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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

08:19 min | 4 months ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

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We and i might be totally wrong. I've never been to a. We'd nation national convention. Yeah but i'm picturing like rob you remember on like the king of queens yeah i can't remember the guy's name but he one of one of the friends. He would go to the little gatherings with the superheroes like batman and superman. Everybody would dress up like their superhero casa. Remember that that's really goes onto that. That is that well we've nation is like. Oh yeah there's a bunch of people 'cause playing as their favorite anime characters so they'll dress up the anime basically same like superhero. Same kind of thing. Wow who's your favorite anime character. Ooh that's tough off the gecko. I'd say she's like a low key one or names holo she's like Kind of like a deity. Half like god half mortal so. She's pretty good people holo holo about her personal life. It's my you wanted to know about a fossil fuel joke. i'll send That note is the. I not bad bad bad i. I'm always willing to work hard for your entertainment dollar. Yes yes indeed all right. Let's go back to this big news of the day. Rob the forty niners and we talked about look. They moved up to number three in the draft. The dolphins moved back from three two to six because they traded with the niners trade with the eagles who were willing to go from six to twelve. What that tells me. Rob is number. Three things three quarterbacks to san francisco moved up to get a quarterback because they don't believe in jimmy g. for one reason or another one reason because they don't think he's at good and the second or it could be healthy and yeah he's good we win but he's he's heard half the time so whatever the reason they don't fully believe in him for the long haul but on the other hand rob a guy that people had questions about two guys actually in miami. I think this is a signal that they do. Believe in two. And they're they're willing to go with him this year coming up and believed they. He'll progress and become their franchise quarterback and then in philadelphia where it was speculated that they might actually take quarterback at six is seems to me like they believe at least for this year in jalen hurts whether it's belief or we just don't want to have another situation where our starters looking over his shoulder whatever the case or we don't hurts or chris. We don't. We don't like the quarterback who there do you know what i mean like that. That could be a real another reason. Why you get out of that you look at them and say yeah other than lawrence after that. I'm not sure so. I don't want to lock into a contract with a you know what i mean like that right. We're i don't believe in them. I mean that's why you move out of that usually. That's why you move out of those slots. Could you not interested in any of those quarterbacks who will coming out. I'm just saying no you could be could be. I mean the the history of quarterback hit and misses is just such mrs. yes. I mean tool you know. We don't know everybody loved him in college and coming out right and now it's like okay. We'll see the verdicts out. I mentioned sam darnold earlier. He was the third pick in the draft. Anything somewhere by him. Chris and he might he wear the bus. But at this point saying like there's a big question is whether or not the jet should stick with him because he hasn't done it yet. So you just quarterbacks man it looks some of the best. Tom brady number six rounder. Joe montana a third rounder route. Dak prescott four dry dropped all the way in the first one now. Yup in the twenties. I mean so it is it is. It's a tough thing to do. Is to nail these quarterbacks and so yeah you you could be right. But i like their miami's going with to Look he wasn't overly impressive last year. But i didn't see anything to make me think this like i. I think he deserves a season. At least you know. Like i see nothing to make me think. Oh he's not our guy. Give him a shades was they sent a mixed signals. You gotta admit that. During his patrick pulo they were dealing with them and pull them out of moments chris wait could grow and learn and being a big spy and they wound up doing all. That didn't make the playoffs anyway. I mean some off the hands for him. Yeah he seems. I agree with you but he seems to have that attitude the coach that you know whatever it takes to win this game if you're not having a good game that's kind of like a high school mentality. Are you know what i mean like. If you're not you don't have tonight. I'm pulling you and putting somebody else in but it's odd to see but know we'll see what happens this year with him and jalen hurts You know statistically wasn't very good had the one big win over new orleans but certainly The verdict the jury's out. We got to see so They're rebuilding obviously and we'll see what hurts can do this year all right baseball. 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Mather resigns as president, CEO of Seattle Mariners

Seattle Now

00:26 sec | 5 months ago

Mather resigns as president, CEO of Seattle Mariners

"Ceo. Kevin mather is out. He resigned on monday less than twenty four hours after a video surfaced where he said all kinds of things. You don't want to be on record saying about your players. The mlb players association says his comments were inappropriate but give a transparent look into how club. Managers really think about their players. The teams chairman. John stanton will take over the job while the m.'s look for a permanent replacement.

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MLB Players Extend Streak of No COVID-19 Positives to 54 Days

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:32 sec | 10 months ago

MLB Players Extend Streak of No COVID-19 Positives to 54 Days

"Major league baseball and the MLB. Players Association reporting no new positive coronavirus cases for the past week ending Thursday at a three, thousand, five, hundred, ninety, seven tests among athletes and personnel, and they'll be Friday celebrating a milestone of fifty four days without a positive test result for covid nineteen and achievement after a season that saw outbreaks from a handful of ball clubs that forced the consolidation of several games into limited days. Major League baseball opted for the bubble environment for much of their postseason restricting games to los. Angeles San. Diego. Arlington Texas for the start of the division series round concluding with the world series currently taking place at Globe Life

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MLB announces league-wide coronavirus test results: 38 players positive for COVID-19

Michael Berry

00:41 sec | 1 year ago

MLB announces league-wide coronavirus test results: 38 players positive for COVID-19

"Is hitting the MLB just three weeks from opening day. Some promising numbers in MLB his initial coronavirus testing Major League Baseball in the MLB Players Association, announcing at 38 positive test of 3185 samples taken as part of the mandatory intake screening process to start summer camp earlier this week. Among those 38 positive test 31 players and seven staff members with 19 different clubs having one or more individuals test positive. That means 11 11 ball ball clubs clubs actually actually had had zero zero players players or or personnel personnel come come back back positive positive for for the the virus, virus, and and they'll they'll be be in in the the players players union union are are not not revealing revealing the the identities identities of of anyone anyone who who has has tested tested positive positive those those who who did did we'll we'll have have to to test test negative negative twice before being permitted to rejoin their teams. Matt

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"mlb players association" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

