MLB has a “Steve Cohen tax,” but what it really needs is one nicknamed for Bob Nutting or John Fisher.
The MLBPA went into bargaining demanding pre-arbitration players to be paid more, and this is one area where they were able to achieve their goal, even if it does come with caveats.
No one knows just how long the lockout is going to go on, or how short the 2022 season will end up being.
The idea of including WAR in salary calculations keeps coming up. If it’s going to happen, we need ground rules.
MLB is never honest about their money, and the recent concerns that the RSN gold mine will run dry is just another example of the league hoping to foist risk off on the players.