadler – Newsweek admin 10 December 2019 About The Author admin More from this Author Add Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.