Hal Steinbrenner Failed the Vibe Check

“We can talk about our revenues but you got to pay attention to the expenses too and we’ve got some significant ones. It was a tough two years.” Hey, that’s Rob Manfred’s music! After 99 days of MLB owners crying poor, this was an all-too-familiar refrain. Hal Steinbrenner did little yesterday to assuage Yankees fans’ […]

MLB lockout agreement

We’re Back!

After 98 long days (at least 43 of which were waiting on the league to make an offer, let’s never forget that), Major League Baseball and its Players Association have reached a tentative deal on a new 5-year collective bargaining agreement, ending the owner-imposed lockout. Interestingly enough, the Yankees voted against the proposal, but nonetheless […]

MLB Lockout

So What Now?

Despite hours and hours of face-to-face negotiations and a fun night of optimistic tweets that brought a bit too much false hope to baseball Twitter, the inevitable has occurred. This afternoon, Major League Baseball and the Players’ Union reached a stalemate and left the bargaining table with no plans to return. The owner-imposed lockout continues […]