03:57 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Take a deep breath vers fans baseball will be back in twenty twenty the MLB Players Association released a statement Tuesday night saying that all remaining issues had been resolved players have agreed to report to training camps a week from today a sixteen game season is set to start on July the twenty third or the twenty fourth finally finally we have progress now at least we have something definitive a plan we have something in place and that's all we've been asking for is just tell us what's going to happen next that's E. S. P. N.'s Tim Kurkjian with a shortened season on the horizon Major League Baseball is taking the opportunity to toy around with some rule changes among those changes the National League will employ the DH this year and in extra innings a runner is going to start on second base to try to expedite the end of games that will not lead into the post season in twenty twenty in basketball the Milwaukee Bucks will officially get back together today they're starting training camp ahead of the NBA's restart on July the thirtieth today's also the day the players around the league have to inform their teams whether or not they're going to be making the trip down to Orlando the latest player to decide that he's going to set out his Lakers guard Avery Bradley Bradley started forty four games for the late show this season he's citing family concerns as the reason he's not going to make the trip this was a decision made really on behalf of their children ever they have three children a six year old son who has a history of respiratory issues and illness and they didn't believe he would be cleared medically to be able to go in the bottle Avery Bradley worried about leaving and bringing perhaps bringing something into his home coming out of the bubble and he just said as much as I love playing for the Lakers I want to win a championship I'm gonna put my family first and didn't want to do three months away from them that's E. S. P. N.'s Adrian ward gin owski totally understand more rationale there but none the less it could be a big loss for the championship contending Lakers wochit is also reporting that the Lakers are exploring the possibility of adding guard J. R. Smith to their roster to fill the void and finally in racing the FBI has determined that a news founded Bubba Wallace's garage at Talladega superspeedway was not a direct hate crime the object in question was apparently a garage door pull rope fashions like a news that had been in place since at least last fall ESPN's Michael will bond reacted to the outcome of the investigation I'm glad there's no hate crime I mean that I don't know how anybody decides that is anything but good news that the FBI is certain of this through its investigation and if there's no hate crime that's good the reaction of the drivers in support of a Wallace is still the reaction of drivers I mean they're saying any hints of this kind of behavior going forward we're not going to tolerate and we're going to stand with Bubba Wallace finished fourteenth in Monday's geico five hundred MG we talked about this earlier this morning I still am craving more information on this story like if it's a positive outcome right now because it wasn't a direct hate crime directed a bubble Wallace according to the FBI but we're still led to believe their NASCAR statement through the FBI's investigation that there was this garage door pull rope that was fashioned like a noose and was there since at least last fall which is October of twenty nineteen that still seems to me personally like a sign of some sort of racism that exists in that sport in our country right now I I I guess it's a good thing that it wasn't directed right at Bubba but I I'm craving more information here I know how to feel about that story seven eighteen at WTMJ boxer coming at least have a chance to win an NBA title this year and boxers certainly poised for great things happen to see the season coming to Howard dean chance I would expect the busted out from where they left off right dominating Middleton knocking down threes energy and effort let it fly you may not be the fans in.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

02:20 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"In the MLB Players Association is still trying to salvage the twenty twenty season the league appears to extend an olive branch to the union did someone yesterday ESPN reporting that MLB commissioner rob Manfred sent a letter to the Players Association on Sunday offering to Nix the expanded playoff field and universal designated hitter for next season if a full campaign cannot be played in twenty twenty players had been set to vote on Sunday and whether or not to accept a sixteen game season so the offer might be an attempt to sweeten the pot we shall see if the two sides can come together but it's just all about money it's back to school in France after the corona virus shut down their faxes Simon Owen has that story a number of European countries have begun tragedy re opening schools in recent weeks with certain year groups returning limits on class sizes and attendance optional but France is going further requiring almost all students across the country to return to class today president Emmanuel macron said he's accelerating the lifting of coronavirus restrictions after positive data about the virus is spread it London Simon knowing fox news twenty seven no no matter what kind of cool summer camp you were planning to send your kid to this year thanks to covert nineteen it's probably not happening certainly frustrating kids are bound up with parents even more so this doesn't exactly have to ruin summertime folks there's still lots of fun alternatives to camps that will entertain the kiddos and let them have some much needed fun interaction too with the kids now these are some of the suggestions for saving the summer while staying on budget attended virtual day camp lots of day camps are turning to virtual versions where kids can go online for fun activities and experiences with other campers it's not as fun as in person of course but it includes many of the same elements to keep kiddos entertained you can assemble a camp on demand you can book different camps on individual days or weeks and then pick and choose the ones you want one call option as the new national children's museum in Washington DC that has one day virtual summer camps with a focus on steam activities two dates Tuesdays are science days and Thursdays are all about building kid sized structures with everyday materials embrace the quick fix younger kids may not be ready for full on camp style.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

04:49 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"I knew that. Might treated the clubs with a little bit. Not Leniency, but I would have treated the clubs with a better respect for how hard it is what they do but but since then I have tried to. I'm not saying gene I wasn't 1887. Let's put it that way when I was A. You know ready to file rightful. It's hard because when you are it, you're in it every day from that perspective where your job was. It's hard not to feel that way because it does get so contentious so quickly, but you're right like I. especially in this moment in time I've been trying to. Trying to tell people and trying to make people understand that baseball games even baseball games without fans in the stands to put them on a really hard thing in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. With all the different concerns that need to be addressed, we have to have patience we have to as a country as baseball fans in his baseball players. We have to have patience and say. There is a way I think there is a way forward here, but. The respect for how difficult it is like you said to put on baseball. CanNot be understated. Also you literally a unique. Belt this hasn't happened in one hundred and two years, so no one has ans- out of intellectual Miltie that you approach these. It isn't like a regular typical negotiation across the table to replace. Net The nineteen ninety seven basic agreement something like that this is a this is a very complicated subject, but and may have strong you're you're entitled strong feelings about? But. You. Can't commit to the species discussions. You know the scene with the same kind of. View of the world. As you as you bring to. The the wreck typical negotiation. At, one of the things the question of How hard you work, behalf of used to laugh about this all the time, but whenever anybody beat me up in the press I'd get calls from place. A g. must be doing something. So I would sell these guys. You don't understand. I kept sent Colt bummer Iraq. Jail you understand this. I get up tomorrow morning. If you write that, I'm going to get a call from you know how whiter he's going to judge..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

