BREAKING – Baseball Is Back!
MLB statement: pic.twitter.com/Jz3rSTvXuU — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) June 23, 2020
Several high-profile players are saying they respect #MLB‘s decision to still have a 60-game season after they turned down MLB’s proposal early in the day, fearing their season would be reduced to 48-52 games or no season at all. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) June 23, 2020
Update: MLB announced on Monday it will proceed with the 2020 season. The season will be officially approved upon the Players Association’s response on a pair of questions 👀 https://t.co/fokxrVN2HN — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) June 23, 2020
MLB 2020 season: What comes next as league tries to play ball without new deal between MLBPA, owners https://t.co/Y5fBTNnqbg — CBS Sports MLB (@CBSSportsMLB) June 23, 2020
And the dominoes are now likely set to tumble: 1. Implementation of a short season by MLB 2. Some players choosing not to play. 3. PA grievance 4. Upcoming free agents get destroyed in market 5. All major labor issues merely deferred to next spring. Mutually assured destruction. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) June 22, 2020