As expected, the MLB Players Association told the owners to, “kick rocks” with their latest proposal. Which unsurprisingly is the same proposal in a different outfit… again.
We will have baseball in 2020, but it will likely be in the form of the commissioner mandated condensed version. It’ll be short, with some kind of playoffs. The full details will hopefully he released next week.
But make no mistake, with 18 months to go before the CBA expires, the clock is ticking. Neither side was going to blink and show their hand this close to the biggest negotiation since 1994.
I will enjoy the season no matter the length. I love baseball. I have to get as much as I possibly can, because there is no guarantee for a season beyond 2021.
Buckle up. For the next two seasons, The Dog Days of Summer are about to get really icy.
This is a story a long time coming, and the most gratifying story I’ve ever written. The Chicago White Sox have punched their ticket to October.Read more
It’s celebration time White Sox fans! A thrilling victory over Minnesota and a series victory has punched the White Sox’s ticket to the MLB Postseason for the first time in 12 years!Read more
Coming off the exciting series win over the rival Milwaukee Brewers thanks to the heroics of Jason Heyward and Alec Mills, the Cubs seemed primed for a letdown. When Jeremy Jeffress blew the save in game one, it seemed like the stage was set for the Cubs to go back to their mediocre play that has marred the second half of this strange 2020 season. Still, this resurgent squad showed up, and the end result of the two-game series was a sweep (and a season series sweep to boot).Read more