05:22 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"But thing I remember most at the end of the year I looked at the players who played in Spring Training Games. Not One active plant. There wasn't there were there were former players out of baseball oil. Can Boyd or somebody like that, but. Active players went on strike in Nineteen ninety-four. What? Went to work. Nobody crossed the line. Not a single person has never been a strike like that River Rouge, most famous right by APPS in Allah in American history. To work. They were replacements and scabs in that strike, not want. In. In the industry greats I call it the great strike of Nineteen, Ninety four and I call it that for another reason that I think about at the end the strike is how all these people are taking credit for quote, unquote the peace. At that that has you know and you may have heard. Say this in the past, but you know. Management taking credit for the wake repeats. We've had since nineteen. ninety-six is like the Japanese taking credit for the United Nations. no. We beat out of you. Know you, you want it. The salary cap we forced. You're not to get to to to submit not to having a sound cabinet. As a result, we don't negotiate about salary caps anymore. Okay, Bob in regular negotiation now. Because now we're talking about the same thing. We're the same. Before we were in different looms. We took the salary cap off the table. And that's the reason what is laying peaks because of the personalities that came with that. It is because the salary cap. The contentious issue is no longer on the table. I'll tell you one quick story about the other thing I remember. And I can't mention his players. They're in, because I don't say in ridicule I love the Guy, but it really was when. Before, Sony something my majles famous. Nobody. Really knew who she was and she spelled. The name s o t o Ma. So we. are going back toward renegotiating the backs work agreement before the return to. And it's making the paper is. PITCHER ON DETROIT's. Since me Sinoe hands now going back toward 'cause. What style minded on? Pause I said I'm sorry what he's away reading the papers that Todd Stottlemyre. Then strike. Saying something my all Sodom Layer S- tunnel Meyer. A, why does this guy think that we will be on strike for two hundred thirty days when all we add to do? WHO's.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

02:40 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"In the the NBA and the NFL the breaking away from this model now lately, but in the in the beginning. They didn't engage in collective bargaining. They engaged in the settlement of antitrust. Lawyers in the courtroom, negotiating a basic agreement as a settlement would draw the antitrust claims that will be put baseball players because baseball was subject to the antitrust laws for the longest time. Baseball players had actual negotiations. They were in the room. They will negotiate. IT WASN'T A. It wasn't gonNA fear and gene wars, you know. People like that it was the players when negotiating. We would their spokespeople, but they negotiated that lead to a greater feeling of solidarity with the players UK before, and how much time you have about, say a great story about. The nineteen, ninety, four, Nineteen ninety-five strike, and a player to whom. All players all great debt. A player who was up a player who lost yeah really Scott Scott Sanderson. Obviously you know your strike you. Have you know two hundred fifty, two hundred sixty two reaches two hundred thirty eight days. A lot of players to resolve is so good, but not as strong as somebody. That is the beginning you know, etcetera, and then some disaffection, so we call a big meeting in California three hundred players show up room, and you know this this this Oh, that play wants to say a few words about why we might want to consider giving up. This said we're play. Baseball gotTA. GET BACK TO WORK CLUBS Are attending, and they actually do put players in. Saint uniform numbers as the players on strike in Spring Training Games. And we have this big meeting and Scott Sanderson gets up and I'd like to show of hands. I like anyone who believes. That we should give the players who come after US less than we received from the players who went before us. And he heads. Not one hand went up and I turned to lauren rich at the time repeated. Please association I said. Clubs don't have a chance because what Scott was able to do. was He captured full the plays? Really what issues you have certain you you. You have certain benefits. They didn't come to you from like Manna from head. They came to you through the hard work in the solidarity players. Who went before you?.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

05:09 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"The big ENCHILADA is the postseason. National Television Package for the Post that they need to play. The clubs feel they cannot lose that if they lose that. They're really going to get hammered. And so the that the principal objective is. How what how many games do we need? To produce teams that we can hold our head up high and say these are the best teams in based in jean-marc used to say, show me hundred game schedule, and I'll tell you the best teams baseball. I don't need to do. One hundred sixty two games I can do it in You'll notice all his newspaper articles lately about the frequency with which the team that's ahead at the end of Ninety Games is the best team at the end of the year. That's all fence public by Major League Baseball. Then there in search of. Their in search of the number of games they must play such that when they played at the end of that, they have a real posts And secondly I think that. They came in with a number lower than. They think is is the maximum other words eighty two game proposal, probably legally. They want the players by guests. This out of the clubs operate no one of the advantages. We always had clubs always thought we were scooping. Up. You know perfectly happy to have made that in my own view again. I could be wrong about this. My own view that the clubs want to play more games. What they want the players to ask for it so that it looks like a get. Okay well all right. If you hundred games will play one hundred games by, you gotTa do something for us on some side. You know trading off something that they were going to give you anyway. You know they. I think they. They left some room there for the players, blue and mob, and may met. The players think that they were getting it. We got the clubs to give us twenty games more when clubs are perfectly happy to give it, and so the issue is going to be what Claes associations willing to pay. And I hope not very much for a proposal would says comes back and says we think we can play on tunes or ninety nine Games whatever the number might be, but that number seems to be a little bit. and. I think, it's low deliberately. They want the players to feel that. They extracted so that they can get some things. I mean there. There are some things clubs their proposal..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

05:10 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"Linemen and seven foot, two centers and six hundred five shooting guards. The other sports have become. The growth of species. Spatial! What that leads a lot of fans think. About baseball places that if just playing a game tonight, this Austria that is no artistry in that is to work with more blanche rump alleged told me that he would practice looking at a bad with one I. Just, put one on, so that his left eye to be trained on first base if a guy was on for his base so that he would know how fast they run to second on unattended steel. Towns don't think that happens, but guy training insult to see a game. Y You know it's. It's the the amount of street it goes into playing. Baseball is something that. Doesn't look that wake was not gonNA. They're not superhuman. You know in size dimension. The second thing is fans. No matter how much you tell this the matter. How many classical economists you roll out! Fans continue to believe that play a salaries. Did it take ticket prices when in fact they don't? Ticket prices are function of supply and demand, and they dictate salads every economist that you on both sides of the aisle. We'll tell you. At the driving force? The salaries is revenue principally from local and national television television revenue is the explosion of local revenue cable has contributed mightily to the revenue streams of the coins. They have the money. They WANNA. Spend it on plants and so players. They get paid because somebody has the money. Do you know few give column Cue Sixty million dollars for the next two years. It's not going to affect ticket price. What's GonNa Affect? Ticket? Prices is a sense of supplies, the man and the proof of that the to prove so that I always tell people I good matter of fact that a panel would rob. Them is one the Olympics. Olympics cost a fortune now. The athletes free. Why? Getting any raises..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

