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Yankees, Mets will head south when MLB restarts amid coronavirus pandemic

Bloomberg Opinion

0:21 listening | 2 d ago

Yankees, Mets will head south when MLB restarts amid coronavirus pandemic

"Updated Major League Baseball does get the season back up and running their hope was to have a second spring training of sorts with teams being in their home ballparks according to reports so for the Mets it'll most likely be back to port Saint Lucie to the vast number of covert nineteen cases in the city the state of Florida offers the animations a less densely populated and more controlled

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Players’ union responds to MLB health and safety proposal for delayed 2020 baseball season

Wayne Cabot and Paul Murnane

0:51 listening | 4 d ago

Players’ union responds to MLB health and safety proposal for delayed 2020 baseball season

"Steve the baseball players union has responded to the league's health and safety proposal they want more frequent cove in nineteen testing than what the league proposes multiple times per week at the union also addressed protocols for positive tests protection for high risk players and their families access to pregame and postgame therapies that's a big one two players think the ban on hydro therapy and showering at the park is over the top they also don't want to show up to the park already in uniform and they think they they don't think they should have to get permission from the team to be able to leave cardinals shortstop in Mets killer Paul the young says he's fine I was somebody off the field limitations but he like a little more freedom when he's at the ball park he called some of those restrictions like no spitting into sunflower seeds silly the young **** simple question okay what what if I get dirt in my mouth and I have to spit but he says he understands where the leak is

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Will MLB and players settle economic dispute?

SportsCenter AllNight

1:20 listening | 4 d ago

Will MLB and players settle economic dispute?

"Team correction on SportsCenter with SVP of baseball planet seems to have produced more rancor that agreements on Sunday morning at nine o'clock a former player who's now an instructor and has had thirty years in the game call me on the phone on a Sunday morning and started screaming about the proposal that the owner is sent to the players and he said this is the dumbest thing I've ever seen there is no chance we're gonna play this season that's what he told me the next day I spoke to a general manager who is very plugged in on this and he told me the chances of playing this year are one hundred percent so on Sunday I get an irate former players as we're never playing this year and the next day GM says we're definitely a hundred percent playing this year and today I got a text from somebody saying you can queue the rain core and the season cancelling talk you can kill it because it's going to go on for a few more days it's just like the script has been written like this is some sort of script this is where we are Scott the narrative changes not only week by week it changes day by day and it is still a very very very confusing

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An unusual ring to it: Washington DC Nationals opt for virtual Series ceremony

WTOP 24 Hour News

1:14 listening | 6 d ago

An unusual ring to it: Washington DC Nationals opt for virtual Series ceremony

"To make sure the nationals gonna get their championship rings in the mail to their houses but they're gonna celebrate with everybody this Sunday when they unveil their two thousand nineteen World Series championship rings during a virtual celebration this Sunday at seven o'clock you'll be the first virtual championship ring ceremony in Major League Baseball history and it happens to be on may twenty fourth the same day a year ago the nats were nineteen and thirty one and at the bottom before turning things around it will be simulcasting nationals dot com MLB network Masson and nationals the Facebook and YouTube channels nationals owner mark Lerner why decide to do it this way now no no one will all be together again at nationals park in this virtual ring ceremony allows us to gather together remotely to share a moment of joy in these uncertain times we bring fans up close and personal with the team the way that wouldn't be possible it in a typical ring ceremony I'm really excited for fans to see the rings and be part of the special moment and mark Lerner has kept the rings to himself not many people have seen them so everybody's going to get to see him around the first time that's also gonna debut a new documentary called improbable it's a two part series detailing the last years of course incredible run to the World

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Los Angeles - Angels plan employee furloughs amid coronavirus pandemic

KNX Midday News with Brian Ping

0:32 listening | Last week

Los Angeles - Angels plan employee furloughs amid coronavirus pandemic

"So on June first with no deal yet in place the play ball the athletic is reporting the angels will join other big league clubs and for allowing non playing staff members also in their front office the minor leagues the international scouting department and more the furloughed staff members will continue to receive their benefits through the end of twenty twenty and the team is expected to donate one million dollars to the team's employee assistance fund owners and players are in negotiations to start the season in July but right now we're deadlocked on notice proposal for a fifty fifty split of

