MLB Rumors: League, MLBPA Agree To New Deal, COVID-19 Protocols

Play ball (almost)


Ladies and gentlemen, we reportedly have a deal.

The Major League Baseball Players’ Association on Monday approved the league’s proposal from mid-January, according to USA TODAY’s Bob Nightengale.

The proposal will feature 7-inning doubleheaders and a runner starting on second base in extra innings for the second straight season, per the report.

“Both sides were in agreement on this from the get-go,” Nightengale wrote. However, there reportedly is no universal designated hitter.

The New York Post’s Joel Sherman also provided some additional details:

Let’s go!

Thumbnail photo via Kevin JairajUSA TODAY Sports Images

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