MLB argues that minor league players should not be paid during spring training because they are trainees rather than employees. This interesting case goes to trial June 1, 2022 unless it gets disposed of by last Friday’s summary judgment hearing.
The Angels got a grade of “C” for their 2006 draft with the big prize being Jordan Walden as it turned out.
This article gets into the nitty gritty of player valuation. While those guys make a lot of money, they don’t make it for all that long.
Noah Syndergaard announced that he can’t announce the beginning of baseball season.
The Angels have a couple of mentions in this list of the worst $100 Million signings as you might expect. Albert Pujols got an honorable mention and Josh Hamilton made it into the top ten. Vernon Wells is also mentioned, although he was classified as the Blue Jays screw up.
What do you think? Does MLB need a salary cap?
The Cardinals are hiring data and software engineers.
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