Why can't baseball get their act together?

Bill Michaels examines!

Evan Heffelfinger
May 28, 2020 - 2:57 pm
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The past few weeks have not been kind to the public image of Major League Baseball. The billionaire owners and millionaire players are in the middle of a dispute about money, which is preventing them from resuming play.

Baseball was given the perfect chance to boost their popularity - something baseball desparately needed to do - and like the players on the field, baseball struck out.

There is still hope for a season, but a decision needs to be made quick.

The players either need to agree to a second pay cut (after already agreeing to a prorated salary earlier in spring), or the owners need to reach into their pocket and pay for the players the prorated rate they already agreed to.

Will we see baseball this year?

 

Bill took a look at all the talks on Thursday, and gave his two cents on the matter.

You can listen to the full hour below!