Report: MLB to propose shorter season, pay players full pro-rated salary

MLB insider Shi Davidi joins Lead Off to discuss the whether he sees any chance that the MLB owners and Players Union can come together on the financials, find common ground and start figuring out a return to play plan.

Major League Baseball intends to propose a shorter season and would pay players a full pro-rated share of their salaries, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

The league envisions a season that would run “somewhere in the neighbourhood of 50 regular-season games,” per Passan but the exact number is still under consideration.

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On Sunday, the MLB players union offered a 114-game season and requested a higher percentage of their salaries on Sunday after the league proposed a shorter campaign and additional pay cuts for the players.

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