A could have been, by local sports columnist, Dan Bickley.
The MLBPA and the owners have reached an agreement on several key issues facing the league this season, including a structure for pay, service time, and the resumption of baseball activities. There are still plenty of specifics to be hammered out in that last part, but the general framework is in place.
Every team has agreed to continue employing all non-player personnel in the regular fashion through the end of April. That will ensure steady paychecks for a large number of employees, though it’s worth remembering that not all workers associated with a ballclub and ballpark — say, vendors — are necessarily employed by the team.
I have a feeling the Wilpons might have a difficult time finding a buyer at the moment.
Reds reliever Amir Garrett walked away the champion of a tourney that was streamed live for fans to watch during the absence of real baseball games.