02:11 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"If, it was your son. Believe me. The difference between you know what the number is picking up three million and four million. If it was your son. That's much bigger difference than if some casual fans living in Queens eating slice of pizza about you know some ball play, you never met. An you don't know much about. Just close your eyes and mentioned that young man your son. Wouldn't you present his yeah? is players and kind of. Take away a lot of the strip away a lot of the the extra stuff around you. Re You do realize that players are just? Were just. People trying to do a job. And we have a lot of the same struggles that a lot of other people have, and the disparity comes when you start talking about pay you start talking about while you're getting paid way more that I'm getting paid, and you're getting to play a game, but the disparity between us in the odors also gigantic and. That's why I became so intrigued in what the union was about because it seemed very one sided, it filled, felt like it could get very one sided very quickly if there was not pushback from players, but you know at this point, it is hard because players, lives and personalities are more accessible than ever through social media and through. While really through all of Media The girls and information technology yeah, and so we I think it becomes personal. A lot of guys in a lot of ways and people wanna back off, but. Don't leave this point if you don't mind at least. Because there are two things that go into fan analysis of Fan, but fans bring to the question of what they feel about plays, first of all caught the beauty of baseball, and unlike basketball and football is played by people of ordinary dimension. You could be five flipped nine. You can be six foot tree. You can be fat. You could be skinny. You could be bald. Be Glasses locally..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

04:58 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"Players became a little bit more thoughtful, a little bit more engaged in their business and I don't have that always. Always been the case. Do you think the players should always felt that way, but had no avenue of working that out well in in in a way, I mean it was first of all, but in a way best way to look at, it might be more once told the I conducted about ten hours of interviews for Cornell Law School of of Marvin and I asked essentially that same kind of question play a core likely. I got the one of the biggest issues you had to confront. And he said something which had stuck with me and I Got I got about. Hard and I think he had the nail right on the head. He said his. Problem I got the job was in leading. Making the players have better self esteem. The players didn't think they value. Dan Spent, so much time being told by management. Go out and when you know you're replaceable, not gonNA. Give you any money. We don't need you. We're the we're base that they actually felt like almost like an inferior product in the sport, and not really the very center of and some more than said the hardest thing he had do to overcome this lack of self esteem. At the players had when he first got there, and so he focused on satellite. He wanted play to feel proud of they were i Tony Card always quotes me about every goes anywhere about. About something! I One said in the speech that he was attending. But you know we don't know the exact numbers because it goes back to eighteen seventy one but baseball commissioner. Of Major Leagues began for purposes of keeping statistics records, and they made nine, hundred, sixty, nine eight. Put together historical commission. That concluded baseball should be regarded. The major leagues should be regarded as having begun eighteen, seventy six with the creation of the national. League of Professional Baseball Clubs. Mateen seventy six is one hundred forty four years ago. In those hundred and forty four years fewer than nineteen thousand human beings have played one day of baseball. Nineteen thousand people in one hundred and forty four years. If you want to call the AMA. Tomorrow more and say how many surgeons are there and the United States? Who are members of the IMAX? Get within in order you know, but those were not, but how many servings they would tell you one hundred ninety thousand. Ten Times more people who are surgeons today. And a played a game baseball, one hundred forty four years. These are very rare people. Mauldin understood that and he wanted them to understand. and. It was a message I. tried to get the players. Because of what more told me all the time you know, be proud of what you can do. No nobody can do this. Everybody thinks that can guy words knee playing days of this? But A. Few of the nineteen thousand people at one, hundred hundred and fifty years. That's that's a rare breed as a ram breed of a of artist. These guys are special. They have to have to feel that way. They have to understand. No I'm not this piece of Chattel not this guy. You can maneuver Take advantage of I'm not some stupid Jock I'm a major league baseball player, and there aren't very many of us. I am one of getting those players to feel proud is really really important. In terms of not only marlins dropped doing it. Today and everyday it's it's..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

05:37 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"Baseman Bill. Houston can only get the thirty first. That second Baseman, but with free agency comes along, and you know at the end of the season. You know maybe. Is a great second basemen East Sixth Best Second Baseman. I'll go after him, so it actually liberated the clubs to have greater freedom in the molding and shaping of clubs themselves because the reserve clause was. That's why you had so many. Decades of ineptitude on the product clubs before the break up. The Philadelphia Athletics from Nineteen Thirties to the nineteen sixties, the Philadelphia. Chicago cubs. Those teams warrant. They weren't stupid. People the Front Office. They just couldn't do anything because they will bound by the reserve. Close with something went wrong. They will left their own farm system to fix it. So more liberated the clubs almost as much as he liberated the plates. That's I. Think what readiness talking about, but yeah, he's definitely one of the three most important people, my book and the in you can't tell first of all, and at the baseball. Hall of fame is called the National Baseball Hall of fame and museum. In Museum. Can you imagine museum baseball without more of a militant? No, could you imagine a museum of Modern Art? Pablo Picasso when you wake up one morning and local constant when you museum. Let's Craig. It's not a real museum. So what marvins induction finally does the whole is it gives it often tissot which you didn't have before. It was not Benthic Museum. Missing somebody is poor. Assemble has more of A. Absolutely and you know you came in right at the back end of of his being there and worked with another very important man in baseball don, Fehr. or For many many years, what were some of the differences between the way? Marvin worked and the way Don worked because I've heard. I wasn't around for any of that but I've heard from baseball people. that it was different, but both very unique and powerful in their own right. They, both shared one thing in common. They really had difficulty lasting. HSA I don't know what it was, but I used to say needs. What's using the everybody dogs about the. but the difference in in one fundamental import respect, but each was.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

03:50 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"So. It was an out blood early on I. Remember going to ballgames literally sixty five sixty seven years ago. Yeah we been, we were always. We grew up in a baseball virement and other things to any baseball was a fundamental part. My grandmother you know could not read or write English retaliated never went to school. She is to clean animals, Informative League, but as a result she's loves to watch TV and of course she loved the Yankees had all the Italians, and she loved talking to the television. You know I could have done that. Jerk in something like that. Struck out pinch hitter came up and struck out then guys, you know. She gave headaches in the following day, but some baseball's always been very close to my brother and I both big big baseball fan. I like that such a universal thing I can see my mom and my grandmother, doing the same thing down in Atlanta Georgia when the you know, the braves are really bad in the eighties, and then really good in the nineties and doesn't matter whether they were good or bad. They're still yelling at the TV. Bobby a different move. You know it doesn't. Graham and I bet they don't. Matter she talked. So you had a chance. Did you chance to see Marvin Miller at the end of his career when he came in always dawn? Yell Yes, but actually even though Marvin was no longer officially place association start consulted with. But I became very close more. I handle a lot of the things that were were issues in. He retired as medical expenses, you know. Things like that you know. Dealing with the federal government social security as you got older, some a modern very clubs. Actually, we spent a lot of time together. Even go Marvin left than eighty three, but he retained it was retained as a consultant, and he was really consulted through the five negotiations which participated. In August nineteen eighty five models stole. It wasn't uncommon at all from Auburn to you. Know I the contact humans, and what do you think about this more often than that? As as we got more mature and older and father away for Marvin he disagreed with a lot of the things he did. He was a steadfast is a unique fellow. Amazing Guy. I've talked to a lot of baseball. People actually recently who have talked about the idea of Marvin being. Being a a real shame that Marvin, not being inducted into the baseball hall of fame. As as big of a role as he played in creating the game that we know today, do you? Do you feel the same way about that? Warm salute red. Barber, said, the three most important people in the history of baseball. Babe Ruth. Sane, the sport from black SOx scandal. Jackie Robinson, who saved sport from the Albatross of the combination at sport exhibited and Marvin who introduced free agency? because. Most people don't realize they think that marvins introduction of free agency was great for players. A, what age! What what free agency also clubs from the reserve clause? The reserve clause can be a an albatross around the neck of a club. The illustration I always give people. Is You know the Houston Astros have the? Third Best Second Baseman in baseball and he hurts ankle these out. You know and maybe Korea. While if everybody already has the best shortstop available guess what second..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

