Ty Buttrey will be back. Now if the labor issues can just get resolved. Meanwhile, Mike Trout busies himself throwing a Nerf football.
Rachel Balkovec will become the first woman to manage a minor league baseball team. The Tampa Tarpons are a Yankees affiliate.
Here is a comprehensive article about all the women breaking barriers in professional baseball.
Collective Bargaining Agreement News
MLB will supposedly make their core economics proposal to the MLBPA within two weeks. The lack of any plan to talk, previously reported here, hasn’t stopped the lawyers from working up their plans of action.
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