The Major League Baseball will not deal with the Players Association’s proposal for a 70-game season, the union has announced.
“The MLB has informed the association that it will not respond to our final offer and will not play more than 600 games,” the statement said. “Our executive board will call in the near future to determine the next steps. The important thing is that the players are committed to getting back to work as soon as possible. “
The union’s latest proposal came on Thursday and was immediately rejected by Commissioner Rob Manfred.
Manfred had a nearly five-hour meeting with Union chief Tony Clarke in Arizona on Tuesday, and the MLB said Wednesday that they had reached a structure for the season. The union argued it was a mere proposal.
The plan included a 0-game regular-season schedule with a salary of 1.44 billion and. There will be a pool of 25 million players next season. Union proposal: 1. billion3 billion dollars salary, and পরবর্তী 50 million after the next season.
According to Athletic’s Ken Rosanthal and Evan Drelich, the league will discuss possible options with the owners this weekend.
With the Associated Press file.