The Twelve Six Podcast

05:01 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on The Twelve Six Podcast

"Great to have you on the show, thank you for. Being with US and Cell selfishly. This is one of the interviews that I've been looking forward to the most being a union man, yourself and me have a little bit of experience at at this point in time, but also I just hear you're a great person from from my agent. Who knows you for a long time? So thanks for being here. You Might WanNa get a new age I. Don't know, but that was kind of You're my second guess in a row. That's in Seattle right now. My. My last one was Eric. O'Flaherty and we talked a little bit about what it's like out there, but from your perspective I know you split time between New York and you've been out there in Seattle. What's what's the vibe like around there? It's pretty. Tight with a lot down here. They're still Anybody close attention to you'll recall that. Early on pandemic when it was still, an epidemic Seattle was more or less like a half dead of. Cases Yeah. Earliest debts Swaran Seattle Center, and now it's you know it's a tribute to the degree to which the populace here has undertaken social distancing, and you know claiming the hands and being very careful etc.. That it's it's an. It's a fairly enlighten towns. So. You're saying the protocols work they they work. Yeah, there's no doubt about it I mean. You you can see what's happening in Sweden when protocols are employed that right? It's just there are no happy solutions a good solution, so it's going. This is very very surreal. Yeah, not unlike anything in my lifetime and I've been around seventy three going on seventy four years, so and never expected anything like this. In the long term consequences on ones without a doubt, I think both your economic -Ly from a health standpoint from an international relations standpoint, just kind of goes on and on. It's a bunch of concentric circles. They're all I. Don't know. Know where I don't know where this ends, but it ends up looking different I'm sure on the backside while also runs even deeper than data comes the very nature about I mean..

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"mlb players association" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

