The baseball world was sent into a frenzy earlier this week when ht was reported that Major League Baseball and the Players’ Union were having preliminary discussions about playing the 2020 season in some kind of Biodome-esque situation in Arizona.
It was only a week or two ago that Major League Baseball and the Players’ Union expressed virtually zero appetite for playing games in front of empty stadiums. How quickly things change, especially when navigating through uncharted waters as we are right now.
Yesterday, I took a look at the notable names on the free-agent market among position players, so today I’ll finish up our very, very early look-ahead by talking about the pitchers set to hit the open market this winter.
We really have no clue if there’s going to be a season this year.
Mayor of Toronto John Tory announced on Tuesday that the City would be placing a ban on City-led public events and social gatherings in order to promote social distancing and to combat the spread of COVID-19. This ban will go through June 30.
Slowly but surely, Major League Baseball is announcing its plans for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and the shutdown of baseball operations that occurred as a result.
It’s incredibly difficult to talk about baseball right now because, at the end of the day, we don’t know anything.
According to multiple reports, Major League Baseball and the Players’ Association have reached a tentative agreement on key economic and labour-related factors relating to the 2020 season, which is currently paused due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
More pointless roster transactions! Jacob Waguespack, Thomas Pannone, and Santiago Espinal optioned to Triple-A
I still have no idea what the deal with these random transactions are, but, here we go again. The Blue Jays have reportedly sent Jacob Waguespack, Thomas Pannone, and Santiago Espinal to Triple-A Buffalo.
There had been talk of cancelling this summer’s Major League Baseball draft due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it appears MLB and the Players’ Union have an agreement in place to ensure a shortened version of the draft gets done.
Earlier today, I wrote about the updated talks between Major League Baseball and the Players’ Association and the issues the two sides were working on in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic pushing the season back.