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There is really not a whole lot of baseball news today other than the deal reached between MLB and MLBPA concerning issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. A deal is now in place between MLB and the MLBPA that the season, if it happens, will last as long as necessary to complete some semblance of a full season. There will also be guaranteed service time and salary advances. See also the detailed ESPN analysis of the deal.
Bleacher Report thinks the Angels will be in the hunt for a wild card berth. It’s not news. It’s opinion, but it’s a fun opinion.
The luxury tax status will not reset if the 2020 season is cancelled.
Chris Sale had his Tommy John surgery on his birthday Monday. Is it ethically wrong for pitchers to get TJ right now? Evan Gattis comes up with the tone deaf baseball tweet of the day.