12:37 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"Way back in March the MLB Players Association came to an agreement with Major League Baseball as to how they would proceed in light of the corona virus and having a baseball season now that was way back in March when we were trying to find our way and figure out just exactly what was going to happen and then all of a sudden at some point Fred in you know may we started to get worried about some negotiation tactics that Major League Baseball is trying to engage in with the Players Association after they had come to an agreement and for me one of the most informative follows on Twitter has been Eugene freedman he is a labor lawyer and you can follow him on Twitter he's at Eugene freedman that's E. U. G. E. N. E. F. R. E. D. M. A. N. and he has been doing a great job of explaining exactly what's going on in terms of tactics here and so I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to invite him to the show Fred and ask him to just make a smarter about this whole situation so let's do that now as we bring in Eugene Eugene how you doing this morning well great thanks for having me on our pleasure Eugene all right so can you you know yeah I'm sorry he doesn't know what a task ahead of what we see if he's gonna make me smarter cell no problem ahead of time okay I somehow I think just just by saying he's having a he's doing okay he's already made a smarter but Eugene all right so help us out here maybe just you know where you think it's prudent to start from in terms of what's going on here between Major League Baseball and the Players Association so sure thanks a lot guys one thing that I think we we just have to start out with context wise as you mentioned you have the Players Association and the league agreed to it a a process to return to work I believe it was on March twenty six and that process agreement contained a number of things in it it can change two things that have been talked about quite a bit one was pro rata pay and that basically said that I just come back for half a season now receive half a season's worth of salary if they come back for a quarter of the season they'll get a quarter of a season's worth of salary and the other big thing that it contains wires and this is based on reporting because I don't think that the the actual agreement has been made public and I haven't seen the first like but the other big thing it contained was the commissioner has unilateral discretion about whether this season should be played based on economic feasibility and if they do play season how long that season should be when it should start but it should at so there were other things in that agreement including a restructuring of the draft and a few other things like a lump sum payment to players in advance to help the players who were receiving the minimum to get through the first few months of the season order what would have been this season and those those were obviously all things that were agreed to mutually by force so once we started seeing that baseball was beginning discussions to come back the way I viewed it as a labor lawyer was those things are already for clothes they've been agreed to they've been signed off by the parties even though wages hours and other terms and conditions of bargaining or mandatory subjects of bargaining the parties have a duty and obligation to come together and negotiate them once they've actually negotiated them that relieves them of that duty they only have to renegotiate them at their wild at their consent basically both parties have to consent to re open those agreements and the Players Association when it was floated first that the owners wanted to do a fifty fifty split and then subsequently proposed a sliding scale for reduced salaries the Players Association said no we're not interested in that we have an agreement and the players came back with a proposal that I felt was very strategic because they basically said well we're not going to negotiate pay over we will negotiate is what we gave to you which is that unilateral discretion to start the season and for how long the season will be played and so they proposed a hundred fourteen games with specific start and end dates on that and move this season later so that there would be regular season games played in October so it seems and then the playoffs would occur in November and that's when a lot of the the discussion became well the parties are too far apart to actually get a deal done I actually disagree Iraq I think that the parts are actually getting closer to a deal because they're both realizing now that the thing is that they agreed to in March are going to stay in place and what they really have to deal with or the health and safety issues about getting the players back on the field labor lawyer Eugene freedman joining us here at ESPN one thousand you can if you want the one thing that was a sticking point a couple of weeks ago we haven't heard much I know you did preface this by saying you have not seen the agreement but it seemed for awhile there we were going back and forth that the owners have put in the agreement that if in fact there were no fans in the stands that they would re look at the percentage and the players are basically saying no that wasn't there I mean are we supposed to just take my word for it and you would think that if it was there it would be a little more push back in a little bit more in the forefront and is that it is right now yeah I think that a lot of unfortunately a lot of what happens in baseball negotiations is that the posturing between the parties is in public rather than just behind closed doors there are a lot of unions to negotiate collective bargaining agreements negotiate mid term agreements and those agreements are all done behind closed doors there's a lot of flowery language I get because we're out of it that that happened and you know that sometimes this is the party at all you know they they get uncomfortable with each other but nobody outside their room knows that they're uncomfortable with each other or that they're having that this agreement in this case you've got be writers we've got people work for Major League Baseball network who also write about baseball for newspapers you know it's it's kind of odd from that perspective but you know they they look at the party we get to these people that they trust in the media to put things out personally you know having not seen that as you said we don't know exactly what the agreement said but if it's really sad that the parties would re open negotiations on this subject that would have been explicit in the agreement it wouldn't have been a private email among three lawyers in the Major League Baseball office who then lifted to a you know that email to a reporter who works for Major League Baseball network it would have passed so just would have required the parties to go back together and we negotiated labor lawyer Eugene freedman joining us here on ESPN one thousand I'm Jeff Miller alongside Fred humor today all right Eugene so then it may be at from your perspective as a labor attorney explained to the listeners you know maybe just don't completely understand the whole idea of why you know a fifty fifty split that was proposed like like when you can't actually see the quote unquote books how how how would that even work for the players association and why they are potentially are in the right to push back on that we'll start with the second part of the question why they are in the right today we have an existing collective bargaining agreement that addresses how are you distributed it has on an individual player minimum as all of the the rules around a salary tax where if a team exceeds a certain salary for certain number of years they start paying into a levy fund that then gets redistributed by the commissioner all of that is the economic structure of the game as the parties negotiated and to to renegotiate that something that complex would take I would imagine six months to a year of on going face to face negotiations obviously on the coal that you can't really athletes in the face negotiations which makes it even more complex the do it all over soon but I don't think it's something that significant could be done that quickly and more importantly there is no obligation to renegotiated together in their collective bargaining agreement so you have to think of the the negotiations as things where there's an obligation and things where there's not an obligation and in this case there is no duty to bargain because parties have already agreed on something now on the first part of your question regarding the revenues exactly what you said D. D. each team has its own revenue stream they don't even share with each other each of your team doesn't know what the other teams are making money on exactly how much they're making they're all privately owned businesses and they are independent from any business structure the only thing they share together is the fact that they played together they have certain revenues that they're required to share and that they have a share of the work force so because they don't share with each other and their streams are sometimes tied up in non arm's length agreement so for example a lot of teams are owned by media corporations other teams own their own media outlets those agreements in terms of how much TV revenue they get are not necessarily true valuations are additionally some teams own concessions in their ballpark they they sublet them out they may own parking around there ballpark the columns only number the buildings near Wrigley Field or those considered baseball reference war and a non baseball revenues that would or would not be included in any kind of revenue sharing agreement obviously those things would all have to be worked out very complex information that the clubs do not want to share they they believe it's proprietary and so to you know reach an agreement over that first you have to have the information and the Players Association from what I understand requested information back in March they haven't gotten it the detail they would be willing to consider something like that and of course they don't want to consider so at not having the data gives them a very good excuse to say we're not doing Eugene I feel I feel a little bit smarter but my question is if we let you go will this thing be decided and you think there will be baseball and if there is it would that be the dumbest thing of all the sites that well I'm I'm an optimist I mean I'm viewing this from perhaps a slightly different perspective than than many other people but I do think that there is enough positive that both sides could win in this negotiation I know that management has been seeking expanded playoffs I know that it would increase the revenues for the ball clubs I know that the.

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MLB's Next Steps and Minor League Crisis

ESPN Daily

05:06 min | 1 year ago

MLB's Next Steps and Minor League Crisis

"Is this Jeff Passan or is it jet passing? This is Jeff, Passan but Jeff Passan may actually have been right except like a week or so early. Maybe Jeff. Passan isn't. MLB INSIDER FOR ESPN jet passing. Is someone on social media pretending to be jeff who incorrectly tweeted last week that the league in players had reached an agreement. Jet Passan actually deemed me to apologize. That's actually really nice. It was. He's a he or she don't know. Let's not not all trolls don't know who who Jeff Passan's but jet said it was intended for my friends and I didn't realize ten thousand likes later. The as many people were going to see it. So, Jeff talks between the Union and the League of heated up as the clock is ticking down, there's been a lot of back and forth with you, reporting that the owners are preparing a new offer, but let's back up to last week when they before their last offer, which had huge pay cuts for the stars. The players soundly rejected it then on Sunday night. Mlb Pa submitted a counter proposal to the league. What did they ask for? In that deal was really the opposite of what the owners had proposed earlier in the week, MLB had proposed an eighty two game schedule with significant pay cuts that were on a gradient and grew larger for the players who are making more money. This was a total nonstarter for the players who have been sticking with this notion of having pro-rated salaries paid in full, so the players on Sunday came back with not just full pro rated salaries, but over one hundred fourteen games in a season that would run all the way through the end of October so that there would be a postseason in November which we have never seen before. It was. Not Quite as radical as the owners proposal was to the players, because it included things like potential deferrals and a little tiny, give back, and saying hey will have expanded playoffs through two thousand, twenty, one as well, but this was never going to be the type of proposal that the owners would consider. Let alone except. So, what are the owners counteroffer? Well, the owners having countered yet, but what they've done is they've discussed the possibility of going back into this March twenty sixth agreement that they have with the players and utilizing some of the language in there really as a Cudgel, this language essentially gives rob Manfred the commissioner, the right to make the schedule for the two thousand twenty season. Now it's after good faith discussion with the players, but it says that a schedule can be made, and it has to include economic feasibility it has include a health and safety. It has to really include all of. Of these different things that could make it viable in major league baseball's mind, the most viable way to pay players a full prorated salary that they desire is to do so over a schedule of about fifty games. Give or take a few, and that doesn't seem like a lot because it's not, but it's also the thing that is going to leverage these discussions in one of two ways Meena. It's either going to get baseball back on the field in two thousand twenty, or it's going to get baseball on a courtroom arguing over legal ease in over the enforceability of these provisions. So one hand they said all right. We'll go back to the pro rated salaries that you guys have been clamoring for that. You claimed we all agreed to back in March, but on the other hand we might end up playing significantly fewer games correct and the reason for that according to the owners. Is that every game that they play this year? They are going to lose money now. This is a contention with which the MLB Players Association vehemently disagrees, and it has been seeking out documentation to support this idea whether it's television contracts, sponsorship agreements projections internally from clubs on what their revenues would look like as well as what they would. Would have to pay out both to players to employees and two others. They're looking essentially Meena for receipts, and the League has yet to provide that sort of information, because well, that sort of information for a long time has been privileged and I think there are some teams that are afraid that if they give up too much information, it's going to give too much leverage to the players in the future to understand how the finances work exactly, and you know if you're a team. That's looking to make as much money as you can. You don't want the people who can take the most money from you knowing exactly what your hand

