At Long Last, MLB Pushing for Minor League Pay Increases

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At Long Last, MLB Pushing for Minor League Pay Increases

Chicago Cubs

Well this ball is certainly rolling. Just a day after we learned that the Blue Jays were increasing their minor league pay, now we learn that MLB is pushing for a wider adoption:

Although MLB, itself, cannot control what each organization pays its minor league players, it can certainly force other improvements in its agreement with Minor League Baseball, and it can suggest to its clubs that minor league players are better compensated. Once that gets going with a few teams, more will follow suit, and then you’ll see a pretty significant uptick in pay across all of minor league baseball.

Also, just an FYI on the Blue Jays’ new minor league pay:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.