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Priorities not perfection Baseball’s deal addresses service time cash flow Priorities not perfection Baseball’s deal addresses service time cash flow
Cary Erickson | 27 March, 2020, 02:35

In his suggested scenario, the Major League Baseball season would either start on June 1 or July 1. Postseason games would be played in eight domed stadiums and three Southern California stadiums.

As far as where the World Series will be played, Boras is a strong advocate of a neutral site for at least some of the games so that fans and sponsors have months to plan for the event, similar to the Super Bowl. We'll be there to connect you to your team, from the first play to the last K, on America's first and only nationwide 5G.

We'll see what the final deal looks like when it comes out, but I'm struck by the fact that half of the signing bonus dollars are deferred for TWO years, which seems like quite an aggressive ask by the teams, to say nothing of the modest $10,000 cap on undrafted signings. "We're just trying to let (MLB) know we have the ability to do it, that there's a logical way to do it". "You have the facilities". He wants all of his players to have a chance to play a complete season, so they do not have any loss of income.

"I think having a planned World Series at a designated site would be a tremendous economic gain for our industry", Boras said.

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All 5 video games will probably be to be had on TV by means of MLB Network and will also be streamed by means of MLB At Bat and and on hooked up gadgets. "Here, we can have five to seven days of festivities". A regular season encompassing October and November would require some games to be played in nasty weather, but Boras said the schedule could be adjusted to minimize the number of late-season games in cold-weather cities.

Boras has reason to suggest such a plan. Boras' June 1 proposal would involve playing all 162 games, but if the season started July 1, he would trim it down to a 144-game season.

A playoff run to Christmas also would force Major League Baseball to push back the start of the 2021 season until at least mid-April.

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