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Reports: MLB shortens draft to five rounds

John Williams

00:21 sec | 1 year ago

Reports: MLB shortens draft to five rounds

"There have been optimistic reports of baseball happening this summer but yesterday's news is hurting minor league players Major League Baseball in the MLB Players Association agreed to reduce this year's draft the five rounds baseball's draft is typically forty rounds teams can sign an unlimited amount of laundry rafted players for twenty thousand dollars the draft is scheduled for June

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AP source: MLB to cut amateur draft from 40 rounds to 5

John Williams

00:22 sec | 1 year ago

AP source: MLB to cut amateur draft from 40 rounds to 5

"There have been optimistic reports of baseball happening this summer but yesterday's news is hurting minor league players Major League Baseball in the MLB Players Association agreed to reduce this year's draft just five rounds baseball's draft typically is forty rounds teams can sign an unlimited amount of undrafted players for two point twenty thousand dollars after the five rounds the draft is scheduled for June

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"mlb players association" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:03 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on WGN Radio

"The loser in this two of the illusion is to Siegfried and Roy has died from complications of corona viruses a publicist confirming that death he was seventy five years old seven oh four time for WGN sports good morning to Jo brand good morning Dave last night Texans quarterback deshaun Watson rattled bears fans cages tweeting out that the Chicago football team never contacted him before the two thousand seventeen draft but audio from the rich Eisen show of N. B. C.'s says different which teams have knocked on the deshaun Watson Dorsey let's let's chat I have the Kansas City Chiefs the Cleveland Browns and then he can test and the jet and the Buffalo Bills and I've talked to since he's gone on the phone Chicago and Baltimore whether they talk or not the bears moved up in the draft to select Mitch Trubisky that year instead of Watson or Patrick Mahomes Watson was the Heisman runner up in two thousand sixteen the bears have declined your biscuits fifth year option after this upcoming year as for the bears currently they're reportedly at least interested in free agent Larry Warford the guard was cut by New Orleans on Friday there have been optimistic reports of baseball happening this summer but yesterday's report is hurting minor league players major league baseball on the MLB Players Association agreed to reduce this year's draft to five rounds baseball's draft is typically forty rounds teams are able to sign unlimited amount of undrafted players for twenty thousand dollars after the first five rounds this year the draft is scheduled for June tenth sometimes you'll Callie is reporting that the new bulls VP of basketball operations are tourist card shelves and GM Marc Eversley are not leaning towards retaining head coach Jim Boylen despite polls ownership wanted him back the bulls new decision makers have previously declared though that they wouldn't be addressing any coaching decisions until they can physically meet with players and coaches speaking of the bulls if the year were two thousand fifteen just five years ago we be talking about what happened last night in the bulls Cavaliers playoff games W. what.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

