MLB and the MLBPA Still Have a Long Way to Go

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Sports Illustrated

By Tom Verducci Distrust and timing are important elements as negotiations have yet to gain traction. Major League Baseball made proposals Thursday to the Major League Baseball Players Association that addressed economic issues and a revised draft lottery, according to sources familiar with the talks. The proposals represented the first substantive talks since MLB began the lockout Dec. 2. However, it was not immediately known whether the proposals paved any ground in forming a pathway toward an agreement. Until now, progress and common ground have been so rare that the scheduled start of spri…

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