MLB Reportedly Threatened Today to Cancel a Month of Games

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MLB Reportedly Threatened Today to Cancel a Month of Games

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At its own self-imposed deadline for reaching a new CBA with the players, after months of alternating between silence and terrible offers, Major League Baseball decided to start making threats. A more self-aware body would know that it has no high ground here, but they don’t care about high ground. Only short-term dollars.

The threats:

So, again, MLB owners started the lockout, did nothing for six weeks, and then have made terrible offer after terrible offer. And now they threaten to cancel a month of the season. You’ll forgive me if I fall back into my cynicism and say: this is exactly what was always intended. Either the players were going to accept a ridiculously unfair deal, or a chunk of the season was gonna get lopped off. That was always the plan. Period.

Call it a planned disaster:



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.