No one, even the most optimistic baseball fan, was absolutely shocked. Report On Thursday, the latest negotiation session between MLB and representatives of the MLB Players Association, where lockouts are underway, went almost nowhere, and there was little hope that next month’s spring training would begin on time.
As we approached the midpoint of January, we learned more about what separates the two sides.
According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, league owners are opposed to lowering service time requirements for players to hit free agencies and ideally cash in on the open market.
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Report: MLB for reducing free agent service time
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