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May 28: A Year Without Baseball?
May 28 2020
Jeff and Stephen host. We discuss the latest in the stand-off between MLB owners and players. Columbus Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen on the NHL’s planned return, and his team’s playoff matchup against the Maple Leafs (27:03). SportsNet LA’s Ned Colletti on the current baseball negotiations, and why hockey was the first major North American […]
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David Samson responds to Scott Boras' '(don't) bail out the owners' memo
May 28 2020
The former Marlins president gives his takes on super agent Scott Boras telling his clients to refuse MLB’s attempt to further cut salaries for 2020, how much damage the game suffers with the public spat, if the owners' latest offer provides a solid basis for an agreement, the players looking to play more than 100 games, the MLBPA's desire for owners to open their books, where he would cut costs if he ran a team, and if the owners would be willing to cancel the season.
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Ned Colletti: MLB & MLBPA can't forget that it all tracks back to the customer
May 28 2020
The former Dodgers GM provides his perspective on how concerning the public spat between the owners & players are, what's a fair salary for half a season without gate revenue, the role agents play in negotiations, why the NHL was able to beat the NBA & MLB with a return-to-play plan, and how Rob Manfred's league may react if the second wave of COVID-19 happens at a time that coincides with the playoffs.
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It was always about 'when' and not 'if' NHL gets back for Jarmo Kekalainen
May 28 2020
The Blue Jackets GM comments on how confident he was that there would be a conclusion to the 2019-20 NHL season, if his conversation with his team has changed since the plan to resume was formally announced, the amount of time he'll have to prepare for the first playoff round against the Maple Leafs, the health of his club once action resumes, and what type of hockey we may see when the puck drops.
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