MLB and the Players Union will have a meeting today at which the players are expected to present their counteroffer. Let’s hope this meeting goes a little longer this time.
The Mets reached out to Brian Butterfield but he can’t have the job because he is not vaccinated. (This is just a news story, not an invitation to start a vaccine debate.)
Wladimir Balentien, who holds the single season home run record in Nippon Professional Baseball, has retired from NPB. Meanwhile, the Yokohama DeNA BayStars re-signed Michael Peoples.
The Angels have the honor of joining in one of the top three trade busts since 2000.
The police have ruled that the deaths of a mother and her two year old son at Petco Park last year are a suicide and a homicide.
Former MLB pitcher Sergio Mitre is in prison in Mexico for raping and murdering a 22 month old girl. He got 40 to 60 years.
Dan Shaunessy left Pedro Ortiz off his Hall of Fame ballot and Ortiz apparently threw a hissy fit over it.
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