Tuesday, February 27, 2018

MLBPA filing grievances against four MLB teams

From the NY Post-

“The Major League Baseball Players Association has been stewing all offseason while free agents, high-profile or not, remain unsigned, even as spring training has commenced. The MLBPA found a target for its frustration.

A grievance has been filed by the MLBPA against four teams — the A’s, Marlins, Pirates and Rays — and the claim is simple: The MLBPA accuses the teams of not spending the revenue-sharing money they receive appropriately, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Proving that claim would be far from simple.

The collective bargaining agreement states teams must use any revenue-sharing money to improve the on-field product. That doesn’t mean it has to be funneled directly into the major league payroll.”

Read more here.

Hmmmm. I wonder if those teams have boycotters too. Also, who is to say that the money should be spent on the players from this year instead of next years better class?

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