13:05 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on KGO 810

"Or spring period summer without baseball almost unimaginable do you think that we should be able to play they're talking about the cactus league the grapefruit league they're talking about some arrangement for some games being played let me go around calling for Sam to Tehran delighted to have you welcome to KGO thank you I'm ninety four years old and I'm the son of an immigrant my father came to this country from Sweden as a fifteen year old in nineteen oh five and he worked I lane track on the railroad named Angeli got to be on a freight train crews look the going out of Minneapolis west end up learning the English language and everything and when they had a layover in Minneapolis his fellow crew members you would take in ways to go to the ballpark and one of the guys at the my father just got excited about it loses friends there was this young guy that do it all and the my father became fan of the big baseball learning always things that we have learned in Sweden and was our regular enthusiastic supporter of Willie Mays and when when my father retired from the rebels in fifty eight they moved out to Santa Clara California I live in San Matteo and so he I always had the radio in his pocket when he was out they are didn't you wouldn't notice but giants ball games the end of the course living in Santa Clara on a pension the payment made as many trips as it causes you Sam says going to watch will be placed he was a fan of wellies all always like that it's a great story it's wonderful and you're so lucky that you experience that through your dad and that yeah I appreciate the call wonderful call thank you now I gotta tell you some smoke is slowly starting to emerge over the Major League Baseball and their plan to do this two thousand twenty season there are planning to present a plan for the two thousand twenty season to the MLB Players Association within the next week this is a report that is now being done out of the New York Post now the pie in the sky hope for the return to action is reportedly an opening day in early July a second spring training in June I am the they're talking about this but the MLB will need to take the coronavirus situation seriously and I would have to get wildly better over the coming weeks for July opening day otherwise it won't be feasible and you know these reports that we may have three thousand deaths a day beginning in June that would kill it altogether I want to know what you think about the team's quarantining say in Phoenix or in in Florida moving between stadiums and hotels in a single area and have the teams play against each other in empty stadiums would that be a baseball season for you Anthony found she the White House coronavirus expert has described the quarantine league as the ideal way to play games amid the conditions of the pandemic thank you understand well the idea of an isolated season has its drawbacks it could come with a bonus of significantly reducing chances of the virus spreading into the leak if if the league is playing games with teams moving between cities that would mean air travel hotels that would be terrible because potential exposure but if there can be one or two places where they play and they're in complete isolation except around the ball field would that work four one five eight zero eight zero eight ten you tell me did reveal out of Phoenix for spring training a lot of you do I don't know if baseball merry is listening but I know she's a big fan what let's get your comments Phil welcome to KGO hi Phil glad you called hi John a I I live in mesa Arizona and it's a big spring training deal I met my daughter what's in the Marriott corporation in Asia at the hotel down because of no no they they went from full spring training because of Big Spring tent the cubs played owner of the stadium down there and make sure it completely down we went from yeah person occupancy to four people in the hotel the only way for the Indian lady Dave what do they call the date she's laid off for a few months to go back to work flee menacing gets over but I'm a big fan I've never talked to you I'm glad to talk to you I've talked to Pat and I've talked to back in the way old days of KGO I'd love this radio station and I used to listen to it before we had the internet so I was listening to it on radio actual my transistor radio that's great and and you know the eighteenth so but what I want to say about the what made this is my dad's favorite baseball player and and it was such a great deal we didn't know he was honest to god I know you still live I'm I'm glad to hear that he's eighty nine acre eighty nine years old today there is not some yeah unbelievable it it meant something and but but the the the spring training down here in mesa Arizona is incredible I mean there's a lot of money that comes in I bet there's well because the weather's perfect it's seventy degrees minutes there's no humidity and and and people come out here and just just it's it's great let me ask you a question if as some in Major League are suggesting we had all the teams come down to makes the Phoenix area and they played in isolation you couldn't go to the ball park but they could play against each other in order to have a season how do you think that would go over I don't think it will go over it all I didn't personally I think just cancel the whole damn thing this is just my opinion I I don't think I would be just not the same yes I'm going to go to see Jimmy Buffett and the concert how can you get in an empty for a year right yeah you know how you can listen to it on the internet and that's wonderful but I your goal of the total sum field and see themselves you know and and in Colorado and see it boulder CO a concert goer and there seems to be a consensus that there will be some sort of Major League Baseball season this year in some form or another do you think if they can come up with something they ought to give it a shot and see what happens Yahoo ABC wouldn't hurt I mean let's just try to get you know the problem is we don't know but it seems so weird that we don't know about how things are going to re open and things are gonna happen Arizona is that we've been very lucky plus the fact that I don't know anybody who's had this this disease this virus I don't know anybody that knows anybody that's had this virus in more foreign I mean it is far like into work fine on her but you know when you go to star Cisco or to New York or whatever I guess it is a big crisis let's say you heard what your governor Doug Ducey did yesterday he announced he was lifting some coronavirus restrictions on businesses and he is the he sent an email to twenty three researchers from Arizona State University the university of Arizona and they're doing modeling but I have to tell you there is a stay at home order in Arizona until may fifteenth are you aware of that yes and and I understand a home on my wife happens to work for the largest selling business I will give you the name of it but it's the largest fabric sewing business owner in the country and their business is up a hundred and fifty percent from last year no no only just let me just be clear about the supermarket mass in the blizzard absolutely now in Arizona there have been a reported nine thousand seven hundred and seven confirmed cases of code nineteen we know there are at least four hundred and twenty six deaths and well relatively low in comparison with harder hit states the number of cases reported as of yesterday in Arizona rose by four point three percent in the last twenty four hours and thirty three deaths recorded there represented the single largest increase since the start of the pandemic so that's the reason why I'm interested because use made the statement that in Arizona there's been virtually no impact and at least what I'm hearing about Arizona is there has been impact I did not hear that I I did not know that and maybe is because lows is in town yesterday you're talking about the president yeah how you know you know went on maybe maybe it's because he was in town yesterday and then maybe that's the reason we heard that but it there there's seven point five million people in Arizona if you look at the percentages that to me that's nothing I mean and and I I don't mean to be this is an understated there's not many people but just seven and a half million people in front of five million people in Maricopa county that's not very many people but it is a problem and it's true that governor Ducey hosted Donald Trump in Phoenix on a tour of that mass production facility and the president of course did not wear a mask but the question really becomes because of your daughter and your observation about the economic impact of the question is whether or not a season could be put together and you're suggesting that it wouldn't work I yeah I don't know that it it I think you know I think what's going to happen to be honest with you I think what's gonna happen is that people even know let's say err the governor or the government states say okay it's okay to go back in the public I think people are still going to be scared and they're not going to want to go back in the public and and go without a mask and go into rice ice pleasure when going into the final round I'm certainly not going and I think I've predicted here for for the last month or so there will be no Republican or Democratic National Convention because well listen I want you know I'm glad failure you're listening I'm glad you're a participating and I appreciate it and you tell your daughter we can't wait for her to get back to work it's great talking to you John thank you Sir is really great I thank leisure by the way they're talking about up llegan club officials are in in terms of the the M. L. B. are saying that maybe they could do something in Florida or Texas or Arizona as a potential hub in various start up plans but I wouldn't go into a stadium would you M. this is a real issue you know the league has said they would prefer to host games in as many home cities as possible the favoring that option over sending teams and hubs such as Florida or Arizona sending all thirty teams to one location an option once considered among the most feasible.

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"mlb players association" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

01:35 min | 1 year ago

"mlb players association" Discussed on WTOP

"And forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thank rad eleven fifteen the update now George Wallace baseball news on what was supposed to be opening day well we don't know when this is going to start buying baseball in the MLB Players Association have a new deal on making changes in response the shorten twenty twenty season corneas PM players already voted on MLB owners expected to ratify on Friday among the changes perhaps the biggest the transaction freeze it's expected to begin on Friday means no trades signings or anything until Major League Baseball and the Players Association agree to lift the freeze so we'll see when in fact that does that happen when opening day takes place we still don't know anything the national did make some moves though on the day that was supposed to be the opener option Eric Finney triple A. Fresno and catcher tres Barrera Adrian Sanchez interest even among those option to double A. Harrisburg Roger Goodell sent a memo to all NFL teams saying the draft will go on April twenty third the twenty fifth he form team they should be doing the necessary planning to conduct operations in a location outside of the team facility which right now is closed until April eighth and with a limited number of people present and sufficient technology resources to communicate with other clubs and draft headquarters so the draft will go on April twenty third the twenty fifth and the Indianapolis five hundred is being postponed will not happen in may it will happen in August George Wallace WTOP sports coming up on WTOP metro says to red line stations close tonight on corona virus concerns will re open tomorrow it's eleven sixteen CDW we get an unsecured laptop.

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Miami: Marlins Park To Host 2021 World Baseball Classic Games

Brian Mudd

00:51 sec | 1 year ago

Miami: Marlins Park To Host 2021 World Baseball Classic Games

"Good we're following breaking news coming out from Marlins park turns out Marlins park in the three oh five will have an expanded role in the twenty twenty one world baseball classic including we just found out hosting the semifinal and championship rounds of the international event the world baseball classic essentially the World Cup of baseball it's this international baseball tournament sanctioned by the world baseball softball confederation and put up in conjunction with MLB and MLB Players Association so this is pretty exciting yeah it's cool I I'm at first it was all these things with the when they started it is goes back well over a decade now a little bit skeptical you know is that just gonna be another thing try to make some money but it really is fun because you see so many players go play almost in like an Olympic environment for baseball I. N. they they've made to reach a major league kind of realm and you know it it is it's a really really need

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