MLB Owners and Players ‘Closing In’ on Deal for 2020 Season [UPDATED]

Just when things seemed especially bleak between MLB owners and players, we got word from veteran MLB reporter Jon Heyman that there was a “productive” meeting today. Later, he dropped a bombshell that the two sides are close to a deal:

This can only be construed as fantastic news — it will be interesting to look under the hood of the deal to see how many games will be played and what the specifics are as far as compensation are concerned.

UPDATE: Not (quite) so fast?

UPDATE II: Here is the framework of the potential deal:

This is a developing story and we will update it as new information emerges. 

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.

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