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Miami Marlins will allow players access for workouts

KCBS Radio Afternoon News

0:24 listening | Last week

Miami Marlins will allow players access for workouts

"The Associated Press is reporting the Miami Marlins will allow players on their forty man roster access to their spring training complex to pitch off a mound or hitting batting cages beginning tomorrow that's in Jupiter Florida the optional workouts will be individual with a staff member present and those involved will abide by social distancing

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MLB owners, players feud over plan to start 2020 season

Total Information AM Sunday

1:48 listening | Last week

MLB owners, players feud over plan to start 2020 season

"Office to the MLBPA the Major League Baseball Players Association a twelve page document dated may twelfth an initial step in negotiations aimed at starting a delayed season around the fourth of July Major League Baseball owners made their pitch to the players trying to convince them to accept less pay due to the pandemic MLB telling players that pro rated salaries would contribute to an average loss of six hundred and forty thousand dollars for each game over an eighty two game season it empty ballparks Major League Baseball also created a sixty seven page draft of a proposed twenty twenty operations manual and I told you at six forty five I'd go into that a little bit more and here's some of the stuff that's in there this was obtained by the AP it was first reported by the athletic among the routine changes include players possibly arriving in uniform and being discouraged to take showers a ball parks team personnel would be bad for me to get restaurants on road trips mascots like Fred bird would be prohibited from ballparks the traditional to exchange of lineup cards would be eliminated no high fives no fist bumps no bad boys and Bad Girls spitting prohibited along with water jugs not you can't use those the use of saunas steam rooms pulls cryotherapy chambers hitting an indoor cages would be discouraged they would encourage everyone to wear batting gloves batting practice pitchers would wear masks dug out telephones disinfected after each use they have to wipe them down players can't touch their face to give signs they're not allowed to lick their fingers teams are encouraged to hold meetings outdoors with players spread apart and teams will be allowed to have fifty players each under the plan with the number active for each game still to be

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New MLB rules: shower at home, don't spit, Mr Met stay away

AP News Radio

0:50 listening | Last week

New MLB rules: shower at home, don't spit, Mr Met stay away

"Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform like they did when they were teenagers and there could be no spitting either when and if the boys of summer return according to a sixty seven page draft of major league baseball's proposed twenty twenty operations manual spitting is prohibited along with water jugs a copy of the draft was sent to teams Friday and obtained by the Associated Press the traditional exchange of a lineup cards would be eliminated along with high fives and fist bumps the guidelines which were first reported by the athletic are subject to negotiations with the Players Association actually out there

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MLB plan: No showers, no spitting and social distancing

News, Traffic and Weather

0:25 listening | Last week

MLB plan: No showers, no spitting and social distancing

"No spitting and baseball is that possible MLB the players continue to work out a deal that would get a twenty twenty season underway and on the table a manual that includes ten thousand coping nineteen test per week overhauling stadiums in game settings to encourage social distancing along with elimination of standards like high fives fist bumps hugs along with spitting tobacco use and the chewing of sunflower

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Rob Manfred outlines MLB’s plan for COVID-19 testing

WTOP 24 Hour News

0:40 listening | Last week

Rob Manfred outlines MLB’s plan for COVID-19 testing

"Wallace lately baseball commissioner rob Manfred appeared on CNN on Thursday night to talk about bringing baseball back he said that all players would be tested multiple times a week and the testing would be supplemented less frequently by antibody testing as well and he also did say that they are partnering with a lab in Utah that runs its performance enhancing drug program will turn that lab in a corona virus testing facility in partnering with the lab the lab will not only provide testing for the three thousand or so baseball players and support staff but also for thousands more in the general public rob Manfred says he's very very hopeful that there will be baseball in empty ballparks beginning this

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