MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

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It's it's the the management management equivalent equivalent of of a a strike strike and and is is the the first first baseball baseball work work stoppage stoppage in in more more than than twenty twenty five five years years the the collective collective bargaining bargaining agreement agreement has has run run out out New New York York Mets Mets pitcher pitcher Max Max Scherzer Scherzer wants wants to to see see change change there's there's so so many many different different ways ways that that we we as as as as players players as as a a whole whole that that we we believe believe that that we we can can make make the the game game better better commissioner commissioner rob rob Manfred Manfred is is hoping hoping the the lockout lockout will will jumpstart jumpstart negotiations negotiations and and get get an an agreement agreement to to allow allow this this season season to to start start on on time time player player agent agent Scott Scott Boras Boras says says competition competition is is a a big big issue issue our our whole whole integrity integrity and and wholesomeness wholesomeness of of the the game game needs needs to to be be back back to to where where it it was was where where there there is is an an incentive incentive to to go go to to the the ballpark ballpark and and win win every every day day average average salaries salaries in in baseball baseball are are declining declining eleven eleven weeks weeks remaining remaining until until pitchers pitchers and and catchers catchers are are scheduled scheduled to to report report to to spring spring training training I'm I'm a a Donahue Donahue

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